Ensuring all aspects of your home’s outdoor drainage system are running at top efficiency is of vital importance. The consequences of water damage to a property can be devastating and very expensive to repair. Some damage is even irreparable, making it all the more important to make sure your outdoor drainage components are in top condition and are well maintained. Homeowners in Toronto and the GTA have to be particularly wary as the Canadian climate can be harsh and unpredictable. It can rain or snow for days on end. Today’s environmental conditions now make rain and snow even more damaging to the exterior of homes as they contain high quantities of salt and pollutants. These components can wreck havoc on outdoor plumbing, therefore it is vital to consider the material you choose carefully.
Strong, Resistant Copper
For a Canadian home, copper is, without a doubt, the best material option available. Copper is completely resistant to rust and will not corrode. Unlike materials such as steel or aluminum that have life spans of only 20 years or so, copper will last up to 100 years. While this factor alone makes copper a material well worth its money, it also has many other benefits. As the most important function of your gutters, conductor heads
is to carry water away from your property, copper is the perfect material selection as it contains natural elements of algaecide and fungicide. These elements breakdown leaves, mould, twigs and other debris that are top culprits in causing blockages. Therefore copper is an obvious choice.
It is possible to select different shapes and styles for your gutters, conductor heads and downspouts. Round downspouts are extremely effective in guiding water away from a property as the shape allows water to flow with utmost ease. Wide conductor heads will have the same effect. Copper Works Canada can also enforce your gutters with gutter brackets
to increase their overall ability to withstand heavy weights caused by fallen branches, snow or leaves.
Attractive and Green
By selecting copper, homeowners get the added benefit of an enhanced curbside appeal, as copper gives off a dignified and respectable appearance. It begins with a shiny, bronze-like hue that naturally fades to a deep, rich blue-green patina. This beautiful material will not only protect your home, it will actually add to its overall appearance. As well, an investment in copper will increase the overall value of your home as it is not only gives off a desirable appearance, it is also the most durable and long-lasting material available on the market.
In addition to being durable and attractive, copper is also a recyclable material, meaning you will be doing your part for the environment as well. Call the gutter experts at Copper Works Canada at 905-831-6434 today.