Cast Iron Rainwater Systems

For over 40 years Rainguard have been providing Cast Iron rainwater systems to the refurbishment, self-build, heritage and listed buildings market. Remaining a popular choice within the Rainguard range a Cast Iron system adds value, style and longevity to the exterior of buildings.

Cast iron started to be commonly found on buildings and homes across the UK in the early 1700s replacing lead as it was more cost effective and performed better. Traditional buildings such as cathedrals, churches and even some homes still have their original cast iron systems which pays homage to the material’s durability.

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What Products Do You need

A complete rainwater system consists of multiple products including:

 What Is It?Average Life Cycle
Cast Iron GutteringCast iron guttering captures the rainfall preventing it from damaging brickwork and the buildings foundations. It is a key component in an efficient rainwater system.40 Years
Cast Iron DownpipesThe downpipes take the water from the gutters to the drains or water butts, again preventing damage to building foundations. 40 Years
Cast Iron HoppersHoppers are most commonly used to add decoration to rainwater solutions but they also allow for 66% more rainwater to be transferred through the downpipes. 40 Years

 



Advantages of Cast Iron Rainwater Systems:

Cast iron has a number of benefits over other metals and plastics which include:

  • Highly Durable
  • Low Maintenance – a clean and re-paint can add another 50 years onto the life cycle
  • Long life cycle
  • Classic aesthetics
  • Can increase property value
  • Recyclable

Cast Iron can provide your property with a rainwater system of the highest quality which when maintained properly will increase the life cycle of the exterior of a  building.

Partnering with Hargreaves Foundry, who are one of the leading suppliers of Cast Iron guttering systems, Rainguard boasts a wide range of profiles and designs to ensure that you will find the most appropriate solution for your property.

If you are looking for a rainwater system that is going to stand the test of time and add style to your home then get in touch with our team of experts to find out more about our cast iron products.

READ OUR CAST IRON BUYERS GUIDE

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