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On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 06:36:31 +1000, "Rod Speed"

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On Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 12:43:34 PM UTC-4, Rod Speed wrote:
Rod Speed wrote

Yours is stick built and the way the roof
water is done is completely ****ed.

What's ****ed about the roof water?

That short section lying on the ground next to the path
isnt going to last long and the vertical looks bad too.

It's standard aluminum downspout.

The horizontal bit on the ground isnt.

Nearly every house in the U.S. has the same thing

Not the horizontal bit on the ground.

and it lasts as long as it needs to.

The horizontal bit on the ground doesn't.

That is just getting the water away from the house so the basement is
not as likely to flood. They usually use splash blocks for that. I
guess an extra 3" of aluminum was cheaper.