The Buildworld catalogue of half-round guttering accessories is available in a wide range of colours, comprising: adapters, drain guards, leaf guards, and stop ends. The collection also includes half-round guttering made of PVC material with a diameter of 112 mm.
The semi-circle shaped, half-rounded rain gutters bear a flow enhancing design, featuring an inward roll on either one side or both sides of the edge also known as beading. Half-round gutters not only direct the rainwater away from sidings and seeping into understructure compromising the integrity of the structure, but their presence secures aesthetic appeal of the structure which would otherwise be susceptible to deterioration under cascading spells of heavy rain.
In addition to shielding the exterior surface of the structure and protecting the foundation and basements from water ingress, half rounded gutters prevent the clogging of dirt and debris. Procuring half-round gutters is far more economical than purchasing square guttering and K-shape guttering, which is also true when it comes to their upkeep and regular clearing and cleaning.
Its designated position being set alongside the base of the roof—half-round gutters complement architecture rooted in tradition favouring classic themes, which makes them an overwhelming choice in homes influenced by European architecture. Half-round gutters are produced in copper, aluminium, vinyl, and galvanized as the most prominent choice of materials.
Half-round gutters are manufactured in a variety of colours, leaving room for additional colour customization with easily paintable surfaces. The inner surface of half-round gutters being smoother than K-style channels is better at clearing in their debris discharge, with a reduced scope for waterlogging, which ultimately delays the process of corrosion. However, half-round gutters pose installation challenges owing to the lack of flat surface, and depend on special joint brackets and half-round brackets for proper assembling and installation.