There are two rain chain styles, link design, and cup design.
Link design rain chain tends to splash more than cup design, and this may be important when they are considered for areas that are near doors, windows or walkways.
Cup designs rain chain 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 so they can be placed anywhere. Cups come in many shapes and sizes
From plain link style rain chain to more fancy cup styles rain chain combinations of shapes, they offer the most open, airy look and clean alternative to the downspout. Rain chain is often used with modern architectural designs and they look spectacular
At Detail Rain Gutters, we specialize in link and cup style rain chain installation, contact us today for a free estimate