Decorative rain chains make an excellent alternative to a downspout. Rain chains are beautiful and functional. They work well anywhere a downspout is required, but they’re perfect near patios, porches, and outdoor living areas because they look so much better than a downspout.
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Rain chains direct water from the gutters to the ground, just like a downspout does. They’ll keep the water in one place so that you don’t get soaked when trying to get on or off a patio or porch when it’s raining. They also help direct water away from certain outdoor areas, like low slab patios.
Rain chains come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, styles, and price ranges. You can find rain chains with birds, dragonflies, or butterflies. There are several flower rain chains in different designs and colors. There different shapes of cups in beautiful designs. There are also decorative and intricate chains.
There are many rain chains to choose from, and I’ve featured the best and most beautiful below.
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Decorative Rain Chains
Rain chains will add character and charm to your outdoor spaces. Just choose your favorite design and color to add a beautiful and functional decoration to your outdoor living space.
Decorative Iron Dragonfly Rain ChainButtercup Rain Chain Hanging DecorationDecorative Iron Bird Rain ChainAcuRite 02348HD 8-Foot Rain Chain with Adjustable Length, Copper FinishMonarch Pure Copper Lotus Rain Chain, 8-1/2-Feet LengthDecorative Butterfly Iron Rain ChainModern Loop Rain ChainAncient Graffiti RC-CIRC-IR Flamed Copper Circle Rain ChainSlim LinkAncient Graffiti ANCIENTRCLILMIR Lily Multicolor Rain ChainMonarch Pure Copper Cascading Leaves Rain Chain, 8-1/2-Feet LengthStanwood Rain Chain Lotus Lily Flower Copper Rain Chain, 8-FeetMonarch Pure Copper Ring Rain Chain, 8-1/2-Feet LengthRain Chain – Pure Copper – by Golden Canary, Ready to Install in Gutter, Decorative Downspout Replacement for Collecting Water in a BarrelAll Copper Channel Link Rain Chain by Rain Chains Direct (8.5 Feet)Square Link Rain Chain (Black) By Rain Chains Direct (8.5 FT)
Rain Chain Mount
Easily attach your rain chain using a rain chain mount. They attach easily to your gutter so that you can use them in place of a downspout.
Rain Chain Leader
Rain chain leaders are used to connect your rain chain to the rain chain gutter mount. These are not needed for every rain chain but are for some. Even if your rain chain doesn’t require a leader, it does add to the beauty. The water can rain chain leader looks great with a flower rain chain.
Rain Chain Basin
Rain chain basins are used at the base of a rain chain to keep the ground from eroding beneath it. They look great too!
Ancient Graffiti Flamed Rain Chain Receptacle Basin with 23Monarch Mild Steel Powder Coated Basin with Copper Band, 14-1/2 Inch DiaGood Directions 479V1 Copper Rain Chain Basin, Antiqued FinishMonarch Pure Copper 15-Inch Hammered Anchoring Basin 3-Inch High