Earlier this week, aluminum gutters were highlighted as a low-cost and sturdy gutter material, making them a popular choice for many homeowners. This installment in the four-part series on gutter materials will overview copper gutters, widely hailed as a stunning architectural feature to add to a home. Copper is a high-end gutter material not only because of its aesthetic appeal but also for its durability as one of the strongest metals available for gutters.

Like aluminum gutters, copper gutters can be installed in sections or in a seamless design. To help you determine whether copper is the right material for your gutters, the following chart explores some of the pros and cons of copper gutters:

Pros & Cons of Aluminum Gutters

With the high costs associated with copper gutters and the intricacy of the installation, it’s especially important to work with a knowledgeable professional who will protect the investment you are making in your home.

To learn more about additional rain gutter materials, check out our blog articles detailing the advantages and disadvantages of aluminum, steel, and vinyl gutters.

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Sources: Los Angeles Times; National Association of Home Builders; New York Times; This Old House; Washington Post.

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