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Water Systems of the Medieval Times

Many people have a misconception that there were no water systems available during the Medieval time period. This, however, is not entirely true. While the people of the Medieval times are not known for having the most advanced sanitary systems, they did have other...

Early Rain Water Systems Still in Use Today

Aqua Virgo dates back to 19 BC, it means “Virgin Water”, and is the last working aqueduct built during the Roman Empire. In the last 2 millennia, the aqueduct, commissioned by Agrippa, the right-hand man of Augusto, has never stopped bringing water to Roman citizens,...

Gutter Talk- Terms to know when talking about rain water solutions:

Just like your windows, siding and doors, gutters have their own variety of connecting parts that make them function properly. It’s important to know all of your system’s parts and terms so if anything goes wrong or you just need to do some simple maintenance, you...

Home Water Harvesting

A rainwater collection system harvests rainfall from roofs or other waterproof surfaces. Residential rainwater collection uses water captured and stored at a home or other type of residence. The water is most commonly collected from roof structures and gutters. The...

Life Before Gutters – The Gargoyle

As surprising as it may be, modern-day gutters are something relatively new in the World of architecture. Back in the days (say, thousand years ago) they had buildings with roofs and we are pretty sure they had rain as well. So then how did they divert the water away...

5 Common Gutter Myths Debunked

It is easy to install your own rainwater drainage systems. Most people who chose to install their own systems find there are a multitude of things they forgot to consider.  For example, not having enough brackets can cause the system to sag and clog. Did you know that...

Benefits of Rain Barrels

Rain barrels are used to collect and store rain water runoff, typically from rooftops via pipes. Here at Woodstock Gutter Cleaning Pros, we can help you with that. Rainwater tanks are devices for collecting and maintaining harvested rain. A rainwater catchment or...

How Rain Water Systems Began

If you’re wondering how rain water systems came to be in the first place, then you’ve come to the right place. We are the gutter experts for a reason, we know our history! Take yourself back to your 7th grade history class when you were first introduced to...