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Downspout Diverter

Downspout Diverter

Rutland has released three new models of downspout diverters - rain collection diverters. In addition to the existing 3"x4" corrugated rectangular model, Rutland has now added a seamless round downspout diverter, a seamless square downspout diverter and a crimped round downspout diverter to it's offerings. All of Rutland's custom downspout diverters are available in standard downspout sizes including: 3", 4", 5" or 6" round (smooth or crimped); 3" or 4" square (smooth); 3"x4" or 4"x5" rectangular (corrugated); other custom sizes are also available. Rutland's downspout rain diverters are available in either aluminu... Read More >

June 22nd, 2016 / admin

Copper Effective At Stopping Spread of Germs

The need to prevent the spread of germs has always been a major concern. Research indicates that a copper surface is more effective at preventing the spread of germs than stainless steel. Copper has a 2000 year history of antimicrobial applications in a multitude of cultures. More recent research has sought to determine uncoated copper's effectiveness in stemming the proliferation of infectious disease. At the University of Southampton in the U.K. research studies have shown that many common disease causing microbes such as  E. coli, Aspergillus niger (black mold) and Influenza A, die within hours o... Read More >

June 8th, 2016 / admin

Roof Vent – Attic Ventilation – Gable Vent – Copper

Roof vents provide ventilation for the space underneath a roof. If an attic is present, roof vents, soffit vents and gable vents also provide attic ventilation. Roof ventilation and attic ventilation are necessary to help remove moisture in the air that may damage wood, insulation and other building materials underneath the roof, susceptible to damage or deterioration from moisture or condensation. The air conditioned living space underneath your roof or attic is usually at a much different temperature than the airspace underneath the roof or in the attic and c... Read More >

June 3rd, 2016 / admin

Gutter Garden – Copper Gutter Garden

Gutter gardens are receiving much buzz over the internet and are a good approach to generating fresh produce or a colorful display of flowers around your home. A gutter garden is especially ideal when space is at a premium or if you wish to have a tidy and more ergonomic gardening setup. Nothing is better tasting and more satisfying than freshly picked produce for that awesome salad, fresh salsa and a plethora of other healthy vegetable dishes. Gutter gardens are essentially akin to planters that hang from your house at a convenient height and are typically fashioned using some form of home guttering to serve as y... Read More >

May 30th, 2016 / admin

Rain Gutter Reviews – Gutters Cost

Rain gutters sometimes do not get as much thought behind their selection as other architectural features of a home or commercial building. Customary gutters often employed on buildings might even be rather drab and sometimes an afterthought. Rather than accentuate and enhance the building's architecture some gutter choices if not just dull may actually detract from the appearance of the home or building and be very unappealing. Yet barring wide overhangs and a steeply graded slope away from the building, gutters are essential for draining rainwater runoff from a roof away from the building protecting overha... Read More >

May 30th, 2016 / admin