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Read helpful tips relating to home maintenance topics from Portervac; the roofing and guttering specialists with years of experience with gutter cleaning, roof repair and roof restoration for clients in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Read from our regularly contributed articles so you can learn from the best and understand the importance of professional gutter cleaning and roof maintenance written by the Portervac team.


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6 Expensive Problems Caused by Clogged Gutters

It might seem as if you are saving time and money on not clearing your roof gutters of leaves and other debris, but what about the long-term health of your property?  Find out why regular gutter cleaning to deal with clogged gutters is important to the health of your property investment. How Your Roof Gutters …

How To Safely Climb A Roof

There may be times where you need to get up on your roof due to noticeable problems from the ground. Before climbing it is very important to ensure you have the right equipment. It is recommended that you have a ladder that is suitable for the height of your wall, breaking strain rope, comfortable shoes …

How To Know When to Clean Your Gutters

There are a number of ways to identify when it is finally time to get your roof gutters cleaned: Damp and mould Mould can start to grow inside and out of your home, due to water overflowing from a roof gutter. Leaky roofs and saggy ceilings Water can also leak from you roof into ceiling …

The Benefits Of A Vacuum Gutter Cleaning Service

Gutters are very important for roofs as they direct water flow. If not properly taken care of, numerous problems may arise. So when was the last time you had checked your roof gutters and is it time you enjoyed the benefits of gutter cleaning? Why roof gutter cleaning is important: Safety: Vacuum gutter cleaning allows …