Category: Cast Iron

How to measure the offset size (from gutter outlet to downpipe) you’ll need to order

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Any downpipe needs to run down the wall in line with the subsurface drain/gully below it – in order to join it or ‘let out’ into it. But the gutter outlet may be anywhere between ‘a little’ and ‘some distance’ from this drain/gully…

The History and Heritage of Cast Iron in Swindon

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unlike other outlet villages… the Swindon one has taken the home of a once glorious industry… the workshops of the Great Western Railway… the character of the workshops has been retained

A Beginner’s Guide to Rainwater Goods for New-build, Renovation & Conservation

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The different materials/types of rainwater goods and key points to know about each

Cast Iron SimpleFIT Drainage System: A video guide to pre-relaxation of the rubber gasket prior to assembly

Cast Iron SimpleFIT Drainage System: A video guide to pre-relaxation of the rubber gasket prior to assembly

The SimpleFIT drainage system, made from quality cast iron, is ideal for traditional style, heritage or listed properties. But its clever, simple push-fit method of assembling the components significantly reduces installation time and, therefore, cost. That said, to aid insertion

Heritage, Quality & Expertise – at Rainclear we care about the detail

At Rainclear we specialise in metal guttering and we love to see a refurbishment or conservation project. These are some of the most satisfying projects, because we know we are preserving the heritage of our architectural past and keeping the important trade skill alive for generations to come.

Cast Iron Rainwater Features in Farrow & Ball’s Distinctive Colours

Cast Iron Rainwater Features in Farrow & Ball’s Distinctive Colours transform modern and traditional homes, large and small.

The traditional way to ensure longevity of both the protective paint coverage and therefore the life of cast iron rainwater guttering has always been to employ an experienced professional and use a high-quality paint like Farrow & Ball.

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Rainclear Systems’ Heritage Cast Aluminium Rainwater Range – Can it replace Cast Iron guttering?

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Of course Aluminium guttering will never completely replace Cast Iron.   Cast Iron is often obligatory on our oldest buildings, and with good reason, it offers an unmistakable appearance and has proven to last up to one hundred years with

Hydrostrip Cast Iron Gutter Sealing System

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Heritage Cast Aluminium gutters and downpipes are a cost-effective alternative to Cast Iron with a life expectancy of 40 years and still 100% recyclable. The BBA approved in-house factory applied Polyester Powder Coated (PPC) in a choice of 26 standard colours are now consistently being delivered in 7 – 10 days. The textured black is still available for next day delivery.

Need Help Selecting Cast Iron Roof Outlets?

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The benefits of selecting Cast Iron roof outlets As cast iron is inherently strong it is the ideal choice for load-bearing applications. The crystallised nature of cast Iron means once installed these components resist damage even in exposed areas such

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How to repair Cast Iron Guttering

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Rainclear Systems has been in the business of providing customers with high quality Cast Iron Rainwater products and a high quality of advice and service for over 10 years and are often asked how to cut or drill Cast Iron

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