Author Archives: Raingutterguy

About Raingutterguy

Specializing in design, supply,installation and repairs to rain gutter systems. Seamless raingutter, half round gutter and water collection systems.

RAIN CHAINS REPLACE DOWNSPOUTS


Rain Chains! What is a rain chain and will they work for me? Scott at Dovetail Raingutter often meets with homeowners who are interested in rain chains. Rain chains are often seen as an alternative to traditional gutter  downspouts. But the question … Continue reading

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SNOW GUARDS SNOW STOPS


Snow guard or snow stops are installed on a buildings roof to prevent snow from sliding off the roof. We have seen instances where the snow has slid off the roof with such velocity that it pulled the gutter off … Continue reading

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Rain gutter leaks at wall how to repair


Direct water into gutters Q: I’ve noticed that the siding where the roof meets my house is rotted. The step flashing is installed properly, and the rest of the siding above that spot is in good condition. It’s clear that … Continue reading

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Rain Barrels collecting rain water in Bozeman MT


Fountain Collector Dovetail Raingutter is pleased to offer many styles of rain gutter barells. Description Additional features Rotational molded construction for long lifespan Heavy-duty and fade-resistant Wood grain looks like an authentic oak barrel Flat back sits flush to the … Continue reading

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Ice Dams on your roof or frozen Gutters? Heat Cable in Bozeman, Montana


Roof Heating Cables  An ice dam is created when snow melts over a warm section of roof, flows down to the cold eave, refreezes and creates a blockage (or dam) which causes future melt runoff to pool and potentially work … Continue reading

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leaf or gutter guards prevent rain gutter and downspouts from clogging


Fall season, brings to mind cool sunny days, piles of leaves and the hope of one last harvest from the garden. Fall is also the time we should be on a ladder cleaning our raingutters. No matter the season, wind, … Continue reading

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How much water can I collect from my rain gutters?


When we watch the evening news, the weatherperson will oftentimes say things like “X city received an inch of rain today”, which does not really sound like all that much. We imagine a single inch of rain in a small … Continue reading

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