Finlock Gutter Removal and Replacement in Derbyshire

Concrete gutters, also known as Finlock gutters, typically have a lifespan of 30 years, but without proper maintenance, they can deteriorate quicker and cause additional problems. Since concrete gutters are porous, they can absorb water rather than effectively channelling it away, leading to further complications over time. Many homeowners in Derbyshire are finding themselves dealing with the issue of failing Finlock gutters.

Solutions to Finlock guttering problems at your property

When you're experiencing concrete gutter problems, it is important to take action. By removing and replacing the system entirely, this means no more issues will arise in the future.

At Finlock Removals, we have over 20 years’ experience in the field and tons of knowledge about every issue that can arise when these systems are unmaintained. When it comes to concrete guttering, we guarantee a job well done.

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How Finlock Removals can help your Derbyshire home

Finlock Removals specialises in removing concrete gutters from homes in Derbyshire and across the UK and replacing them with new uPVC guttering. Our team are all experienced professionals whose quality of work is second to none. The problems with concrete gutters are well-known. The porous material absorbs water, rather than getting rid of it which leads to internal and external issues in your home’s structure.

If you want to avoid expensive repair bills down the line, it is important that leaks are repaired as soon as possible and efficiently. Mould can grow in moist environments where there's water intrusion - the result being costly damages later on if left untreated for too long.

To deal with the issues mentioned above, concrete gutters can either be lined or replaced. Whilst the lining process has its benefits such as being a cheaper alternative, it’s not permanent and issues can still arise again in the future. At Finlock Removals, we advise a full removal and replacement to get rid of the problems entirely.

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The advantages of having your concrete guttering replaced

Having your guttering replaced prevents many problems and can solve others which have already arisen. Some of the many advantages of concrete guttering replacement include:

Protects cavity wall insulation
Longer lifespan
Stops damp, mould and leaks
Reduces cold bridging
Improves aesthetic of the property
Increases saleability of the property
Improved energy efficiency
Less hassle with future repair work

The replacement process

Step 1

Step 1

We have invested heavily in supplying our teams with the latest Easi-dec access equipment which reduces the need for scaffolding, saving you money and hassle. The fitters will erect their Easi-dec upon arrival and remove it the same day.

Step 2

Step 2

The first steps involve pushing back the first row of tiles, removing any failed aluminium lining and also removing any of the face plates that can be found on the square style of concrete gutters.

Step 3

Step 3

We use a diamond tipped cutting blade to cut away your finlock concrete blocks. This is a noisy, dusty process and one that has to be done properly to avoid any structural damage to the property

Step 4

Step 4

We install a pressure treated timber faceplate to the remaining concrete, this gives us a straight and solid base to attach the uPVC products to and also helps eliminate cold bridging.

Step 5

Step 5

Using only the best materials is paramount to our work, we will install a uPVC fascia, soffit and guttering to your property. All of our materials have a 50 year manufacturers guarantee and they will not fade or discolour.

Step 6

Step 6

We will install an EPS (Eaves Protection System) tray to your property. This slides underneath the felt and overruns into the new guttering. It provides ventilation to your roof space, stops water getting through any tears or holes along the bottom of your felt and directs all water perfectly into the new guttering.

Step 7

Step 7

One of the final and most crucial stages is joining your lovely new uPVC guttering to next doors concrete guttering (if you share a downpipe). We have a tried and tested method for doing this and it require a lot of skill – skill that we have in abundance.

Step 8

Step 8

Finally we will clean up any mess, put all your rubbish into a heavy duty hippo waste bag which will be collected and then we leave your house looking stunning and the envy of your neighbours.

The advantages of choosing us

Finally, we will clean up any mess, put all your rubbish into a heavy-duty HIPPO waste bag which will be collected, and then we leave your house looking stunning and the envy of your neighbours.

 

The benefits of choosing us

There are many benefits of choosing Finlock Removals for your concrete guttering replacement and repair, here are just a few:

Highly qualified installation teams

All of our teams are fully qualified and insured craftsmen who are equipped with the latest access equipment for a professional job.

Large selection of styles and colours

We only supply the best quality uPVC materials in a range of colours and styles to suit the aesthetic and budget of each customer.

Long warranties for peace of mind

Our products and work come with decades of warranty to ensure your peace of mind and our after-care team supports you beyond the installation.

We are ready to help

Finlock Removals is ready to assist you in exploring your options and offering expert advice on replacing your concrete gutters to ensure and finding the perfect solution for your property.

A friendly representative from our team will help you evaluate the situation and explain the available options. After this assessment, we will provide you with no-obligation quote, to help you make an informed choice.

We are sure you will be very satisfied with the results, and can start the process of drying out your property immediately. The drying process can take a few months but using a dehumidifier can speed up the process.

If we have previously serviced your property in Derbyshire, we would love to receive your feedback.

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