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Eavestroughs and rain water management blog

The continuous hanger: a short-, mid- and long-term investment

With the harsh and long winters of the North American climate, not to mention rainy autumns and wide temperature variations, several residents are bound to experience some sort of problems with their gutters one day or another. Continue →


Rain gutter killer: hailstorm

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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 →


The New T-Rex® M-5221 Continuous Hanger™: Extreme Rigidity, Same Great Design

Following requests by installers demanding greater amounts of protection against heavy ice and snowfall, Alu-Rex’s research and development team has created a Continuous Hanger combining maximum sturdiness and ease of use.

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Treat Yourselves With Personalized Marketing Tools!

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Wintertime presents eavestroughers with the perfect opportunity to take a step back to take stock of the past year, and re-evaluate the strategies and promotional tools used. Continue →


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

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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 →


How to Build Your Own Outdoor Rink in a Single Day!

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Are you looking for a new way to get your children to play outside during the winter season? Have you ever thought of designing and building your own outdoor rink?

Follow the steps below and you will have an ice rink in your backyard in less than 24 hours, not to mention tons of fun with the whole family.

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T-Rex Performance Timelapse: Behind the Scenes

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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 →


Our Team’s Favorite Christmas Songs

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Alu-Rex’s team would like to express their best wishes for the holidays, and invite you to enjoy this carefully assembled Christmas playlist! Continue →


Should I Opt For A Heavy Gauge Eavestrough?

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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?

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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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