Reasons to Install Gutter Guard
Posted: Apr 27, 2016
Gutter cleaning is one of the most important tasks to do when maintaining your home, yet it is often ignored. Regularly cleaning your gutters is essential, unless you have high quality gutter guard installed. Aussie Gutter protection offers gutter guard installation to keep your gutter free from debris and leaves.
Gutter guards are becoming increasingly essential for many homes. However, some homeowners are still hesitant to invest in them. For some, they are not sure whether the benefits will outweigh the cost. For others, they may be completely unaware of how the system works and the benefits received.
Types of Gutter Guards
There are 2 categories of gutter guard products and many types of materials used to protect the gutter from blocking.
1. The first category is a fully installed screening system made from different materials. They are designed to allow the debris to slide or blow down the roof and over the gutter.
Plastic screening materials have been professionally installed on Australian roofs for over 20 years. Many different patterns and hole sizes have been used for a variety of applications.
Aluminium screening materials are used for a range of applications from fly wire to heavy gauge expanded aluminium for the purpose of strength, flexibility, aesthetics and fire proofing. These products have the potential to be long lasting and blend in with the look of the roof.
Steel and stainless steel screening is varies from a light weight fly wire to heavy gauge steel for the purpose of strength and fire proofing.
2. The second category is for the DIY enthusiast for purchase online and in hardware stores.
Plastic gutter guards can be rolled into the gutter to allow water to flow under the material. They can be easily removed when cleaning is required.
Steel gutter guards mostly sit in the top of the gutter and can be fixed or left loose for removal when cleaning is required.
Bottle Brush Gutter Guards come in lengths of 1 meter and can be used in sections to sit inside the gutter to stop leaves clogging the bottom of the gutter. They can be removed easily when cleaning is required.
Benefits of Gutter Guard
Gutter guard is a highly recommended product to be installed over gutters to prevent debris and leaves from getting in. Nowadays, a growing number of homeowners are investing in gutter protectors as they not only protect gutters from blockage, but also keep your home clean and hygienic. Some benefits of gutter protection include:
- Easy gutter maintenance
- Stop leaves and debris from clogging up your gutters
- Prevent rusting
- Provide fire protection
- Stop vermin and insects from breeding in gutters
- Prevent blockages during times of heavy rain
If you are tired of cleaning your gutter, then call the professionals at Aussie Gutter Protection and install gutter guards. You will not only save time and money, but also the hassle of gutter cleaning and maintenance. Aussie Gutter Protection will assess your property, offer a range of options and expertly install the right gutter guard solution for your home.
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