Should You Get New Gutters With a New Roof?

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Having a new roof installed? If so, you may have wondered, “Should I replace the gutters with the roof replacement?” Luckily, you’ve come to the right place. Here, learn whether it’s best to get new gutters when installing a new roof. 

When I had my roof redone, I asked the experts, “Should I replace my gutters with the roof renewal? Also, do you have to remove gutters when replacing a roof?” Knowledgeable and experienced roofers can provide you with the answers you need.

First,  we’ll detail whether you need to remove gutters when replacing a roof.  Then, we’ll cover whether you should or have to put in new gutters during a roof replacement. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of new gutters. Lastly, we answer several questions about roof and gutter replacement.

Ready to find out more? Keep reading!

Do Gutters Have to Be Removed When Replacing a Roof?

Do you have to replace gutters with a roof replacement or remove gutters when replacing a roof? You do not always remove the gutters when replacing a roof. Sometimes, you can leave the gutters intact. 

It depends on how your gutters got installed. If they get connected to the fascia board under the roof, you will not need to take them off.

Yet, if the gutters are attached directly to the roof, you will need to have them removed during a roof replacement. Otherwise, your gutters will sustain significant damage. 

Should Homeowners Replace Their Gutters When They Replace Their Roofs? 

Do you get new gutters with a roof replacement? Or should you also replace the old gutters after putting in a new roof? If your gutters are in rough shape or look old and damaged, you should consider replacing them when installing a new roof.

Check to see if your basement is damp and whether the gutters get constantly clogged. In these cases, replacing them is a good idea.

Should I Replace Gutters With Roof Replacement?

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Want to get new gutters with your new roof? If the water runoff isn’t taken away from your house during heavy rain and storms, your gutters may have too many leaves clogging them. If cleaning the gutters hasn’t fixed the problem, you may need to get new ones. At Perfect Exteriors, we make sure to provide you with the best gutters.

When Should I Replace My Gutters After Getting Roof Work Done?

When do you get new gutters with a roof replacement? Usually, roofing experts will recommend their customers get the gutters replaced at the same time they install a new roof. If the gutters have plenty of life left, you will not need to replace them when installing a roof. 

Do You Have to Replace Gutters With Roof Replacement?

Do you really have to replace your gutters with a new roof installation?  If you believe your home may have the beginning of foundational problems, you should get new gutters. Unsure whether or not to replace them? Our team of experts will provide you with the information necessary, so you don’t have to spend money where you don’t need to.

Pros and Cons of Getting New Gutters

What are the advantages and disadvantages of getting new gutters? Find out below!

Pros

  • Prevent mold, mildew, and water damage
  • Prevent home foundational issues
  • Keep homes with basements from flooding

Cons

  • Need maintenance work and cleaning
  • Made from aluminum and steel, which can get warped and distorted

Frequently Asked Questions About Replacing Gutters

Check out the answers to a few common questions about replacing gutters. 

Can you reuse gutters when replacing the roof?

If your gutters are still in good shape during a new roof installation, you will not need to put in new ones. If they’re still working well, you can reuse your gutters.

What happens to a home without gutters?

Without gutters, a home will have water runoff pooling around its outside and potentially seeping inside the house. Your home may also face foundational issues. 

Do gutters go under shingles?

Usually, roofers do not install gutter guards underneath the shingles. That would only expose parts of your roof to water damage. 

Trust the Experts to Install and Replace Your Roof

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After reading through our guide, you should now have the answer to: “Should I replace my gutters with a new roof?” Essentially, if your gutters got attached to your roof, you should have the roofer remove the gutters when installing a new roof. 
Often, when your roof expires its usefulness, the gutters may also look old or damaged. In these cases, you will need to get new gutters with your new roof. Also, you do have to remove gutters when replacing a roof if the gutters are attached to the roof itself. Contact us today to speak with one of our team members about new gutters and roofing.