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What is a gutter rain chain?
Last Updated: 18th January, 2020
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In this manner, do rain gutter chains work?
No. Although rain chains work best when attached to a rain gutter they can also be used wherever the water flows off of your roof, awning or shed. If you don't have guttering there, consider a corner leaderhead to catch the water and direct it onto a rain chain. A beautiful way to solve common drainage problems!
Secondly, are rain chains better than downspouts? Rain chains are less sturdy, and less high-capacity, than traditional downspouts. The obvious advantage, of course, is that they're much more attractive than most downspouts. They come in a variety of styles and finishes, including copper, which can patina over time to create a beautifully weathered look.
Also asked, can I use a rain chain without a gutter?
Most sloping roofs can accommodate a rain chain even without a gutter. Since roof slopes will vary from home to home, so will the trajectory of the water that streams from a roof through a crevice or crease during a storm. Divert rainwater without gutters or downspouts with a rain chain.
What is a rain chain and how does it work?
Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature.