Rainwater Downpipes

Rainwater downpipes play an important role in your gutters system. When it rains or when snow melts, run-off flows down the roof, into the gutters and then is channelled down and away from the building’s foundation. Older homes and buildings can shift or settle, causing the gutter system to sag and misalign the downspout. Whether it’s a residential, commercial or industrial building, the downspout must be strategically placed and properly installed. Where standard downpipe installations are not suitable, we can provide workable, customized downspout solutions.

Even though they provide a vital function in how well your roof and gutters protect your home, downspouts are often ignored until the end of a building project, rather than being incorporated at the start of a structure’s design. This can lead to aesthetic and functional problems. To avoid common issues associated with downpipes, consider the following when determining how many downspouts are needed and where they should go: the location of ground drains, the roof’s shape and style, and the amount of rain that falls in that particular geographic area. Whether you are replacing existing downpipes or need new ones for a new gutter system, MHC Gutters will ensure that all of your specific requirements are met.

We offer the following downpipe products:

  • Aluminum square – 2 x 3” or 2 5/8 x 2 5/8”
  • Aluminum Round  – 3”
  • PVC – choice of diameter sizes
  • Copper, Zinc, Power Coated Steel – 3” or 4”