I've only just got a conservatory built but the downspout for the gutter is
at the highest point.
There is only one downspout and I was told before it was built that there
was only one downspout so I made a point of saying before it was built that
it should drain properly, (had previous problems with house drains).
The gutter is fixed to the box section which sits on top of the window
frames so there is no adjustment which can be made (pretty stupid IMHO), so
the problem is that the water is now lying at the furthest point from the
drain, (fitter blames the builder for not building the wall level).
I was thinking that the only way to sort this is to level the inside of the
gutter by pouring in something like self levelling compound but I've never
used this and don't know much about it, it's viscosity, setting time
permeability to water, anything really.
Is there way better way to sort this, is there some other resin/compound I
could use which pours like water but hardens after a time and is not
susceptible to prolonged immersion in water which hopefully it won't be as
the whole point of this is that the water should now run off.
There's a good reason for that.
It was installed by an idiot.
It is self-evident that the guttering for your new conservatory should drain
properly. You told them beforehand as if it were necessary, that it must
drain properly. It doesn't. What they have sold you is not of merchantable
Write to the conservatory company and politely ask them
to come and rectify the work they have done. Don't phone, write, it's not so
easy to ignore.
If they refuse, mention the sale of goods act, trading standards etc.
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