Gutter Replacement Rules

Gutter Replacement Rules

In my business I have seen homeowners take a lot of time deciding which texture and shingle color is the right one for their new roof only to leave it up to the Myrtle Beach roofing contractor to select and install any old set of gutters. As a homeowner you want to keep in mind that downspouts and gutters are more visible than the actual roof and they should be chosen with as much care as you put into other aspects of the roof.  Anyone in the real estate world can tell you that selling a home is all about “curb appeal” and even if selling your home is not your ultimate goal, you need to pay close attention to the selection of the gutters – if they actually need replacing. Which often they do not. Myrtle Beach Roofing Jobs – Do The Gutters Need Replacing? While in the process of bidding on a Myrtle Beach roofing job many contractors will approach the homeowner with something along the line of “You know, as long as we are installing a new roof, you might as well replace the gutters.”  This is almost like a lawn care professional saying “As long as I am here to take care of your lawn, I should resurface your driveway.” Unfortunately less scrupulous Myrtle Beach roofing companies often look at installing new gutters along with the roof replacement as a way to make extra profit on the overall project as well as eliminating the extra work of having to protect the existing gutters while the roof is under construction.  These are very valid reason for...