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ROOF SCUPPER – LION HEAD – RAIN SPOUT

Roof scuppers are used to drain rainwater from flat roofs which are prevalent mostly on commercial and government buildings. Flat roofs can also found on contemporary residential buildings. A low wall typically runs around the perimeter of the flat roof and holes are cut through these low walls where the roof and wall intersect. A drain pipe or roof scupper extends through the opening that allows rainwater to run through to the ground below. Some roof scuppers utilize an ornamental design such as the copper lion head or gargoyle roof scupper designs below which greatly enhance any building and dress up the drab style of ordinary plain drain pipes or scuppers.
Roof Scupper – Lion Head Rain Spout Rutland craftsmen painstakingly form, hammer by hand, TIG weld and polish these architectural copper roof scupper and rain spout designs to enhance any type of building an architecture that utilizes water spouts or scuppers to drain rainwater. You may view additional scupper designs at this link…

METAL FINIALS – ROOF

Rutland creates a wide assortment of custom architectural metal finials. Their newest custom metal finial design featured here has an octagonal base topped with a double ribbed bell shape, then a spear-shaped finial cone with a finial ball near the base of cone. This custom metal finial was crafted from pure heavyweight copper. The metal finial sections were TIG welded together, then any seams were ground and polished for a flawless, fine crafted appearance. TIG welding makes metal finials stronger, more durable and long lasting in addition to giving them their fine, elegant appearance. 
            Copper Finial Design – Custom Metal Roof Finial While the custom metal finial project highlighted here specified a copper finial, a representation of a paint-able aluminum finial with same design is also shown above. Rutland artisans work with many architectural metals including copper, aluminum, galvanized steel, stainless steel, galvalume and zinc. Copper and aluminum are the two most cho…

ROOF IMPROVEMENT PROTECTS YOUR HOUSE

Think about what the inside of your home would look like if it did not have a roof. Without the protection, the roof offers, the inside of your house would suffer damage from weather, animals, tree debris and other elements. This is the reason your home needs a roof and one that is in ideal condition at all times. When your roof shows signs of wear, it is important to plan for some roof improvement. It is ideal to catch the roof before the issues with it cause leaks to occur. Leaks in roofs lead to water damage occurring inside the house on the ceilings, walls and even the floors. Certain issues only require minor patches, whereas, other issues may call for a full roof replacement. The first step is to call a professional roof contractor to come to examine your roof. He will go over every inch of it to decide what areas require repairs. After he completes his inspection, he will write you a quote for his services. This quote needs to include all parts and labor charges. Certain repai…