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Why you need Gutter Guard in Sydney

The Australian gutter guard industry is growing rapidly and any Sydney property or homeowners should seriously consider the added value of having gutter guard installed.

There are multiple reasons for installing gutter guard in the Sydney area. The most common reasons reside in preventing birds and pest nesting in gutter systems and avoiding property damage as a result of clogged or damaged gutters, most likely due to a build-up of organic debris. Over the last few years, gutter guard has been utilised as an effective protective measure against ember attack in bushfire at risk areas across Sydney. Furthermore, gutter guard minimising the risk of working at heights and limits annually required maintenance.

While many people in Sydney seek gutter guard as a measure to fix an existing issue, it is increasingly becoming a preventative and peace of mind measure for future optimisation for the home. In some cases people have sought gutter protection for a single reason, only to find that it prevented separate future issues.

The Australian gutter guard industry is growing rapidly and any Sydney property or homeowners should seriously consider the added value of having gutter guard installed.

There are multiple reasons for installing gutter guard in the Sydney area. The most common reasons reside in preventing birds and pest nesting in gutter systems and avoiding property damage as a result of clogged or damaged gutters, most likely due to a build-up of organic debris. Over the last few years, gutter guard has been utilised as an effective protective measure against ember attack in bushfire at risk areas across Sydney. Furthermore, gutter guard minimising the risk of working at heights and limits annually required maintenance.

While many people in Sydney seek gutter guard as a measure to fix an existing issue, it is increasingly becoming a preventative and peace of mind measure for future optimisation for the home. In some cases people have sought gutter protection for a single reason, only to find that it prevented separate future issues.

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common reasons for gutter guard in Sydney

People consider gutter guard for the following issues or preventative measures.

1. Prevent birds and pests

Sharing your Sydney home with birds and pest pose risks of damaging your infrastructure and creating unhygienic living conditions. Installing gutter guard to your gutters and other areas of your home, fortifies your property and encourages the birds and other pests to venture elsewhere. It is vital to considering installing before nesting season, typically from late August to early November, so to prevent the pests from setting up home. Some of the most common birds to nest in Sydney homes are starlings, pigeons, sparrows and the Indian Myna. It is important to note that birds and their nesting habits, attract other pests, such as vermin and insects. So while you may note birds nesting outside your property, you are actually at more risk of further infestation.
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2. Safety issues

Safety is always a priority. The annual task of cleaning gutters is hazardous. The most common accidents while cleaning gutters in Sydney are falls off ladders or at heights. Furthermore, the tedious nature of cleaning your gutters puts added strain to your body as you position and manoeuvre yourself around your whole home. While the risk of personal injury is increased, so too is the risk of property damage: there is potential to damage walls, windows, roofs, and yes even the gutter itself. It seems then common sense for Sydney -siders to eliminate the need for this task when owning and maintaining their home.
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3. Preventing blockages and damages

Sydney suburbs so beautifully integrates urban-life with the native flora, but such beauty comes at a cost. Leaves, twigs and other debris clog up the gutters providing the perfect breeding ground for moulds, spores and pests. At the risk to the homeowner, it can evoke allergic reactions or cause damage through rot, significantly impacting the structural integrity of the home. Blockages and build-up of water in the gutters can damage your home’s foundations; but also, water damage to exposed roof timbers under the eaves, water infiltration of the roof due to overflows and exposed walls. To protect your home and strengthen your guttering system Installing a quality gutter guard system will not only protect against these problems but will actually strengthen the gutters of your home, making them better able to withstand the worst our changeable weather can throw at them.
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4. Ember/Bushfire Protection

Installing gutter guard adds an extra layer of defence in bushfire prone areas from ember attacks. One of your homes greatest danger during bushfires is coming under ember attack. Burning embers are carried by the wind and settle in surrounding vegetation, or a home’s gutters or roof valleys which then can catch alight. Australian fire rated gutter guard systems that have been tested and certified with a Fire Rating Flame Index “0” can improve the protection of your home in bushfire prone areas.
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5. Increased home value

It is widely excepted that gutter guard will be a standard elements of any home in many areas of Sydney. Therefore, it is expect that selling residential properties that lack a gutter guard system will become increasingly more difficult, or will sell at a reduced price. More and more, new developments are required to install a gutter guard system to meet new council housing standards. We expect that this will eventually extend to most, if not all properties, in local Sydney areas. When buying a house, most do not want to work on a new home! New homeowners just want to enjoy! Installing gutter guard early, ensures you enjoy the benefits yourself, rather than installing gutter guard come time to sell.
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6. CLEAN TANK WATER

To ensure that you get the most out of your tank water, it is essential to keep large debris out of the water collection systems. Gutter guard ensures the quality of the water you have harvested is uncontaminated. The water is able to flow through the mesh material, directly into the gutters unobstructed by any blockages. The mesh acts as a filter before the water is stored in your tanks or another catchment area.
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What's the best type ot gutter guard to use in Sydney

In Sydney there are five types of gutter guards that are widely used; brush gutter guard, mesh panels, foam inserts, integrated mesh and vinyl guards. The three that are the most popular are the integrated mesh, brush gutter guard and mesh panels.

Brush Gutter Guard

Brush Gutter Guard is one of the cheapest options available when it comes to gutter guard. It is also very easy to install as it simply sits inside the gutter pipe. The brush’s long outward-facing bristles trap and push leaves and debris outwards, but allows water to penetrates and flow through the gutters.
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Mesh Panels

Mesh Panel Guards or Flat Mesh Guards are often considered the most widely popular choice in Australia as they are incredibly easy to install. These feature a wire or plastic grid-like piece that installs directly to your roof and held in place over the top of the gutters by the roof’s weight. Mesh panels are regarded as relatively easy to install.
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Integrated Mesh

The Integrated Mesh Gutter Guard works similar to Mesh Panel Guards, but instead of sitting over the top of the gutter and held in place via the roof; Integrated Mesh Gutter Guard sits insides the gutter pipe. This fixture creates a slope that encourages leaves and other debris to fall to the ground while the small holes in the mesh allows water to run through.
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Vinyl Guards

Vinyl guards are made with moulded plastic that is shaped in a downward curve. Interesting, unlike the other the gutter guard solutions the curve of this product allows the water to flow over the top directing it into the gutter beneath rather than freely flowing through the guard. The leaves and debris instead fall straight off the edge of the gutter and to the ground below. It is crucial that the guard is installed at the same angle as the slope of the roof to be effective.
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Foam Inserts

Just like the Brush Gutter Guard, the Foam Gutter Guard slots directly into your gutter which makes the easy to install and a very inexpensive solution. The durable plastic the foam is made from allows water to pass through easily and keeps the leaves and debris separate above the insert.
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AGP trusts the integrated mesh gutter guard as the best solution for all your Gutter Guard needs. It is proven to be the only solution that offers durability and continued effectiveness after decades on the roof. As there are many types of Gutter Guard, there are equally many types of Integrated Mesh Guards that we offer to suit the needs of residents in Sydney. At AGP we offer a range of materials including aluminium, stainless steel, and poly; our material range extends to different thicknesses and hole apertures; we ensure that our solution will cover exactly what is needed.

Pro vs DIY installation

Australians and Sydney-siders love home improvement and DIY. Certainly, Gutter Guard Installation is something that can be done yourself and relatively cheap too, with only basic tools. If you are opting to install gutter guard on small areas, single story guttering systems or using brush or foam gutter guard, then DIY might be the best fit for you. After you have selected the type of gutter guard, make sure that you purchase the best quality material for your DIY project.

For an optimum solution with complete protection and peace-of-mind, homeowners should consider getting expert advice and installation. This is especially important when considering your needs and local requirements, such as with Ember Mesh Guard and bird or pest proofing solutions. AGP Professional Services include an initial estimation and the installation of the service.

The initial estimation ensures that you make an informed opinion with the exact solution that fits your needs and budget. An expert should actually view and measure the property. This prevents future problems in the installation stage such as incorrect materials, length or access issues; and is why the estimation services is crucial to an optimal gutter guard solution.

AGP installation services accompany the estimation for maximum protection. When installing the any material factors such as the roof type, the angle, size, storey and access all weigh on the Gutter Guards success. Whilst the estimation process ensure that the optimal material is selected, without a professional installer, it may not be a complete solution. Experts with fitting experience of the products ensure that obtain the professional quality and look of gutter guard protection.

Australians and Sydney-siders love home improvement and DIY. Certainly, Gutter Guard Installation is something that can be done yourself and relatively cheap too, with only basic tools. If you are opting to install gutter guard on small areas, single story guttering systems or using brush or foam gutter guard, then DIY might be the best fit for you. After you have selected the type of gutter guard, make sure that you purchase the best quality material for your DIY project.

For an optimum solution with complete protection and peace-of-mind, homeowners should consider getting expert advice and installation. This is especially important when considering your needs and local requirements, such as with Ember Mesh Guard and bird or pest proofing solutions. AGP Professional Services include an initial estimation and the installation of the service.

The initial estimation ensures that you make an informed opinion with the exact solution that fits your needs and budget. An expert should actually view and measure the property. This prevents future problems in the installation stage such as incorrect materials, length or access issues; and is why the estimation services is crucial to an optimal gutter guard solution.

AGP installation services accompany the estimation for maximum protection. When installing the any material factors such as the roof type, the angle, size, storey and access all weigh on the Gutter Guards success. Whilst the estimation process ensure that the optimal material is selected, without a professional installer, it may not be a complete solution. Experts with fitting experience of the products ensure that obtain the professional quality and look of gutter guard protection.

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