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Aluminium Guttering


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#1 dellboy13

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 09:11 AM

Has anybody install Aluminium Guttering, my arcitect has spec Aluminium guttering namely Alumasc GX Joggle, but I have just priced it and almost hit the floor with the price.

I have seen www.guttercrest.co.uk who seem to do the same thing but cheaper, anybody had experience of them? Can anybody recommend anybody else?

#2 Woodgnome

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 09:23 AM

Lindab do steel gutters and downpipes. Can get them in lots of colours. Looks like aluminium.

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 10:17 AM

I have read reports of rust on Lindab products and the warranty did not seem worthwhile

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Posted 06 October 2015 - 11:26 AM

The warranty is 12 months on the galvanised products, but 10 yrs on the coloured steel stuff.

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 08:08 AM

I saw some PVC fake ali guttering at the self build place in Swindon, was really impressed with it although I don't know how it compares in price

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 09:01 PM

View Postvijay, on 07 October 2015 - 08:08 AM, said:

I saw some PVC fake ali guttering at the self build place in Swindon, was really impressed with it although I don't know how it compares in price
Hi Vijay, Do you recall who this was? I'm looking at options at the moment but am 'gutted' at some of the prices! Googling alu-effect only brings up cast-iron which I am not after.

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 09:31 PM

Have a look at Rainclear - we have and found them to be both reasonable on price and offering a range of products. Some might suit your purpose.

We certainly found them to be reasonable on price but I do appreciate everyone has a different view on costs, so what was acceptable to me might not be for you. Nonetheless, worth a look I'm sure.

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 10:01 PM

Thanks, yes I have RC on my list (and looking at their site this week, they have some discounts on at the moment)/. Took a big hit on my (piled) foundations, so that's having an impact now. Looks like I will need approx 70 metres of guttering too. Anything a bit more contemporary looking costs money! So trying to play around with different fascia and soffit detailing...which brings more questions about what materials etc. I'd really like to stay away from plastic fascia boards.

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 10:18 PM

I ve got the lindab stuff on my house and its been fine - been on 3 yrs now. I ve used their galvanised stuff at work but it only went on 12 months ago so you would nt expect otherwise.

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Posted 07 November 2015 - 10:32 PM

Sorry, I didn't keep their details :( I'm hoping to go there within a few weeks so can look again if it's not urgent

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Posted 08 November 2015 - 10:00 PM

View Postvijay, on 07 November 2015 - 10:32 PM, said:

Sorry, I didn't keep their details :( I'm hoping to go there within a few weeks so can look again if it's not urgent
No rush Vijay - would appeciate any info when you get it. Thanks!

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Posted 08 November 2015 - 10:30 PM

I found an old email from when I visited Swindon and it might have been this stuff http://www.nationalp...-downpipes.html

I Googled it and it's sold in Screwfix if you wanted to see it :) http://www.screwfix....ering/cat831632

Edited by vijay, 08 November 2015 - 10:32 PM.


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Posted 08 November 2015 - 11:27 PM

Our builders' merchant (Murdocks in NI) is getting us Alumasc Heritage in black at seemingly good prices. A 1.83m length of half round guttering is coming in at £24.27 exc. VAT compared to £45.51 from drainageonline.co.uk.

I can try to get more info if it would be of interest.


Edited by slidersx200, 08 November 2015 - 11:29 PM.


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Posted 09 November 2015 - 10:21 AM

Brett Martin manufacture a plastic cast iron effect gutter that is on display at Swindon. A far superior product to the floplast product sold by screwfix.

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 11:35 AM

View PostAshburyselfbuild, on 09 November 2015 - 10:21 AM, said:

Brett Martin manufacture a plastic cast iron effect gutter that is on display at Swindon. A far superior product to the floplast product sold by screwfix.
I have Brett Martin on my build. Very good product. Clips are very strong as are the brackets which is where the cheap stuff fails. Its black upvc so does crack in the sun though.

Edited by declan52, 09 November 2015 - 11:39 AM.


#16 oranjeboom

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 12:55 PM

Thanks for the replies on cast iron effect guttering....but personally I don't like the look of cast iron whether it's the real deal or PVC. I currently have it on the old bungalow now...

I want something a bit 'different' and alu / steel / zinc offers that to some degree albeit the prices are a bit painful. I also have reservations of using anything metallic if I'm using fibre cement slates and the issues with alkaline attack. Hence looking for imitation aluminium effect guttering.