Most Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
Should I get my roof restoration done before or after
gutters installed ?
The best way is to get the cleaning done but not the painting or pointing . This
must be done after new guttering is installed to get a great looking job.
Is there a gutter on the market that has a high back and low front to stop
overflowing the back and in to the eaves ?
Yes Ogee gutter has a high back 95mm and lower front 85mm , If any downpipe
blockages occur the water would overflow the front of the gutter and on to the
What causes gutters to overflow ?
Blocked drains or downpipes , not enough downpipes or they are too small ,
gutter sloping wrong way .
How long will it take to install my gutters and downpipes ?
Usually in one day. It depends on how many metres you have on your house and
what type of gutters .
How do I choose between colour bond or aluminium guttering ?
Well this is more a personal taste. Both have lots of colours to choose from
.Aluminium will not rust and has a high back , colour bond is stronger for
leaning a ladder on
We both work .Does someone have to be home when installation is taking place
No. All work is done from the outside and all the tools we use are cordless .The
only requirement is access around the yard.
Price how much does it cost to have gutters replaced ?
Well it depends on what style of gutter you have , how many downpipes and how
meny metres there are . So not to milead you with guesses ,we give free on site
quotes six days a week.
Can we have leaf screen installed to some gutters only not
Not a good thing to do if gutters are joined at the corners water will wash the
leaves under the leaf guard and you would have problems removing them, If single
runs of gutters its ok .
What is the difference between aluminium and
H.D.P.E plastic mesh?
They both do the same job keeping out leaves but the main
difference is the aluminium is fireproof, whereas the H.D.P.E would melt if
burning embers landed on it.
What is the fire rating on the aluminium mesh?
It is compliant with Australian bushfire guidelines - AS3959
and has been tested to AS1530.2 with a flammable index of 0. Which is required
by all councils for homes in bushfire prone areas. Our mesh has been tested by
the C.S.I.R.O for Australian climatic conditions -
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Can leaf screen be fitted to both tile and metal
roofs? How is it fitted?
Yes. It can be fitted to most roofs.
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What is the life span of the mesh?
Both have the same expectancy of around twenty years (the
H.D.P.E mesh has a high UV carbon content).
How much does it cost?
Not many homes are the same size or shape. It depends on the
construction of your house, the roof pitch, type of roof used and also the
height. That's why we give free, no obligation, on site quotes six days a week.
Does it need any attention once its installed?
Yes. No leaf screen or gutter guard should be considered 100%
maintenance free. We recommend you have your gutter system inspected every two
to three years, particularly in heavy treed areas, to ensure there is no mulch
build-up if leaves are not blown off the roof by the wind.