Metal Buildings, Steel Buildings
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Large Custom Gutters Commercial or Residential
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FITTING: When fitting gutters with GutterBrush, you will want to fill the width of the gutter as best as possible without overly compressing the bristles. It is desirable, but not necessary, for the brush to have a "crowned" or "raised profile" higher than the outer edge of the gutter, so that the wind can purge leaves, however achieving the raised profile is not always possible or necessary for the following reasons.
1) Many metal building gutters have an outside gutter edge that is actually higher than the roof drip edge, thus in such a situation it would not be desirable nor practical to have a raised bristle profile higher than the outside edge.
2) With many gutter styles, the width of the gutter is a different dimension from its height , thus the raised profile may not be achievable because the brush profile is round. Example: a gutter that is deeper than it is wide, may not be able to achieve a raised profile, it should be sized to fill the width of the gutter as best as possible without overly compressing the bristles. GutterBrush is, in itself, a protected flow channel, therefore it will protect gutters well even without a raised profile.
Getting the right GutterBrush product for your gutter: In order to decide which GutterBrush will work best inside your gutter, you can measure the inside dimensions to determine which GutterBrush product will best fill your gutter (without overly compressing the bristles.) Such can be a challenge because many gutters have complicated shapes with multiple angles and corners. The best way to be sure you purchase the best size is to set 3 different samples in the gutter as follows.
1) Buy our commercial sizing sample pack ( SKU smp-com ) which contains 6" length samples of all 3 of our largest commercial sizes: for $ 9.95
2) Once received, set each sample in the gutter and decide which size best fills the width of the gutter without overly compressing the bristles Be careful to purchase the commercial sizing samples and not the residential. Click here to go to Sizing Samples
3) Another option is to print and use our sizing chart to (scissors) cut out circles that match the diameter of each of our brushes, set these circles into the gutter to determine the best fit. Click here to go to the sizing chart
4) Call for support and advice 888-397-9433 (25 years of roofing and gutter experience) or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your question.
Customers love GutterBrush for their metal building (steel building) gutters because installation is so fast & easy , it keeps gutters from clogging, and it keeps in ground storm drainage clear too! People with these types of gutters are very limited because other gutter guard products are not appropriate for these gutter configurations, do not fit, and require labor intensive work in order to customize the gutter guard to fit continuously. Most metal buildings have gutters which the front edge is much higher than the back edge and also higher than even the roof drip edge; they are built this way for aesthetics, so that when looking from the ground you do not see the ribs of the roof. For gutter strength they typically strap or hang the outer front edge of the metal building gutter to the upper portion of the roof panel ribs, therefore, the market has many varying/different gutter profiles and measurements depending on the slope of the roof. The building is actually more aesthetically pleasing with the high gutter edge hiding the roof drip edge. Unfortunately, when such a gutter clogs and fills up with water, often the gutter is at risk of leaking back into the building because the rear edge is lower, therefore the natural path of least resistance is for rain water to leak back into the building . Customers rely on GutterBrush because they desperately need a system to keep the gutter from clogging so they can avoid these leakage problems. To continue to forever avoid gutter clogs, at some point, Gutterbrush can be easily renewed because there are no fasteners; simply remove the brushes, bang the debris out, clean the gutter and re-install GutterBrush completely renewed.
As an additional benefit, click here to also learn how GutterBrush is used to decrease winter icing and improve winter gutter performance.
Above, click to view "Metal Building Gutter Guard" video. Below is a written transcription of the audio from that video.
Video Title: Metal Building Gutter Guard
Description: Metal Building gutters and steel building gutters are shaped and attached differently than common gutters. Due to the shape and attachment, standard gutter guards, gutter screens , gutter covers and gutter guard devices will not fit and will not work with metal building gutters. This video outlines some of the major differences in these gutters and explains how the GutterBrush gutter protection system keeps gutters from clogging and is fast and easy to install into metal building gutters with no tools and no fasteners required.
Transcription: Hi, my name's Alex with Gutterbrush. Metal buildings, also referred to as Steel Buildings, are designed with a unique gutter system that has some very different physical characteristics. Due to the fact that metal building gutters are different in shape and attachment, the typical gutter screens, gutter covers, and typical gutter protection devices do not fit and will not work on metal building gutters. This causes a challenge for metal building owners because like other buildings, they may be placed close to a tree line so they may have difficulty keeping the gutters from clogging. And like other building owners, metal building owners also need to decrease building damage that can occur from overflowing gutters such as landscape erosion, compromised foundations, general building damage, rust, and rotted cap flashings while simultaneously keeping the in-ground storm drainage from clogging. Steel Building owners, property managers, and contractors are turning to GutterBrush to provide a simple inexpensive gutter clog protection system for metal buildings that's fast and easy to install and maintain, Metal or Steel buildings are a " one design fits all " prefabricated building system. They designed these building systems to have a very high front edge of the gutter. This high front gutter edge, is more aesthetically pleasing. The front edge of the gutter is so high it hides the visual appearance of the ribbed roof and it also miters or connects evenly with the rake trim for a very smooth and neat appearance. For added gutter strength, the outer front edge of the gutter is strapped or connected to the upper ribs of the roof. The result is a very strong gutter that looks great from the ground but poses many gutter cleaning and gutter guard challenges. Due to the fact that the front outer edge of the gutter is designed and intended to be so high and is even higher than the drip edge, and the fact that the front edge is strapped directly to the upper ribs of the roof, retrofitting these gutters with a typical leaf filter, gutter screen or gutter cover is near impossible. Every gutter hanger is in the way, and the roof drip edge is way down lower than the outer edge of the gutter, so metal building owners are extremely limited in what is available to keep their gutters flowing; not to mention the important task of keeping the in ground storm drains from clogging. As an additional obstacle, often the roof drip edge is extended further than it needs to be making it practically impossible to fit your hand in there to clean the gutter. The GutterBrush rain gutter clog protection system comes in five different sizes, keeps gutters flowing and works great! It is very fast and easy to install in metal buildings. Get a sample box that contains three different sizes in one box, to help you choose the right size then once you've chosen the right size fill the entire gutter from an end to end with three foot lengths of gutter brush by sliding them under the gutter brackets. Fill the entire gutter from end to end and leave GutterBrush in place year round to keep gutters from clogging and protect downspouts and storm drains too. The long-lasting brush fills the gutter and keeps the debris from clogging while the water flows between the bristles. The flexible bristles even allow you to fit Gutterbrush into very small or tight gutter openings. The beauty of Gutterbrush is the speed and ease of fitting and installing with no fasteners so that at some point when maintenance is necessary, it's a snap. You just pull them out, shake the debris out, clean the gutters and reinstall Gutterbrush completely renewed. In short, steel building manufacturers, contractors, owners and property managers love Gutterbrush because it provides the clog protection that they need while being fast and easy to install manage and then maintain, on gutters that typically have very few available options. GutterBrush is available at HomeDepot.com or direct from the manufacturer. Go to www.gutterbrush.com give a call to (888) 397- 9433 or send us an email to email@example.com Thanks very much for watching.