Name of the gutter stuff


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Old 08-26-06, 12:18 PM
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Name of the gutter stuff

What is the official name for those pipes leading to gutters? Thank you.
 
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Old 08-26-06, 01:55 PM
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Not sure what pipes you are referring to and what gutters (roof or street). Let us know and I am sure we can help.
 
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Old 08-26-06, 07:50 PM
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rain leaders?
 
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Downspout drain ?????????
 
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Old 08-27-06, 08:20 AM
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Ive always known them as 'leaders'...(at least when I was in the 'states'). Up here they use the term 'down spouts'...:shrug:
 
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Old 08-27-06, 08:56 AM
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Conductors are located "inside" the structure. Leaders are located "outside" or on the exterior of the structure.

Both can be used to drain runoff from one roof location to another roof location (such as a multi-story building) or to an approved drain.

I always got confused with figuring scuppers, but that's a different question.

Hope this helps....
 
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Old 08-30-06, 11:01 AM
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Thank you all, that's outside the house coming down from the roof gutters to the lower part of the house. Rain leader, downspout drain are understandable.

The follow up question is what material you think is better? Plastic or alluminum? I just found plastic is easy to work on and not likely to get bent.
 
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Old 08-30-06, 12:31 PM
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Use the metal downspouts and L's The PVC ones arent U/V.

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Old 08-30-06, 12:36 PM
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what do you mean by "L's" and "U/V" ?

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PVC no u/v the sun light can get to it and it will break up.

Downtspout L"s thats the turns you have to use on the down spouts. The elbows for it. We just call them L's

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