Metal Roofs and Gutters in Snowy Climates: Choosing the Right Gutters and Exploring Alternatives

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If you are installing a metal roof in an area that gets snowfall, you need to choose your gutters carefully. Snow on metal roofs tends to melt and slide off quickly. As a result, it can damage your gutters, but you can easily avoid this issue with the right tactics. Here are a few tips on choosing and installing gutters as well as exploring alternatives: 1. Use narrow gutters. When a metal roof sheds snow, the snow tends to overshoot the edge of the roof a bit and come down in almost a wavelike motion.

25 April 2016