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The fitting which connects lengths of plastic guttering together Union
The most common fault in guttering leeks
This fitting is situated at the top of the down pipe and provides a sweeped connection from the gutter to the rainwater downpipe. It allows the downpipe to be clipped back against the wall of the building. Swan neck
This fitting is mainly seen in older properties it is fitted to the top end of a downpipe. It has a large open end which allows several pipes to be discharged into it. Hopper
This fitting is fitted at the bottom end of a rainwater downpipe. It eases and directs the flow of water into the BIG (Back Inlet Gulley) Shoe
This component is the open part of the drains (which are positioned below the ground). The rainwater downpipe will discharge into this component. A water trap within this component prevents odours from the drains passing back above ground Back Inlet Gulley
The two most commonly used materials for gutters and rainwater downpipes in modern properties UPVC, Pressed steel
The two most common materials that were used for gutters and rainwater downpipes in older properties. Cast Iron, Asbestos
The most common gutter profiles. Square, Half round, Ogee
The fall given to gutters to allow water to run away effectively 1:600
This fitting closes the end of the gutter and prevents water from passing out of the gutter end. Stop End
This fitting is used to connect the gutter to the Swan Neck or the downpipe. Running Outlet
This fitting has a dual function, closing the end of the gutter and connecting the gutter to the Swan Neck or the downpipe Stop End Outlet
This fitting is fitted to the fascia and supports the gutter Support Bracket
Created by: Construction