Commercial Gutter systems are totally same from the residential gutter systems. While the material required in gutter installations are the same in styles, sizes, and durability. Commercial complexes or building usually have different legal or building code requirement, depending on city or state regulations.

  • Commercial Gutter Styles

Do you know a commercial gutter style comes in K-Style and U-shaped? A U-shaped gutter is often used for residences and is a popular choice for
Commercial Gutter Company. The K-Style gutter resembles a ‘’K’’ and looks just similar to crown molding when installed by experts. This gutter style can be used for commercial application and it provides you an attractive appearance.

In the market, box roof gutters are also available for commercial installations. This allows for more water consumption volume than a similar-sized K-style gutter system. Building owners, who want additional protection in buildings with higher water run-off Box gutters, are the right choice. Box guttering is slightly more prone to collecting debris and it gets manufactured in large sizes to meet greater water volume needs. A commercial building that has leaf or debris issues, gutter guards can be added by Aluminum Gutter Service Company experts to reduce build-up and maintenance problems.

  • Commercial Gutter Size

Gutters for the roof can be manufactured in a variety of sizes, but the most common one is five-inch and six-inch widths. The five-inch gutter is perfect for homes and commercial buildings are big that’s why it requires the larger six-inch size gutter.

A small commercial complex or building could use a smaller gutter system but it depends on the water volume. Gutters with larger size have additional durability needed for commercial applications. The downspout size is also a major factor. Five-inch gutters have 2x3 downspouts; six-inch gutters use 3x4 inch downspouts. Don’t worry adaptations can be made.

  • Materials Used for Commercial Gutters Installation

The highest lastingness comes from 24 gauge galvanized steel or heavy aluminum. Steel gutters have exception durability and quality for commercial use. Steel guttering is heavy and it can be installed by technicians to avoid pulling away from the building heavy use. Aluminum is available in different gauges and thickness. It does provide a lighter weight gutter and will not rust.

Both steel and aluminum guttering has a protective coating to reduce corrosion, add durability in commercial building and provide color.

Copper Guttering is also a good option for commercial guttering use. It is widely used in residential applications due to its appearance. The copper adds a beautiful look to the property. However, copper can be used for commercial properties just to add a distinct look into the building or area requires.

Whenever you hire a professional
New England Gutter Company, their experts know the requirements for your building size and any regulations that apply for your location. You also have an advantage while working for commercial purpose, which makes a big difference in gutter installation and how well gutters last.

Author's Bio: 

Nancy Smith is an entrepreneur.