How to pick the right gutter protection
If you haven’t cleaned your gutters in a while, it’s time to start!
Keeping your gutters clean is a must-have for many reasons.
Gutters get clogged with leaves, weeds, bird’s nests and just general muck and sludge. If you haven’t cleaned your gutters in a while, it’s time to start! It’s recommended gutters are cleaned at least twice a year to minimise any damage to your home, not to mention the fire risk of unclean gutters.
Don’t leaf your gutters alone, it’s time to clean up and protect your home.
Jack have gutter protection options for keeping leaves and debris out of your gutter with our range of gutter strips, gutter rolls and useful accessories to consider for your home.
What you'll need
Before you get started, there are a few products we recommend and other tools you’ll need.
Suggested Jack products
Additional materials needed for this project:
- Tin snips or shears for cutting metallic materials
- Tape measure
- Safety ladder
- PPE (safety gloves and glasses)
Which gutter protection is the right one for me?
Things to consider:
- Easy to install – strip systems vs roll systems
- Level of fire protection you need
- The shape of your gutter
Gutter Strip System
Gutter kit comes with: 6m roll & 15 clips.
Suits gutters up to 15cm & UV- stabilised for long life
Super gutter guard : heavy duty, made from recycled plastic and UV stabilised for longer life
Fireguard gutter guard : made from galvanised steel and conforms to Australian Standards for use in bushfire-prone areas
Ember mesh : corrosion-resistant, made from stainless steel with powder-coated finish, complies with Standard AS3959 – 2009/2011 for use in bushfire-prone areas
Stay Mesh Ultra strip : UV-stabilised for long life, fits most gutters and also available in roll version
Stay Mesh Ultra Aluminium strip : made from long-life aluminium, complies with Standard AS3959 for use in bushfire-prone areas
Bristles The wire centre can be bent to shape to go around corners or cut to length with tin snips – ideal for narrow gutters
Foam Triangle shaped – position with the flat side up
Your step-by-step guide
Clean out gutters
Choose the right protection for your gutters
See table above for options
Measure and cut to size
Time to install
Gutter strip system: Snap off clips and click into place
Lay flat on top and lock onto clips
Bristles: Place end to end for a continuous run
Foam Cut to length with a knife or large scissors. Install by positioning flat side up
Strips Squeeze the sides and drop into the gutter
Easy! You can now look forward to tidy gutters and a safe home
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