no cleaning, no ground erosion, no maintenance, Rainhandler works.

Some history on the Rainhandler rain dispersal system

Savetime Corporation was founded in June 1990 when the current owner purchased the Rainhandler rain dispersal system from the inventor, Dick Schapker. A few years earlier, Schapker, an MIT Engineering graduate had a ladder accident while cleaning his old eavestrough. Believing there had to be a better way, he invented and patented the original Rainhandler rain disperser.

From 1990 to 1993, over a quarter million dollars was invested in research and development to further improve performance. The result was the Rainhandler Plus, with curved louvers rather than flat slats. This new Rainhandler improved dispersion by 30% and proved to be 20% stronger. Two additional patents were issued as a result of this new improved design.

Savetime's headquarters and all manufacturing and shipping facilities are located in Bridgeport CT. The average Savetime employee has over 10 years service with the company which itself is a longtime member of the Connecticut Business and Industry Associations and the Better Business Bureau.

Product Features and Advantages

  • Maintenance Free: Debris rarely lodges in Rainhandler and if it does, a simple shot from a leaf blower or a garden hose will flush it away.
  • Eliminates Ground Erosion: This is a serious problem for many home owners who have no gutters or where the gutters are clogged most of the time Ground erosion is unsightly at best and at worst can undermine the foundation causing structural damage. In torrential rains, gutters often overflow even when not clogged. On the other hand, the harder it rains, the better Rainhandler works. In a one inch per hour deluge, Rainhandler will deliver a four foot wide swath of droplets to shrubs and lawn beyond the eaves. Rainhandler eliminates trenching, never clogs and never overloads.
  • Environmentally Superior: Rainhandler makes the best use of the best water that we have for irrigation purposes. An additional benefit is that most of the roofwater is absorbed by plants and the ground, thus avoiding the overloading of city storm sewers Many urban centres are already prohibiting residents from directing their roofwater to the city storm drains.
  • Eavestrough and Rainhandler Combinations: In some roof designs the use of a combination of eavestrough and Rainhandlers is the best option. For example, where three sloping roofs come together in a tight area on either side of the main entrance ( U-shaped home ) use gutters on the front side and Rainhandlers on the rear. Anytime most of the water coming off a roof, is coming down one or more valleys, you have a design problem that neither gutters nor Rainhandler can completely solve, but valley diverters can help significantly.

Rainhandler is actively marketed by authorized distributors in Europe and Canada. Rainaway Products, Division of Woodpark Properties Ltd. was appointed the authorized distributor for Canada in 2002. We look forward to adding you to our long list of satisfied Rainhandler System owners.

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"Having my Rainhandlers through a summer and a winter both, I am extremely pleased with them. No more plugged eavestroughs with ice, snow, leaves or dirt. Great addition to my home."

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