How Proper Gutter Maintenance Can Prevent Roof Overheating

a residential property with a clean roof and gutters

Heat is harsh on our gutter systems–and we get a lot of heat here in Melbourne. Hot temperatures can cause gutters to warp, generating flaws around screws, weakening the connection between the gutter and the property, and changing their shape. You may also see cracking, and twisting, and leaky joints. Gutters that spend more time […]

5 Top Tips for Maintaining Clean Gutters Between Professional Cleanings

melbourne roofs

Ah, Melbourne in the summer – a season of backyard cricket, barbies, and… clogged gutters. That’s right – as we enjoy the sunny days and balmy nights, our gutters silently collect leaves, twigs, and the occasional rogue frisbee. Keeping them clean isn’t just a chore, it’s a necessity to prevent water damage and unwanted guests […]

Can Clean Gutters Lower Your Home Insurance Premium?

Pressure washing gutters clean in Melbourne

Clients have asked us, ‘Can I reduce my home insurance fee if I keep my gutters clean?’ We are going to address this question for others who might be curious. So, whether you’re one of our customers or found us by Googling the question: does keeping my gutters clean reduce my home insurance cost? We […]

Summer Gutter Safety: DIY Quick Tips

A man cleaning his gutters

Summer is here, and whilst we enjoy the warmer weather and the sunny skies, it’s important not to neglect your home maintenance. When the inclement weather abates, it can be easy to forget about your gutters. With heavy winds and rains, many of us have concerns about our roofs, keeping an eye out for drips […]

Gutter Maintenance for Homes With Solar Panels

a solar panel growing weeds

Victoria accounts for around 20% of Australia’s solar panel installations. We Melbournians love solar, and as solar energy systems get cheaper and incentives for installation increase, their growth in popularity is inevitable. This means the roof of your home is responsible for even more than protecting your property from the elements and animals, it’s not […]

Seasonal Gutter Cleaning Guide for Melbournians

a peaking gutter

Summer is almost here, and Melbourne takes a collective breath of relief from the cold winter and chilly spring as we brace for the heat that’s on its way. We’re lucky to live in a city that experiences the spectrum of the seasons (at least some of us feel that way). But it means the […]

How to Stop Birds Nesting in Your Gutters

birds nesting in a gutter

As a Melbourne resident, you’ll understand the art of maintaining a well-kept home. Even seemingly minor issues can snowball into significant problems if left unattended. Imagine stepping out onto your porch, a warm cup of tea in hand, and enjoying the tranquillity of your surroundings. Suddenly, you notice feathered intruders have made a cosy home […]

How to Clean Mould From Your Gutters

a mouldy gutter

We’re going to dive into an issue that might not be top-of-mind but can have a significant impact on your property’s well-being: mould in your gutters. And what you can do about it. Ie. How to clean mould from your gutters. In this post, we’ll include the dangers of mould growth in your gutters, its […]

A Customer Testimonial: Kate from Croydon South

a property in Croydon South with terracotta tiles

A customer from Croydon South, Victoria (in Melbourne’s East) got in touch as she’d had some minor water damage on her property built in the late 60s. In fact, we used a picture of Kate’s roof in one of our blog posts late last year – a reminder on how to check if your gutters […]

What is Lichen and What To Do About It

moss and lichen roof cleaning Melbourne

Your roof tiles are turning green and mossy – what is that? If you’ve lived in the same house for years you may not have noticed the lichen growing and your roof looks the same to you as it always has. But if you’ve just looked up for the first time in a long time […]