Gutter Illustrations

Sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of the different types of gutters. The most important thing is that you as a homeowner have the best gutter system installed in order to insure the safety of your property from water damage. Allow us to help you visualize the options with a few simple gutter illustrations.


gutter illustrations

K Style Gutters

K Style gutters are the most popular style of gutter on the market today.  The design and shape of this gutter creates the strongest and most effective system to capture potentially damaging water flow.

Half Round Gutters

Half Round gutters provide a unique look to any home. Our half round gutters are the old style of half round gutters. The style is most commonly found on older homes, but has the ability to add a historic feel to more modern architecture. The difference between the old style and modern style of half round gutters is the lip of the gutter. Old style flips out and the modern style flips in.


downspout illustration

2×3″ and 3×4″ Downspouts

2×3″ and 3×4″ downspouts are the most common sizes used in the industry. 2×3” downspouts are the standard dimensions used on residential homes, whereas the 3×4” is generally used as a commercial downspout because of its increased flow capacity.

Round Downspouts

Round downspouts are available in corrugated aluminum or copper for extra strength and durability, or smooth copper, which provides a uniquely warm look to the exterior of a home.

For a blog post explaining these different systems with even more real life examples, click here. And as always, if you want more information feel free to call or come see us today! We’re happy to explain all of the available gutter options with you and answer any of your specific questions.