Lead Box Gutter


What is a Lead Box Gutter?

A lead box gutter is where sheet lead is installed to prevent water penetration into the building through the box gutter. A box gutter is used when two roofs come together or where a roof abuts into the wall. Whilst there are numerous materials that can be used to line box gutters, lead is by far one of the most superior and why some of the most prestigious heritage buildings in the world use lead in their box gutters.

Advantages of using a Lead Box Gutter

There are many advantages of why you should choose lead box gutters:
  • Longevity

    If correctly installed a lead box gutter can last well over 50 years which outlasts the cheaper alternatives.

  • Malleability

    Lead box gutters can overcome many difficult details, therefore becoming an excellent choice when dealing with unusual box gutter designs such as curved box gutters or gutters with breaks in it.

  • Cost Effective
    Cost Effective

    Whilst the initial outlay is higher, due to the lifespan of the lead box gutter it becomes more cost effective in the long run.

  • Corrosion Resistant
    Corrosion Resistant

    Lead box gutters are highly resistant to corrosion and withstand the most extreme weather conditions.

Disadvantages of using a Lead Box Gutter

There are very few disadvantages of using lead box gutters, however the main two disadvantages are:
  • Higher Initial Cost Outlay
    Higher Initial Cost Outlay

    Installing lead box gutters are definitely not the cheapest option however in the long run lead actually becomes the more cost-effective option.

  • Skilled Installation Required
    Skilled Installation Required

    Lead box gutters require a highly trained lead specialist for installation. There are many ways to install lead gutter incorrectly which will cause the lead to fail and potentially costing even more in damages/repairs.

Why Choose Bespoke Leadwork for the Installation of your Lead Box Gutter?

Bespoke Leadwork specializes in all lead work including lead box gutters. We installed lead box gutters on some of the most prestigious buildings such as Sydney Town Hall, St Marys Cathedral, and many other churches throughout the country. At Bespoke Leadwork, we hold ourselves to the highest standard, by choosing us you can guarantee that you will be getting:

Highly Experience Lead Specialists

A Friendly, Professional and Reliable and Fully Insured Service

A 30 year Guarantee