Rain gutters are a very important part of a house or building as it protects our home from rainwater by providing proper direction to get it off from the roof and walls. Today many rain gutter materials are available in the market.
Among all materials, aluminum rain gutters (which is also known as ‘รางน้ำฝนอลูมิเนียม‘ in the Thai language) have become very popular these days. There are many advantages of using aluminum gutters such as:
Durability: Gutters made of aluminum are highly durable. They never rust (unlike steel gutters, which are known to start corroding after only 5 years of use) and can last up to 30 years if properly cared for and maintained.
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Cost: Another advantage of using aluminum rain gutters is its low cost. aluminum is much cheaper than other guttering materials (such as steel) hence the cost of installing aluminum gutters is also less.
Installation: Using copper or steel gutters will require the assistance of a professional, as the joints will need to be properly soldered to prevent links. aluminum guttering, on the other hand, does not require soldering. The metal is also lightweight and easy to install.
Leaks: The biggest advantage of installing aluminum gutter is that it is leakproof. This is because they have a seamless design with no joints (it’s one long aluminum gutter rather than a lot of smaller ones that you have to connect), meaning that there is space for rainwater to possibly escape.
Colour: When your gutter has been made out of aluminum, you have a wide range of colors to choose from, you can select any color that compliments the exterior of your home.
All the above advantages make aluminum gutters a popular choice.