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Gutter Bracket (Uni Bracket)

Discussion in 'Unique Lighting' started by JoeyD, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933

    Here is a photo of our Uni Bracket / Gutter Bracket in action. You can see how this guy mounted it then bent the bracet to give him the angle he desired. Personally i would mount the bracket up higher in the gutter as to allow for better flow but here where this bracket is being used there are no leaves to gather in it. Should not hinder the water flow at all.

  2. NightScenes

    NightScenes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,209

    Hey Joey, I might like to see one of those up close and personal. I usually mount on the cross bracket that is visible in your photo.
  3. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933

    you got it Paul, we could get you a sample through Scott if you want to see one sooner than later.

    Joey D.
  4. Landscape Illuminating

    Landscape Illuminating LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 84

    How about snow and ice falling or sliding down from the roof. Would that have any negative effect of this type of mounting/lighting? I know, I know....most of you don't even know what snow is! :hammerhead:

  5. NightScenes

    NightScenes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,209

    Send it on!! I am always a sooner than later.
  6. pete scalia

    pete scalia LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 960

    where is the wiring?
  7. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933

    The wire is ran out of the bottom of the light and then a hub connection is made further down the gutter by another light.
  8. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933

    It should hold up but obviously if the snow and or ice is really big it is possible it could bend the bracket. I doubt that it would rip the screws out of the faiscia but I have seen stranger things happen so i wouldnt rule it out. The bracket is made from sturdy stainless steel and is pretty strong so it should hold up.
  9. Mrsamman

    Mrsamman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    I'm a guttering contractor and if I found that it my gutters I would be pissed. It impedes water flow, it collects debris not to mention the holes in the gutter. Don't install that on copper gutter, it will react with the copper not to mention you ruining the gutter with the holes, it could cost you a $1,000 to replace just one piece of guttering.
  10. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,933


    It will be up to the installing contractor to determine if this is the right application to use or not. Obvuiously in areas where debris gathers in the gutter you may not want a warm brass or copper fixture placed in it. I dont see how water would be stopped by this but I could imagine it could potentially slow the flow down. Potentially causing a problem. I will need to look into how the Stainless Steel will effect the copper and if it will harm it.

    I will post my findings.

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