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A vertical pipe for carrying rainwater down from a roof gutter.


(Building) US and Canadian a pipe for carrying rainwater from a roof gutter to the ground or to a drain. Also called: drainpipe or downpipe (in Britain and certain other countries)



a vertical pipe for conveying rainwater from a roof or gutter to the ground or to a drain; leader.
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com), looked out over the contoured landscape, watching water from the roof work its way through the home's downspouts, under stone bridges, into channels, and finally into planted basins (bioswales).
Box 1790, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 3C8, The Tender describes a requirement for: Remove and replace metal standing seam roofing Replace areas of damaged sheathing Replace gutters and downspouts Installation of roof snowguards Address continuity of air barrier at wall assembly at apparatus hall and kitchen Address attic ventilation at cathedral ceiling in Kitchen and west hip roof area Install new hatch access to mechanical mezzanine Replace / repair interior finishes Remove / infill skylight at kitchen Spray applied polyurethane Masonry work Fall arrest anchors Connect downspouts to new underground storm line Installation of bollards Installation of heat trace tape and circuit Replace windows in kitchen Bid results will be posted to the Sasktenders website.
Tankspout was created to offer an alternative to conventional downspouts and rain barrels.
McNutt said problems at the community center are "99 percent due to wood gutters and downspouts that are undersized.
Ideal for both homeowners and maintenance professionals, it is also designed for use on gutters, downspouts, pipes, air conditioner drip pans and units, PVC, metal buildings and sheds, flashing, shingles, concrete foundations and more.
Ensure downspouts are protected from damage - they are often a favourite target for cows to have a scratch
Unclog any downspouts using a garden hose, being careful not to apply too much pressure.
com), recently developed a novel solution for homeowners who suffer foundation flooding from gutters and downspouts.
It is more likely that the basement water is caused by overflowing gutters resulting from clogs or sagging or by downspouts that dump water near the foundation.
Peter's father Bob was so disgusted by the damage that he has mended the broken downspouts himself.
It also can be used to lock down peeling paint on metal gutters and downspouts, concrete, PVC/plastic, plywood, brick, stucco, masonry, aluminum, aluminum siding, galvanized steel and fiberglass.
Prepare for winter rains by cleaning out gutters, downspouts, and swales.