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Eavestroughs and rain water management blog

3 types of access panels to get inside your T-Rex gutter

Gutters equipped with the T-Rex are closed and seamless. This feature makes them extremely strong and prevents debris from getting inside. However, what happens when a property is located in an environment where there is dense vegetation? The gutters’ cleaning cycle takes place at an accelerated rate. Under these difficult conditions, the T-Rex® continuous hangerMC can sometimes let micro-debris in, thereby reducing its effectiveness. To address this issue, T-Rex installers have created an access panel located just above the downspouts. There are three ways to install these access panels.

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The T-Rex® gutter: the only acceptable standard

T-Rex Continous Hanger

Nowadays, the Internet abounds with maintenance offers and products related to water, snow, ice and debris. In order to protect your home from water infiltration, a gutter protection system is a must. The T-Rex gutter is the best option on the market. Why choose the T-Rex continuous hangerTM system? Many convincing reasons and arguments can prove this point.

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Gutters That Fight Hunger

It is often possible to breathe new life into old gutters. This time, Alu-Rex proposes a smart solution for gourmets. The ideal project for small spaces. Do as we do and add flavor to your summer dishes.

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Should you invest in the installation of a gutter system?

Purchasing a new home often comes with several responsibilities and a ton of projects. Whether you wish to improve the looks of your home or ensure its proper functioning, it seems that a gutter system is a must when it comes to draining rain water. Continue →

Rain gutter killer: hailstorm

Credit StatefarmCredit: State Farm

Broken windshields undoubtedly constitute the most visible kind of damage as a result of a hailstorm, which is still nothing when looking at these 2-inch (50 mm) hailstones that can destroy entire crops. Continue →

How To Estimate The Cost of Eavestrough Work With Google Maps?


Several tools now allow gutter installers to estimate the dimensions of a project, thus quickly allowing them to give an approximation of the cost of the work to their customers.

The simplest method comes from Google Maps, a platform used regularly, and familiar to many. Continue →

T-Rex Performance Timelapse: Behind the Scenes


The Alu-Rex marketing team spent several months creating a video that shows the various water, debris and ice drainage cycles of the T-Rex® continuous hangerMC. We are pleased to announce that the result speaks for itself: the product successfully protects gutters from even the worst weather. It is always surprising how many hours of work, and how much trial and error, are required for just a few minutes of video. Continue →

Should I Opt For A Heavy Gauge Eavestrough?


My installer recommended I get a 0.021-inch gutter, and told me the regular gauge won’t stand up to Canadian winters. What should I choose?

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What Is The Purpose of a Water Test?


Rain gutter installed with T-Rex continuous hanger.

Following the installation, or during the inspection of eavestroughs, testing the system is key if you wish to ensure that your gutters work properly and avoid potential headaches.

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Prevent vermin from entering your home this fall


Now that the cold weather is fast approaching, we love to take refuge in the comfort of our own home. But we’re not the only ones! Indeed, unwanted critters sometimes want to be able to enjoy the warmth of our home too. Before you need to call pest control, start with prevention. Here is a short vermin-proof guide designed to help you see things more clearly. Continue →