Sizes

Seamless Gutter Sizes

At All Season Gutters, all of our seamless gutter systems are custom designed to fit your needs in an effort to eliminate all future problems when properly maintained. Each section of our Seamless Gutter Systems is measured and run out on site to ensure a perfect fit for every part of your home. For lifetime, worry-free gutters, we use the thickest aluminum, and the best-hidden hangers on the market to stand up to tough winters and strong storms.

All of our seamless gutter systems run anywhere from a few inches to 100 feet. We offer both the standard 5” K style gutter and the larger 6” K style gutter for larger homes, steep roofs, and problem areas.

Standard 5″ K Style Gutters: The 5” K-style gutter is the most common size and style that you see on homes and might also be referred to as an ogee style. They are the residential industry’s standard, with a water collection opening of 4.25” and can hold 2 ½ quarts of water per foot. The standard downspout size for this application is the 2×3, however, we can also add larger 3×4 downspouts to the standard 5” gutter.

Larger 6″ K Style Gutters: The 6” K-style gutter is an excellent option for problem areas such as steep valleys, roofs, or long runs of gutter without adequate downspouts. These can be installed on any home from ranch style to micro-mansion without affecting the look of the home. One foot of 6″ K-Style gutter holds 2.0 gallons of water and will prevent damage from heavy rainfalls and large amounts of snow. The standard downspout for the 6” gutters is a 3×4 downspout which allows for water to move away from the home at a much faster rate preventing erosion and foundation damage.

 

Determining the Size of Your Gutters

No two homes are alike! Whether it is a large estate or residential home, every gutter project has their specific needs. Though 5″ and 6″ gutters are standard, there are multiple factors, such as architecture and geography, that determine the gutter size you need. Here are some factors to help you choose the correct gutter size for your home.

Gutter Drainage Area: In order to figure out what size gutter you need, you will need to calculate the square footage of the gutter’s drainage area. The bigger the square footage, the bigger gutter you will need. Once you figure out the square footage, you can adjust your calculation for your roof’s slope and rainfall intensity in your area.

Roof Size: When determining gutter size, it is important to look at the number of shingle squares. This will give you an estimate of how many gallons of water comes off the roof during a storm. The bigger your roof, the more water it will generate.

Slope: The slope of your roof is also another factor. The steeper your roof is, the faster water will come down from it. Therefore, we recommend you choose a bigger gutter.

Geography: Location is another important factor when choosing the right gutter size for your home. When choosing between 5″ and 6″ gutters, it is important to ask yourself, “Am I in an area like Florida that gets frequent downpours? Or in an area such as the Northeast who get a few rainstorms in a year?” The more rainfall in your area, the bigger your gutter system should be.

Contact All Season Gutters

To get an accurate estimate of what gutter size you need for your home, contact All Season Gutters! As Central PA’s leading gutter installation company, we have a team of local technicians who are able to calculate the right gutter size for your home. We also have 13 years of experience with gutter installation and repair.

In addition to that, we offer gutter cleaning, gutter guard installation, fascia and soffit installation, and more!

 

 

Testimonials

The customer service and product I received were excellent. I will highly recommend you to anyone.

– The Gablers

The All Season team was a pleasure to do business with from the very start. The estimate was done in a timely manner and the gutters were installed promptly and efficiently. I highly recommend All Season Gutters!

– D. Myers

Excellent. The job estimate was 3-4 days and they brought a full crew plus the owner and completed the job in 2 1/2 days. They were on time each morning and cleaned up at the end of each day. One of our beams had been wrapped poorly when our home was originally constructed. All Season Gutters solution/ repair was practical and attractive. They consulted us with little details along the way and the result was a job well done. We are so glad we selected them for the job and would highly recommend them.

 

– V. Jugan
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