Product FAQs

Why use European style copper gutter systems?

European style copper gutter systems drain large volumes of water and eliminate debris that normally gets caught up in standard square box gutters. They also have 57% more water capacity than American half round gutter. They are built to protect the most important structure of your home and commercial building.

How durable are copper gutter systems compared to traditional gutters?

Long ago in Europe, half round copper gutter systems were originally designed in order for workers to be able to step onto them while repairing roofs. That same durability still lives up to the half round copper gutter systems that are manufactured today.

What is the lifespan of European style copper gutter systems?

If installed properly, copper and zinc gutters will most likely outlast a human lifetime.

What is the installation process for these gutter systems?

Due to advancing technology, you do not need to hire an experienced copper gutter craftsman to install your gutters. Because of things like EPDM solderless connectors and end caps you can DIY your copper gutter installation.

Are there any warranties or guarantees provided with your gutter systems?

We offer a 50 year warranty on our copper and zinc gutter systems. 

For our steel gutter systems we offer a 15 year warranty. However, that warranty is voided if it is installed closer than a half mile from any sea coast.

How do I know what size gutters to use?

Most gutter sizes are determined by square footage of the roof. For example, if your roof has more than 800 sq ft, you would want to use use 6” half round gutter (or 5” K-style).

How close do you space apart your gutter hangers?

That would be determined by your region. For example, if you live in a northern state with lots of snowfall, you would want to have a hanger set every 16” or 19 3/16” on center.

Are there any downsides to copper gutters?

The only downside to copper gutters, for some people, is the high pricepoint.

How long does it take for copper gutters to turn brown?

This takes between 4 and 19 years. Although this depends on local weather conditions.

What is the best gutter shape to put on your home?

Half round gutter is the best because they flush out all debris more effectively than K-style gutter. Here is the best analogy: you don’t see square pipes for plumbing in your home or under the ground.

Do copper gutters increase the value of your home?

Absolutely. This is because when someone is purchasing a home with copper gutters, the copper can be viewed as an investment. 

Should my gutter be level or have a slope?

It is recommended that you set your gutters completely level. However, you can also set them so that they slope 1 inch every 75 feet.

Can I put copper gutter against an aluminum fascia?

Yes, as long as you put a piece of rubber behind the hanger that is going to be screwed to the fascia. This keeps the copper and aluminum from rubbing against one another which will cause galvanic corrosion. You can use any type of rubber.

Can I put copper gutter against an aluminum fascia?

Yes, as long as you put a piece of rubber behind the hanger that is going to be screwed to the fascia. This keeps the copper and aluminum from rubbing against one another which will cause galvanic corrosion. You can use any type of rubber.

What should I use to fasten my hangers?

Stainless steel screws is the best option. It will last as long as copper or zinc.

Shipping FAQs

How much does shipping cost?

Shipping cost is determined automatically by the size and weight of the order. This information is sent directly to the shipper and back and the price will be calculated inside the shopping cart on our website.

When will my order be shipped?

For crate shipments, our facility will have your order on a truck within 1-5 business days. For smaller shipments that only require cardboard boxes, it will ship out 1-2 business days by 4pm (Eastern Time).

What is your shipping cutoff time each day?

Our shipping cut off time is 4pm (Eastern Time). This means that if your order is placed after 4pm ET, the order will not be queued until the next business day.

Returns / Refund FAQs

What is your refund policy?

Copper Gutter Supply Company does not accept exchanges. However, most items may be returned for a refund. All eligible items must be returned within 15 days from the date you received it. Please allow a period of up to three business days for us to process your return replacement. Please note, if you contact us after the 15 day period, your return will automatically be rejected. The package must be scanned by the carrier within the 15 day period (no exceptions). Item sent back to us after the 15 day period or without our knowledge will not be refunded.

What is your return process?

Complete the return form included in your package or download the return form. Please inspect your order upon arrival to see if the item is defective, damaged, or if an incorrect item was sent. Please contact us within three days of delivery and send a picture of your items to We will gladly process a replacement or refund. Products must be packaged correctly in their original packaging. Use original packaging materials, provided to divide in cushion products to bring front scratches and or rubbing. Please ship the items to the return address below using the preferred shipping provider. Buyers are responsible for the cost of return shipping.

Are there any restocking fees when returning an item?

Yes, a 30% restocking fee will apply to any return exchange that were not received damaged, defective or incorrect. No restocking fee will be applied if the item was sent damaged, defective or incorrect.

What is your cancellation policy?

You may request to cancel an order within 24 hours of placing your order.