If you’re looking to add a “wow” factor to your home, you may want to consider a custom copper gutter installation. Copper is not only beautiful and a stand out product on its own, but it can also be customized to fit your unique home and personality. At The Brothers that just do Gutters, we produce a lot of custom copper gutter projects for our clients, franchise wide.
Custom gutter jobs can include things like:
- Rain chains instead of downspouts
- Custom scuppers, hangers, and other accessories
- Unique sizing
- Radial installations
- Custom colors (for aluminum jobs)
Our custom copper clients tend to pay great attention to detail and enjoy, not only the aesthetic appeal of the copper material, but also, the standout accessories like the ones listed above. Accessories like rain chains, custom scuppers, and decorative hangers serve as perfect finishing details to bring the whole project together.
Hangers are used to hang the gutter to your home. Today, it is most common to use hidden hangers which are installed inside of the gutter and are virtually invisible. But, if a homeowner decides to use hangers as accents, decorative hangers can be installed on the outside of the gutter instead.
Read our blog, 5 Gutter Accessories You Didn’t Know Existed for a full breakdown of these gutter accessories.
Here are some examples of The Brothers that just do Gutters custom copper jobs:
Not only are copper gutters unique and aesthetically pleasing, but they also are the most durable of gutter materials. Properly maintained copper gutters can last anywhere from 50-150 years, whereas, most other materials have a total lifespan of 10-30 years.
If you’ve ever seen copper that is several years old, you may have noticed that it has turned a dark brown/green hue. This is because overtime copper patinas, which is one of the reasons why copper lasts so long. Find out more on what this means, and why it happens in our blog, Why Do Copper Gutters Turn Green.
Aside from the obvious durability benefits that this patina provides, the aesthetics of its warn antique look is also very appealing to homeowners. Since copper is best paired with historic homes, this antique finish helps to further enhance and complement the historical features of their home. Copper is not just for historic homes though. Copper gutters can make for a great standout to vinyl siding, and complement to other backgrounds like brick or stucco.
If you are interested in a unique custom gutter job for your home, contact us today for your free estimate!