Marley Rainwater Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question on our Rainwater range? Need to know how to control expansion and contraction or if we offer special angles? Our Technical team have come up with a list of frequently asked questions to help.
If we haven't answered your question then please call us on 01622 852695 where one of our knowledgeable staff will be able to assist you.
They can be fitted level or to a fall of 1/600 (1mm in 600mm)
Fascia bracket centres must not exceed 1m maximum centres. Fit an extra fascia bracket 150mm one side of any union, running outlet or stop end. Angles must have a facia bracket fitted both sides within 150mm. Click here for further information on installing rainwater systems in areas of excessive snow fall. Click here for full installation information.
Fit gutter to insertion mark on fitting and fix fitting to fascia board, following installation instructions. Deepflow, Deepflow150, Clip-master and Flowline can also be fitted using the notch-jointing technique with a notch adaptor. Click here for step-by-step installation instructions.
When fixing to cellular fascia boards the two outer-most fixing holes must be used and 1¼” x 10g (32 x 5mm) pan or round head non-ferrous screws should be used. The use of countersunk screws is not recommended.
Gutters should be fitted as high as possible to the roof edge and fascia brackets should be set out with aid of a string line and level. Click here for full rainwater installation information.
The roof tile over hang should be no greater than 50mm. Where over fascia vents are used, a spacer height adjuster (RGS1) should be fitted behind each fascia bracket.
Yes, special gutter angles can be made to order. Please contact our Customer Services department on 01622 852585, stating the angle required. Delivery time is usually 3-4 weeks.
Clip-Master 112mm nominal half round gutter system will interchange with most PVCu gutters
To connect half-round PVCu to cast iron gutters, use the RGA1R gutter adaptor.
Our downpipes are available in 68mm and 82mm circular, and 65mm square outside diameters
Yes, 68mm pipe spigot usually fits into cast iron sockets, with the use of silicone sealant.
Usually yes, but they must have an outside diameter of 68mm
Yes, if it's a combined sewer system
Use individual sized boss connectors as illustrated in the soil catalogue or take rainwater pipe below grating.
Some items are available on request from our Customer Services department, call 01622 852585 for further information. To connect half-round 100mm to 110mm PVCu gutters or PVCu to cast iron gutters, use the RGA1R gutter adaptor.
At a maximum of 1.8m centres, using pipe clips on the downpipe barrel. Remember to always support the socket on the end of the pipe using a socket pipe clip.
PVCu is a good corrosion resistant material and only requires an occasional wash with soapy water. Remove debris from the gutters and downpipes to ensure smooth flow and repair any defects immediately.
All products are manufactured to existing British or European standards.