Check your gutters for an increase in home value

Improve home value by updating your gutters -- it's both critical to the structural integrity of your roof and a way to enhance the look of your house. Cracked, old-looking, or hanging gutters are a red flag to home buyers. Inspect your gutters carefully and replace them if they look old or damaged in any way. This guide to gutters explains the relative merits of different gutter materials. Upgrading your old gutters to a material like stainless steel or copper adds an upscale look to your home in addition to improving functionality. Professional roofers can save novice gutter-installers from risky ladder maneuvers.