Category: Cast Iron

How many brackets will I need?

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We often get asked how many brackets will be needed per length of metal guttering. The answer depends on the metal guttering range that you have bought. Galvanised Steel /Copper/ Zinc /Stainless Steel guttering ranges Position Fascia Brackets at 915mm

Harmer SML Cast Iron Waste now available to buy online from Rainclear

Harmer SML Cast Iron Waste Drainage Pipes Installation being Demonstrated

The Harmer SML above and below ground rainwaters and waste systems are now listed on the website at www.rainclear.co.uk so you can browse and buy online at your convenience. Or put together a shopping cart and ‘save as a quote’ that you can email to a colleague to discuss before making a purchase.

8 Tips For How to Clean Metal Guttering

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8 Tips For How to Clean Cast Iron Guttering, Aluminium Guttering, Steel Guttering, Copper Guttering, Zinc Guttering from Metal Guttering experts Rainclear Systems – the home of metal guttering

Rainclear and the Restoration Couple Case Study Video

The Restoration Couple you tube channel, on which the couple share all sorts of projects and content based around the renovation of their North Somerset home, gets around 1 million views a month and is one of the biggest DIY/renovation

Rainclear’s Bespoke Hopper now in Hargreaves 2020 Price List

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Bespoke products need to first have a ‘pattern’ made and then be ‘cast’ ‘to order’ so you should speak to Rainclear as early as possible when you know, or think, you are going to be looking for something bespoke.

‘Made To Order’ Radius Gutter from Rainclear – True Cast or Mitred

Sometimes you need to replace a radius gutter (guttering that follows the shape of a circular roofline) on a conservation or renovation project and it needs to be ‘like for like’. The original pattern for ‘sand casting’ of that specific

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Rainclear’s Hydrostrip Installation: The Rubber Sealing Pack for Half Round and Beaded Half Round Profile Cast Iron Guttering (GSP)

Suitable for 100, 115, 125 & 150mm Half Round and Beaded Half Round Profile Cast Iron Guttering and Fittings as an alternative to sealant. The patented EPMD rubber strips are expected, when installed as designed to be, to last as long as the system they seal and longer than the traditional silicone sealant alternative, the thickness and coverage of which can vary and also needs to set before it becomes watertight.
Each pack contains 20no. specially designed EPMD rubber strips, 20no. M6 x 25 dome head bolts and 20no. M6 square nuts

Direct Fixing Victorian Ogee and Moulded Ogee Gutters

Victorian Ogee gutters (either Cast Aluminium or Cast Iron) must be fixed with the bottom of the gutter level.
This can be achieved with use of the appropriate wedge (code: VOWEDGE) between fascia and gutter.
For Moulded Ogee gutters (in Cast Aluminium or Cast Iron) the appropriate wedge is Code: MOWEDGE.

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

Casting cylinders - J Shop - Iron Foundry, 1951 - Copyright © STEAM Picture Library 2007 - All Rights Reserved

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