Blocked and damaged guttering may seem like an insignificant issue. But if left untreated this can quickly lead to costly and difficult to repair damage to your property. Examples of the damage often caused by ineffective guttering include damp found...
Blocked and damaged guttering may seem like an insignificant issue. But if left untreated this can quickly lead to costly and difficult to repair damage to your property. Examples of the damage often caused by ineffective guttering include damp foundations, rotting soffits, damaged brickwork, and more.
Our guttering supplies have been hand-picked to provide a solution for both renovation projects and new properties. This includes rainwater systems crafted from a variety of proven materials, such as lightweight plastic and tough metal. This choice ensures you’ve got the ideal option for large structures such as houses and warehouses as well as small buildings such as sheds and garages.
Whether you want to use our range of gorgeous copper guttering or lightweight UPVC guttering, we've got the ideal rainwater system for you. This includes both half round and square guttering as well as all the essential components. This includes angle pieces, downpipes, hoppers, bird guards, and more.
Why is a Rainwater System So Important?
Adequate guttering plays an important role on residential and commercial properties of all sizes. This is as it prevents several issues, such as:
- Build-up of moisture at the foundations of your property causing rising damp
- Fast-flowing water from degrading brickwork and any other outer masonry
- Soil erosion and damage to the plants immediately alongside the property
- Overflowing caused by ice dams, clogged gutters, and other blockages
What may start as an annoying but unimportant issue can quickly become a nightmare and expensive headache. You must, therefore, ensure your guttering is suitable and maintained.
What Type of Guttering Is Best?
We offer a range of guttering supplies to choose from, with both a choice of materials and style. Whilst all varieties can be used on almost any property, they are each suited to different budgets and needs. The types of guttering available include:
UPVC guttering can be seen on most homes, garages, and outbuildings. This is as its low cost, easy maintenance, and fast installation make it the ‘go to’ choice for most homeowners. Whilst plastic guttering may not be as tough as some alternatives, its affordability means you can simply replace parts as required.
Metal guttering can also be seen on many homes, garages, and outbuildings. But due to it being far more costly, its usually found on period properties or commercial premises. Whilst its certainly pricier to replace individual parts, metal guttering is far tougher and resilient than any alternative. Meaning it may be more convenient and cost-effective in the long term.
If you’re unsure which type of guttering is best for you, take a look at our guide to replacing gutters. As well as an overview of the profiles and materials available, this guide reveals various other considerations when buying a rainwater system.
Which Rainwater System is Best?
All of our guttering supplies come from reputable manufacturers who have a firm history in creating quality rainwater systems. You can, therefore, have confidence in the durability of any guttering you may buy from Roofing Megastore.
Recognised as a leading manufacturer of UPVC products since 1990, Freefoam’s range of guttering supplies are used throughout much of Europe. This includes their lightweight yet tough Freeflow range, the entirety of which is available at Roofing Megastore in a choice of four popular colours.
Priding themselves on simplifying the process of building a home, Lindab’s selection of guttering supplies offer unrivalled convenience. Plus, their use of steel and copper ensures that they offer superior strength and longevity.
Need Help Choosing Your Guttering?
If you need a little help choosing the best type of guttering for your project, get in touch with our team by calling 01295 565 565 or by using our live chat below. Plus, look at our step-by-step guides on overcoming common guttering issues below.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why Do You Need a Guttering System?
Adequate guttering plays an important role. This is as damaged or overflowing gutters can quickly result in costly damage being caused to your property. Damage such as rising dampness, damaged siding, rotting soffits and much more.
It is therefore important to ensure that your existing rainwater system is neither blocked or leaking. Should you find any faults in your gutters, you should act quickly to replace them. However, in most cases this will only require a single part of your guttering to be replaced and not the entire system.
What is the Best Type of Guttering?
Guttering supplies are available in a variety of materials. These include plastic, steel, and copper. Each offers superb durability and are hand-picked by our team to suit a variety of budgets and individual tastes.
UPVC guttering is the most popular choice amongst budget-conscious homeowners. However, it offers a number of benefits besides being low cost.
This is as plastic gutters are lightweight. Making installation hassle-free, whether it is being done by a qualified tradesperson or handy homeowner.
When buying UPVC guttering you have a choice of styles and colours. Allowing you to find a solution to suit the style of your property.
Steel guttering is significantly stronger than plastic alternatives. It is, therefore, ideal for areas where overhanging trees often drop debris or heavy snow is possible.
Installing steel gutters is a little more challenging and may require the help of a qualified tradesperson. However, it will require less maintenance than plastic guttering.
When buying steel guttering you have a choice of style. Steel gutters are also available in various coatings, with a choice of colours available to suit your property.
Copper guttering offers the same strength as steel. However, due to its gorgeous aesthetic it is notably more costly than virtually any other rainwater system.
Installing copper gutters is slightly challenging and you'll benefit from the help of a qualified tradesperson. Much like steel, however, it will demand less maintenance in the future.
When buying copper guttering you have a choice of styles. Unlike steel, however, there are not any coatings available to choose from.