Gutters can last for many years. Decades, even. According to the National Association of Home Builders, aluminum gutters can last 20 years, and copper gutters can last 50 years. There are certain things that affect the lifespan of your gutters like material, weather and maintenance.
What Materials Are Available for Gutters?
There are several materials to choose from when selecting a gutter system for your home. Copper is a durable material and does not rust. Aluminum gutters are lightweight, rust-roof and economically priced. If you live in an area with severe weather conditions, you may want to select a more durable material like copper.
Regular and proper maintenance of your gutter system will help achieve a longer lifespan.