Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions below. If you need anything further however, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The limit is only in the amount of coil you have or the amount of people you need to hold the gutter. The new coils are 100kg so we can run a 136 meter long gutter to with no joins.

The aluminium coils are coated in the factory with a high quality paint that is designed not to fade, crack or peel.

The material has a life expectancy of 30 years plus, having said that we have seen aluminium gutters that are over 40 years old and still look and work great.

Yes, unfortunately all guttering needs to be cleaned out from time to time in order for it to work correctly.

The downpipes come in different lengths depending on the height of your building so we can customise the pipe length. Depending on the eve of the roof you may require bends.

We use what we call a strip mitre to cover the joint in the gutter, this gets fitted with colour aluminium rivets and sealed from the inside with the best quality silicone.

Yes in most cases. Some clients do not want to see a fall in the gutter and prefer to have them level as water normally finds its way to the downpipe. We also allow for half an inch of water to lie in the gutter as it will never leak.

Seamless aluminium guttering works out to ±8% more expensive than PVC gutters once installed. However, the benefits of aluminium far outweigh the 8% difference in cost.

Yes, we need to take a physical measurement of the house or building in order to calculate the total gutter metre and downpipes needed for the installation. Fixings and travel time may be applied to the quote.