A good contractor for installing gutters?

gutter downspoutTerence asked via Twitter:

Any chance you could post a question to your blog for recs on local residential seamless gutter installers?

Gutters are one of those things that might seem like kind of a boring thing for your house. And, you know, they're not exactly a "wow" kind of home improvement. But they can make a difference in keeping water out of your basement or away from your foundation.

So... got a suggestion for Terence? Please share!

Comments

If all else fails, you can ask one of the recommended local handymen / contractors for a recommendation :

http://alloveralbany.com/archive/2012/02/13/a-good-handyman-or-contractor-for-stuff-around-the

Hi. My husband has a gutter business and does work all over the capital district. You can check out his website (maltaseamlessgutters.com) or send an email for an estimate: toddpilgram@gmail.com. The office phone is 899-1100.

I did fine with Huff 'n Puff. I got the kind with helmets because I knew I would never get on a ladder and clean out my gutters.

Do a google search for seamless gutters, Albany, NY

We had good luck with Todd from Malta Seamless Gutters. Quick, efficient, and tidy.

I just had Sherwin Property Mgmt install some new gutters, down spouts, and gutter guards on my house.

518-225-2154 (you can text him)

I second Malta Seamless Gutters. He was a breath of fresh air in dealing with contractors for my house. He came gave me a quote, I called & asked him a couple questions, I booked him & he ordered the materials, came & installed the gutters when they came in, & I paid him. The install was fast, efficient, & my new gutters w/ the helmets or whatever they are called look great! It was simple!

If you're just installing gutters to get water away from the foundation, I recommend ditching the gutters (they're ugly and high maintenance anyways) and installing a french drain.

We had a great experience with Westside Seamless Gutters (westsidehomeimprovement.net). Alan gave us a no nonsense quote (we have a slate roof so we got the gutter helmet--snow tends to slide off slate roofs with major force, taking your gutters with it. the gutter helmet prevents this from happening) and it was almost $2000 less (yes) than Huff n Puff. His crew came and thoroughly and meticulously installed gutters (it's more of a project than I thought, but maybe that was because of the helmet part).

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + Hey, look, it's a new in-between places place: Waterford. + M. asked about... (more)

Parking spot dog park

We took a few minutes Friday afternoon to check out some of the displays for Park(ing) Day in Albany (as mentioned), an event that temporarily... (more)

Night of the Walking Red in "Ginger City, USA"

The League of Extraordinary Red Heads will once again stage its Night of the Walking Red October 1 at Brown's Brewing Co. in Troy. Organizer... (more)

Suggestions for dealing with lead abatement?

Sandra emails: We just bought a house, and discovered that there is very badly chipping lead paint on a couple of radiators in our house.... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

The last weekend of summer has officially arrived, though, let's be honest, we're already in cider donut and sweater mode. This weekend, as we straddle... (more)

Recent Comments

... I was impressed w/ All Day She Plays and actually bought a dress - during lunch - in Albany. Haven't walked out of my office building during lunch and bought a dress since I lived in NYC.

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 2 comments, most recently from BS

A good painter?

...has 15 comments, most recently from Michelle

Night of the Walking Red in "Ginger City, USA"

...has 1 comment, most recently from Wen Gross

Parking spot dog park

...has 2 comments, most recently from julie

The latest One Monument Square plan evolves

...has 10 comments, most recently from J. Welf