Concrete Gutter Replacement Company
In Swindon

What are concrete gutters?

Concrete gutters are also referred to as Finlock gutters. They are gutters installed around the house to move rainwater and close the gaps at the top of the bricks. Concrete gutters are most found on homes that were built between the 1950s and 1970s.

 

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What are the different problems that can arise from concrete guttering in Swindon?

The Elements

The weather, especially in the UK, can be fairly unreliable. It rains a lot in the UK. Concrete is not watertight, and rainwater will find ways into the air pockets over time and create larger cavities in the concrete guttering.

Sunken Guttering

Guttering will shift and start to sink over time. Concrete is heavy and as the weathering takes effect, it will slip, and at a minimum become ineffective. In extreme cases, the concrete guttering can fall from the roof.

 

 

 

Why would you need a concrete gutter replacement company in Swindon?

The biggest concern regarding the drainage of concrete gutters is the fact they aren’t watertight. The lining is what kept them working for the last 50+ years and the lining eventually erodes. Concrete has pockets of air where moisture can get in to and weaken the structure. Concrete gutter removal companies in Swindon would be able to remove the gutters before they damage your home. If the guttering develops cracks, then the water could damage the interior walls in your home. If this happens then it will cost thousands more to locate the damage, remove the guttering and repair any structural damage. You can opt for gutter repairs in the Swindon area instead of a full gutter replacement, but you will only be putting off a necessary refurbishment.

 

What are the advantages of replacing concrete gutters?

Concrete Gutter Replacement is essentially going to become a necessity the longer the concrete guttering is left unmaintained. Concrete Gutters in Swindon, need to be upgraded to a more efficient and damage-resistant material. Depending on what you need, there is a solution for you. uPVC for example is a lightweight material that is watertight and much better with dealing with the weather. uPVC is also cheaper in regards to gutter repairs. uPVC is also much more appealing to look at, concrete is notoriously a cold grey colour that detracts from the beauty of your home.

 

 

Quality gutter replacements in Swindon are in high demand. What most want is the assurance that it will be done right the first time. CGS offers the stability of a large guttering company so we can offer a guarantee of work that some smaller companies cannot. With a turnover of over £3 million last year; we are one of the largest companies for replacing concrete guttering in the UK. Get in touch with us today to see how we can save yourself from unnecessary maintenance costs!

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