With our selection of guttering fixings, you’ll find everything you need for even the most challenging construction or roofing project. We stock everything from gutter brushes to fascia brackets and joints and nails.
Your gutters are responsible for channelling water from your roof to appropriate areas outside the home or building. Without an effective guttering system, water, leaves and other debris can cause massive erosion of your roof.
Benefits of installing guttering
Guttering is considered a must-have for good reason. Some of the key benefits of installing guttering include:
Protecting your roof
Preventing water stains on external walls
Avoiding showers of water pouring from the roof
Managing effective water distribution
Preserving the foundation of your construction
Types of guttering
There are many types of guttering in different sizes, shapes, colours and materials. Essentially though, they all serve the same purpose - to protect your home or construction through water management.
The type that you choose may be solely on your preference on how it looks. Round guttering is a very popular choice, but we also have square guttering and both white and black plastic options. Whatever your preference, we’ll have guttering options for you.
What screws do I use for guttering?
It’s important that you securely fasten your guttering with the right screws. We recommend using FloPlast Plastic Top Pins which are compatible with Soffit and Fascia systems as they are designed to fit specifically into roofline and rainwater items.
Do gutters require maintenance?
Yes, gutters do require maintenance as this can prevent damage to your property and increase the life expectancy of your guttering. Maintenance includes clearing your gutters from dirt and debris that naturally accumulates.
How often do gutters need maintenance?
It is recommended that you should clean your guttering at least twice a year. If you live next to a lot of trees and bushes then you may want to clean them every three months.
What can affect the efficiency of guttering?
There are a few things to look out for when cleaning your guttering as these can have an impact on their effectiveness and lifespan. If you see any damage from these things, you may need not just to clean, but also repair.
Watch out for:
Rain and heavy storms
Heavy foliage and debris
What are the main products used in guttering?
Properly installing guttering requires many different components — more than you might think! A typical guttering structure consists of:
We sell all of the above fixings and accessories so you can fully install your guttering with Roofstores. Get in touch if you have any questions about the parts you require.