What is a rain chain?
Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature. From the soft tinkling of individual droplets to the soothing rush of white water, they are a treat to listen to.
RainChains.com has taken the original concept and expanded it into a broad line of products, incorporating both cup, link and even hybrid styles into their offerings. Using pure copper, brass and even aluminum for materials, our company has created a wide range of both styles and prices.
Cup designs are an improvement over links chains in performance and efficiency. With open bottoms, they act as funnels, focusing the water from one cup down into the next one. Even in heavy rainfall, cup styles splash very little, so they can be placed anywhere. Cups come in many shapes and sizes, from the cute 2” Fluted Cups (#3103-A) to the massive XL Scallop Cup (#3104), the largest cup style available. RainChains.com also has themed chains that include the popular Hummingbird (#2940) rain chain.
RainChains.com sells our cup chains in both standard lengths and by the foot. All link designs are sold by the foot. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee, FREE shipping on every order, every day, and we happily accomodate International orders.
At the Bottom
You can make a square out of redwood or cedar beneath the chains and fill it with small pebbles. If it is damp regularly, moss will grow between the pebbles. You can also place a single paver tile or a few medium size stones under the chain to break the fall of the water.
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