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Continuous Spouting Care

At Fine Line, we are a trusted name in continuous spouting installation in the Hamilton region. We understand the importance of preserving the elegance and functionality of metal spouting in Hamilton's dynamic weather conditions. 

This informative guide focuses on maintaining the longevity of your continuous spouting in Hamilton with our quality metal spouting brands, ColorCote and ColorSTEEL. By adopting regular cleaning practices, thorough inspections, and additional tips, Fine Line ensures your continuous spouting remains in optimal condition for the future.

Understanding the Metal Options:

ColorCote: AlumiGard

At the forefront of pre-painted steel and aluminium roofing and cladding, ColorCote brings AlumiGard a testament to resilience and durability. Crafted with a marine-grade aluminium alloy substrate, AlumiGard is primed with a steadfast polyester coating and adorned with a waterborne acrylic or polyester baked-on top coat. Tailored for the most demanding environments, AlumiGard excels in severe marine conditions and stands strong against acidic exposure in geothermal areas, making it the optimal choice for applications up to the waterline.

ColorCote: MagnaFlow

Addressing the susceptibility of steel roofs to corrosion along cut edges, MagnaFlow from ColorCote takes innovation to new heights. The magnesium-infused coating in MagnaFlow facilitates a 'self-healing' process, where zinc flows over cut edges, creating a protective seal against further corrosion. With superior corrosion resistance, MagnaFlow emerges as the ideal choice for homes situated in challenging coastal environments, offering longevity and durability that go beyond conventional expectations.

ColorCote: ZinaCore

Balancing durability with aesthetic appeal, ColorCote presents ZinaCore, which is ideal for moderate climatic environments. Featuring a hot-dipped aluminium/zinc alloy-coated steel substrate, ZinaCore is adorned with a waterborne or polyester top coat baked on a polyester primer, resulting in an exceptionally durable paint system. Resisting UV damage and maintaining excellent gloss and colour retention, ZinaCore stands out as a premier choice, providing robust protection in regions with fluctuating weather challenges.


For over 40 years, COLORSTEEL has been a cornerstone in producing high-quality long-run steel forged from New Zealand's rich iron sand. Local manufacturing ensures the products are tailored to endure the unique challenges of New Zealand's environment. COLORSTEEL Endura®, the preferred choice for structures nationwide, is meticulously crafted to offer robust protection against corrosion in regions facing moderate to severe environmental conditions. Esteemed for its durability, low maintenance, and aesthetic appeal, COLORSTEEL Endura® boasts a diverse array of colours and profiles, standing as a testament to enduring quality.


Created with a focus on longevity as well as corrosion resistance, COLORSTEEL Maxx® is a comprehensive solution that's designed to thrive in severe to very severe environmental conditions. It's built to withstand higher atmospheric salt concentrations. Therefore, COLORSTEEL Maxx® is recommended chiefly based on your property's proximity to the coast, geothermal areas, or industrial environments. Every element of COLORSTEEL Maxx® is thoughtfully developed to ensure enduring protection, making it a reliable choice for structures facing the harshest challenges.


This particular type of spouting perfectly blends a marine-grade aluminium substrate, and COLORSTEEL®'s proven paint technology, Altimate® offers exceptional corrosion resistance and is tailored for highly severe environments. The usage of COLORSTEEL Altimate® is determined by your property's proximity to the coast, geothermal areas, and industrial environments. This advanced combination of materials provides unparalleled protection and a premium finish, making COLORSTEEL Altimate® the choice for those who seek both resilience and elegance.


Breaking new ground in roofing solutions, COLORSTEEL Dridex® aims to enhance homes by creating a warmer, drier, and healthier environment. This innovative solution integrates a specialised absorbent fleece with the COLORSTEEL® sheet, eliminating the need for traditional underlay roofing and cladding paper. Endorsed with the Sensitive Choice by the National Asthma Council, COLORSTEEL Dridex® actively contributes to reducing mould and pollutants associated with respiratory issues. Homeowners choosing COLORSTEEL Dridex® can gain assurance by having a product that offers protection and prioritises the well-being of the home's inhabitants.

Simply put, COLORSTEEL offers a range of products like Endura®, Maxx®, Altimate®, and Dridex® that perfectly balance style and function. Each carefully crafted product meets the varied needs of New Zealand's environment, giving property owners durable, easy-to-care-for solutions that focus on both looks and lasting quality.

Continuous Spouting Maintenance: A Guide to Sustaining Elegance

To keep your continuous spouting in top shape, it's crucial to do regular maintenance and cleaning. Fine Line recognises how important it is to maintain both the look and function of your continuous spouting in Hamilton's changing weather. Here's a guide to help you take care of your investment:

Scheduled Inspections:

Regular inspections are crucial to spotting any potential issues before they escalate. Schedule bi-annual checks, focusing on joints, corners, and seams where wear, rust, or corrosion might start. Also, pay close attention to downspouts to ensure unobstructed water flow.

Gentle Cleaning Practices:

Use a soft brush or sponge for cleaning to avoid surface damage to the spouting material. Steer clear of abrasive cleaners that may compromise protective coatings. Regularly check and remove any debris to prevent clogs and stagnant water, promoting the longevity of your continuous spouting.

Severe Weather Preparedness:

Before severe weather events like tropical cyclones or storms, secure loose components of your continuous spouting to prevent potential damage. After severe weather, conduct thorough inspections for signs of wear or damage, ensuring that your spouting system remains resilient in the face of challenging weather conditions.

By including these maintenance practices in your routine, you not only preserve the elegance of your continuous spouting but also extend its lifespan. This will ensure that your investment continues to showcase its aesthetic appeal while effectively directing rainwater away from your property.


Fine Line's commitment to excellence extends beyond installation to the ongoing care of your continuous spouting. Property owners in Hamilton can safeguard their investment by incorporating regular inspections, gentle cleaning practices, and having checks in place for severe weather conditions. 

Whether you opt for AlumiGard, MagnaFlow, ZinaCore, COLORSTEEL Endura®, Maxx®, Altimate®, or Dridex®, Fine Line ensures your continuous spouting maintains its elegance and functionality in Hamilton's diverse climate. 

Fine Line are Fascia and spouting specialists based in the Waikato covering Hamilton and the surrounding regions. Talk to them now for quality installations and expert guidance on preserving the integrity of your continuous spouting system.