Why installing steel gutters is the sustainable solution

Steel gutters are resilient, long-lasting and more sustainable than plastic. Find out why they might be right for your next project.

By Jennifer Turner | 12 December 2019

The latest steel gutters don’t just do the job they’re built for; they last long and are more eco-friendly…

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White housewith grey steel gutters

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Gutters are the unsung heroes of any house, ensuring the smooth flow of water into drains and away from trouble spots. But is metal guttering really a worthwhile upgrade from plastic? We take a look…

Making a long-term investment

There are numerous guttering solutions on the market, but only one that really offers a combination of performance, cost-effectiveness and longevity. Rather than throwing up a cheap solution, consider the long-term integrity of the home you’re building.

Guttering is one of those elements you want to install and then forget, relying on it to do its job.

Metal guttering gives you that peace of mind as it’s robust and longer-lasting – especially modern metals such as galvanised steel – than many alternatives.

galv gutter on a balcony

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Don’t let it rain on your parade

When planning a grand design, you don’t want to let the side down with ugly, functional guttering. Happily, zinc or copper guttering doesn’t just deliver high performance, it looks very stylish, providing a modern, contemporary finish.

The look of the copper will mature, but not at the expense of its durability. In fact, copper develops a patina that hinders the development of fungi and algae that can cause blockages in other gutters. If a metallic look doesn’t fit with your aesthetic plans, the latest range from Rainclear now comes in white.