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Downsides to Downpipes?

Updating rainwater systems can be many people’s worst nightmare. With so many products to choose from, it can be incredibly difficult to identify exactly what you need but that’s where we come in.

Our experts, here at Total Pipeline Systems, are always on hand to help when it comes to choosing suitable products for your application, so be sure to discuss your requirements with us in further detail today.

Let’s weigh up just how reliable rainwater systems are…


Throughout the winter, rainwater systems are susceptible to all weathers, hence why sometimes they need to be replaced. All of the products we supply at Total Pipes are designed to be simple, making it easier for you to maintain your gutters, all year round.

During the autumn, leaves can block gutters and make it difficult for water to flow fluently. In the long run, this can cause your gutters to overflow. If your downpipes are to last, they require special attention on a regular basis, ensuring that water can flow with ease.

Well-maintained downpipes and fittings will make sure that your pipes are not blocked, ultimately reducing the need to spend money on expensive repairs and replacements.


Total Pipes supply an extensive range of products, accommodating the requirements of all customers. No matter how big or small your budget is, we provide downpipes and fittings to suit everyone!

The initial cost of rainwater systems is seemingly expensive, depending on your individual size requirements. Like anything else, the bigger the system, the greater the cost! When choosing downpipes, remember to be mindful of the volume of rainfall.

Underestimating the intensity of rain in your area could foresee the installation of unsuitable downpipes and guttering supplies. We provide an assortment of sizes, allowing you to choose something suitable for your property, however, we encourage you to call us on 01282 222077 if you’re not entirely sure which products you require!


Downpipes are arguably the easiest products to work with. They are manufactured to the highest quality and make no sacrifice to functionality and reliability.

Here at Total Pipes, we aim to make it as easy as possible for you; our products for rainwater systems are arranged categorically, so if you’re looking for half round guttering and fittings, you’ll discover them here, separate from the deep flow high capacity guttering!

Installing downpipes and guttering doesn’t necessarily need to be complicated; make sure that your products are installed correctly and leave it to the professionals at Total Pipes.

To eliminate any installation errors, it’s better to employ an expert to fit your products safely and efficiently, at least then you have the reassurance that they are safe to use.


Rainwater systems are designed to transport rainwater away from your property, ultimately preventing flooding downstream.

Our rainwater systems can be tailored to suit your exact requirements, so if you’re looking for guttering and downpipes to suit your property, you can count on Total Pipes to supply you with just what you need!

Offering something suitable for everyone and ensuring that all budgets are met, we make sure that you receive the best value for your money.

When installing downpipes, the unpredictability of the rain can be a hindrance. Before you undertake work, it’s suggested that you plan in advance; our products are best installed on a dry day, where there are fewer hazards to contend with.

If you’ve already found downpipes for your property, but you’re not confident enough to replace your current ones, feel free to seek advice from Total Pipes. We can help you to get more out of the products that you purchase from our collection of rainwater systems.

To summarise…

Despite offering a few minor drawbacks, downpipes provide countless advantages that outweigh the disadvantages, making them a worthwhile investment to make to protect your property.

Although rainwater systems are costly in the first instance, they are guaranteed to provide you with exceptional value for money, making them a sustainable choice. Our rainwater systems are supplied in several shapes and sizes, meaning it can often be confusing when you need to choose the most suitable ones for your specific requirements; but this needn’t be the case because our team of qualified professionals are always on hand to point you in the right direction.

To find out more about rainwater systems, contact us today!