The investment in a gutter guard system is certainly worthwhile as it will work to prevent rainwater damage to the structures of your house and the formation of mould on the walls and ceilings.
In order for the system and all of its components to work effectively, it needs to be installed by professionals who are knowledgeable and experienced.
Sometimes, homeowners underestimate the importance of professional gutter guard installation. Find out why this is the case.
Gutter Guard: Effective Performance
A gutter guard system consists of mesh covers which are attached to the roof and to the outer edge of the gutter. Before they are installed, they have to be measured and cut into appropriate pieces. Their installation requires the use of specific tools and materials so that they stay firmly in place and continue to do their job in the long term.
If you opt for DIY installation, there are a lot of risks involved. Firstly, if you install the mesh inappropriately, you may need more of it than you have expected. This will slow down your work and force you to incur additional costs. You could be driving back-and-forth from the hardware store all day.
The biggest risk of improper gutter guard installation is that the system may not work efficiently. If you leave some part of the gutters uncovered, they can still get clogged. If the mesh cover is not firmly fixed, it may get detached and this will also pose a risk for gutter blockage and flooding.
The gutter protection system will work greatly when it has been professionally installed. The system will not require much maintenance or care in order to work. The leaves will slide off the mesh cover and only rainwater will get inside the gutters. There will be less operational, maintenance and repair costs involved.
Gutter Guard Installation and Your Safety
The installation of these systems is done by professionals who are OHS trained. They have the knowledge and equipment necessary to ensure their safety when working on your roof.
If you decide to do the job yourself, you may have to invest in such equipment in the first place. Even if you do this, there will still be a great risk of an accident given that you may lack knowledge and experience in using it. There is no point in risking your well-being and life in this situation.
Let the pros take care of gutter guard installation. They will do the job quickly and effectively. The new system will start working straight away and will continue its flawless operation in the long term.
Call us now on 1300 GUTTER regarding the importance of professional installation.