If you are building a new house or make some improvements to your existing home, take a decision which type of rain gutters you install in your home. 

Here’s a brief overview of how many types of rain gutter are sold in the market and how they should be used. Generally gutters come in two basic shapes: half round and K style. 

If you want to know more about rain gutters, check out here. Homeowners who choose half round designs do so generally for aesthetic reasons: this type of gutter really adds a touch of elegance to the look of any home’s exterior, especially if made from copper. 

Zinc gutter system supports drainage on new constructions & renovations

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Materials:

Steel: Gutters made from steel are extremely strong and are much less susceptible to damage from debris, wind or ice. 

Aluminium and vinyl: These two materials are the most popular and are the easiest to install because of their lightweight properties. Many homeowners choose to paint their aluminium gutters to match their wall so that the system doesn’t “show” as much.

Copper and Zinc: Most often seen in half-round designs, gutters made from these types of metals look beautiful. Homeowners who choose these metals do so because they add a classic finishing touch to home exteriors, for this reason, they are usually used for luxury homes.