March 2018 - Native birds are an absolute delight when they visit your garden, and many homeowners enjoy attracting native birds for their stunning feather shades and beautiful songs. Birds chirping in the garden on a sunny day epitomises summer, and there are many ways to keep the twitter of native birds alive in your backyard.
February 2018 - Aussie summers are epitomised by games of sports & BBQ's in the backyard with family & friends. As well as being a great way to keep active, it’s also an easy way to ramp up the fun at your next social gathering. Backyard cricket is always a favourite, as is a friendly game of tennis...
January 2018 - Australian summers are great for enjoying the great outdoors, but our outdoors need to be well looked after to survive, and that includes your backyard. A well-groomed and carefully maintained garden takes effort and dedication, particularly in the extreme heat. It’s important to regularly water your gardens in the summer, in a way that minimises water wastage and maximises absorption.
January 2018 - Summer heat waves are here, and it’s now more important than ever to keep your homes and selves cool. The sweltering heat can be dangerous if we don’t look after ourselves, little ones and pets. It’s essential to know how you can cool down, but more importantly how you can comfortably cool down in a way that keeps your power bills down.
December 2017 - The sweltering Australian summer is here, and so are long warm nights, evenings at the beach and barbeques with family and friends. But summer also marks the beginning of bushfire season, where fires rage across the country, destroying homes, livelihoods and communities.
December 2017 - Rising house prices are providing healthy returns for home owners who are selling up, but they’ve also forced many people out of the housing market. First home buyers are especially vulnerable, being priced out by investors and wealthier buyers.
November 2017 - Gutters are a necessary and valuable feature of your home, especially when they are working effectively and are well maintained. When they’re looked after, gutters keep your home dry and safe, eliminating the build-up of debris such as sticks, leaves, moss, mould and animal droppings from your gutters that can damage your home.
November 2017 - Birds can sometimes be seen as pests, especially if they are nesting in your roof and causing damage to your cabling and insulation. But while birds can be a bit of a pain if they nest in your roof, who doesn’t enjoy the sound of native birds chirping in their gardens?
October 2017 - Your attic or roof cavity can often become an overflow space, where you throw everything and anything you don’t want lying around your home. This often results in the attic becoming a bit of a shambles, however, when bird nesting season starts, your roof could be in for a whole new level of uncleanliness.
October 2017 - For so many homes across Australia, birds nesting in roof cavities and gutters have caused sleepless nights, have devalued homes and put family health at risk. From scratching, chirping and chewing sounds, to extensive damage to wiring, insulation and guttering, these pests need to be addressed in order to ensure the security of your home.
October 2017 - As property prices continue to rise, it can often seem unimaginable to own your own home. These days, it’s more cost effective to buy an older home and renovate yourself, than to purchase a newly decorated home. We've put together 10 top tips to renovating an old home.
October 2017 - Our long term partnership with Bowls Victoria has been extended and to celebrate, Aussie Gutter Guard - the gutter guard and bird proofing specialist - has a special offer for Bowls Victoria members. Right now, Bowls Victoria club members can get a $400 discount for all full house gutter guard installations.
October 2017 - Although the recent high rainfall levels have made for a gloomy winter, if you have a water tank installed, you’ll now have a full tank of high quality rainwater ready to service your home. Rainwater can be harvested from rooftops in both rural and urban areas, and stored in rainwater tanks to use around your home. If you haven’t installed a rainwater tank, you should seriously consider it.
September 2017 - Home ownership is every Australian’s dream – a charming veranda, a blossoming garden, and a warm and comfortable interior in which to raise a family. A home will be the biggest purchase you’ll make in life, so it pays to firstly choose the right home for your budget and your needs, but also to maintain your home to ensure it is a safe and comfortable environment for your family.
September 2017 - If you live in Melbourne, or another of Australia’s southern states, you probably experienced a pretty chilly winter and subsequently high power bill! Australians are used to scorching temperatures, but many Australian homes lack adequate thermal efficiency compared to countries with colder climates in Europe and North America.
August 2017 - Gutters are hard enough to keep clean as it is, all the fallen leaves and debris quickly clog gutters and can cause damage to the surrounding infrastructure. When bird nesting season comes along, matters are only made worse and your gutters are prone to extensive damage from a range of birds who see them as a great place to make a home.
August 2017 - Gutter guards are a mesh layer that are installed onto exposed gutters to provide protection for residential and commercial buildings. If left unprotected, gutters can be damaged by leaves, sticks and other debris as it builds up and clogs the gutters, preventing water flow.
August 2017 - Winter can be a lovely season; cold wind, rain, and storms aside! Winter is a time when you start to realise various home improvement tasks that haven’t been tended to. Ceiling leaks, gaps in your window seals, inadequate insulation and heating. Your home can really feel the elements in the deep of winter!
July 2017 - Are you waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of scratching, chirping or even general movement noises in your roof that you don’t think should be there? It’s likely you’ve got a few unwanted guests who have set up a cozy living space in your roof cavity.
July 2017 - So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and move house. Congratulations! Moving house signals the start of a new chapter and is the perfect opportunity to improve your lifestyle. While the prospect of moving is exciting, it can also be a very stressful experience. However, with careful planning and preparation, your move can go off without a hitch.
June 2017 - Home guttering systems are generally a lot more durable than they may appear to the naked eye. It is very important to know that your gutters are working efficiently so that you don’t have to worry about your home being exposed to flooding from water buildup or damage from fallen plants and debris.
June 2017 - When it comes to maintaining your investment property, it’s easy to overlook certain items when you’re not there every day. Regularly maintaining your investment property reduces major costs in the long term by taking preventative measures, eliminating known problems and staying informed of the property’s condition. A well-maintained investment property keeps tenants happy, and in some cases increases the property or rent value.
May 2017 - It’s that time of year again - when the wind picks up and the leaves start to fall. That’s right, it’s Autumn! Autumn brings an array of golden and brown tones that look enchanting in the garden. However, when the leaves and sticks start to fall, you’re left wondering, what do I do with them now? Fallen leaves and sticks can be a nuisance, but they’re a great opportunity to enrich your garden, protect the environment, and have great fun. Leaves are super easy to shred and use for mulch and compost. Leaves and sticks are also great for arts and craft days, especially on those winter Saturday mornings with the kids.
May 2017 - As the days get crisper and trees slowly change to shades of orange and red, this can mean only one thing – autumn is upon us. And while autumn is a beautiful time of year, this season also brings with it the hassle of falling leaves. One day your trees are covered in golden leaves, the next the trees have shed their leaves, which create leafy piles on your yard or roof.
April 2017 - Your roof is one of the most important features of your home. It protects you from the elements, keeps the warmth in, while giving your home character. That’s why it’s critical to do your research on what roofing material would work best for your home. Most people think about what looks aesthetically good for the house, which is important but not the only factor to consider. Also think about energy efficiency, underlayment and council requirements.
March 2017 - Infographic: When was the last time you thought about your gutters? Probably not in a while! Or if you have, how often have you put off cleaning them? Gutters aren’t the most exciting feature of your house, but they are one of the most essential components of keeping your home healthy.
March 2017 - Rainwater is a good source of water for using on your garden, washing your clothes, flushing the toilet, and - if it's properly treated or purified - for drinking and other household uses. The collection of rainwater can easily take place within cities and towns, not just in rural areas as some people may think. Rainwater is typically collected from the roofs of buildings and stored in rainwater tanks.
March 2017 - If you’re in the market for a new water tank, there are many options choose from these days. You can even invest in a water tank that doubles up as an attractive feature for your outdoor entertaining area to store your precious water. Water tanks are an effective way of collecting clean water and mean you can store water for economical purposes such as drinking and watering the garden.
February 2017 - Gutters aren’t the most exciting feature of a house, but they’re certainty one of the most important. Protecting your home from harsh weather conditions, gutters and downpipes keep your house safe and dry. However, gutters do weaken over time and neglecting them means running the risk of major damage through leaks caused by blocked or damaged guttering and downpipes.
January 2017 - For Guaranteed Bird Proofing Results, Get Professional Help. Birds nesting in your home can be a costly hassle. Birds leave acidic droppings which can eat away at roofing materials, their nests cause blockages to drainage systems and chimneys, plus their early morning wakes ups and incessant chirping is sure to leave you blurry eyed! Bird proofing is particularly required in Melbourne due to a vast Starling and Myna population.
January 2017 - It seems the list of household chores is ever increasing, and often it isn’t until a heavy down pour that you’ll notice your gutters overflowing and discover that you’ve now got a blocked downpipe on your hands! Blockages are often caused by a build-up of leaves, debris, moss, unwelcome creatures and even the odd tennis ball. It is best to get onto blockages as soon as possible, as ignored blockages can cause serious and costly structural damage to your home and foundations.
December 2016 - Summertime brings long hot days, barbeques and days at the beach. But with that comes very high temperatures and extreme fire risk for many homes across Australia. Many houses are at risk of fire due to bush fire season, and those located around bushland areas are under the most threat, as embers from bush fires can start a fire in your home from built up debris in your gutters. So how can you protect your home from fire?
December 2016 - Problems related to birds and pests inhabiting roofs are quite common across Australia. The sound of scratching or chirping is not only annoying; it can cause damage to your home. Furthermore it can result in health issues for you or your family due to the plethora of diseases that birds can carry. To eradicate the issue, we always recommend obtaining expert advice from professionals. They have the equipment and experience to assess your home, safely remove the birds and provide a permanent bird proofing solution. If you are considering tackling the situation yourself, keep the following in mind.
November 2016 - At Aussie Gutter Protection, we constantly strive to provide effective bird proofing solutions for our customers and to ensure the entire experience is as seamless as possible. We take the time to provide an accurate assessment of the situation and the requirements. This is followed by an efficient installation to ensure the solution is permanent. In September 2016, Aussie Gutter Protection was contracted to supply a complete bird proofing solution to a 24 year old, double storey brick veneer home with a tiled roof at Croydon, in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs.
November 2016 - We all know Tesla as an innovative electric car company who has entered and completely disrupted the automotive market with their all electric vehicles. Their second major product announcement was a ‘Powerwall’ battery, which allows for the storage of solar energy in residential homes and commercial buildings. Without battery storage, solar energy is lost and just diverted back into the grid. Battery storage stores solar energy in your home allowing you to use electricity at night, when there is no sun. A third product was recently announced by Tesla’s founder Elon Musk, in collaboration with SolarCity: the Solar Roof.
November 2016 - Did you know, all of our gutter guard installers are Aussie Gutter Protection ‘Accredited Installers’? This means they have extensive experience installing gutter protection systems to a variety of roof types across Melbourne and Victoria. Our in depth training and development program has been created for our gutter guard team to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to safely and professionally install gutter protection systems for your home.
October 2016 - As spring is upon us, trees and plants across Melbourne and Victoria are blooming. The recent wet weather and sunny climate are encouraging fantastic growth which is great, apart from the potential issues leaves and debris may ultimately cause to your homes gutters. To address this, you can either clean your gutters or install gutter guard to help prevent the build up of any blockage. There are various types of gutter guard which can be broadly split into two categories: Plastic Gutter Guard and Metal Gutter Guard.
October 2016 - Melbourne is home to an abundant range of bird species. However, they can also become a nuisance for homeowners as well as proprietors. Pesky birds and their littering can cause significant damage and prove to be a costly affair if you do not address the problem at the very start. To prevent this annoyance, seek out help from a team of professionals. Gutter guard experts have smart solutions and offer effective gutter protection and bird proofing in Melbourne.
September 2016 - If you’re one of the many people across Australia dealing with clogged gutters requiring regular cleaning, it may be time to consider installing gutter guard. Installing durable gutter guard provides a high level of gutter protection, preventing dirt and debris from entering and clogging your gutters. You can choose from a variety of guards including brushes, foams, meshes and screens in materials made from, polyethylene, aluminium, steel or stainless steel.
August 2016 - It’s been a cold wet winter in Melbourne however spring is almost upon us. Spring is a fantastic time of year as our gardens bloom and weather warms. However it also signals the start of the bird breeding season, for a range of species. And where do some birds love to breed? Your roof. From September to March, a range of introduced bird species breed vigorously and cause damage to people roofs all over Melbourne. One key species that causes significant concerns are Indian Myna’s.
July 2016 - The team at Aussie Gutter Protection are about to launch our new Spring Promotional campaign in shopping centres around Melbourne and regional Victoria. Keep an eye out for Paul, our hard working Promotions Co-ordinator as he visits your local shopping centre in the coming months. He will be visiting a mix of regional and metro centres offering some fantastic deals on gutter protection and bird proofing solutions for your home.
June 2016 - Gutter guards play a key role in protecting your home from clogged gutters that can result in deterioration and unwanted mess. The team at Aussie Gutter Protection can supply and install a professional gutter guard solution, however you may be considering installing gutter guard yourself. There are a range of DIY options available, each come with their own pros and cons. Take a look at our summary and of course contact us for more information or advice on a solution for your home.
May 2016 - Many home owners agree, it’s a hassle to regularly clean rooftop gutters. Gutters often clog with leaves, twigs, branches and other bits of debris. This is especially problematic during heavy rain and wind. If over looked or not attended to, the blockages can damage other parts of your home, such as walls and windows. To negate these issues, Aussie Gutter Protection offers gutter guard mesh installation to protect gutters from clogging.
April 2016 - Aussie Gutter has identified the growing demand in the Gippsland and surrounding areas requiring gutter guard to protect gutters for varied reasons whether to stop leaves blocking gutters, protecting gutters from continuous problems with debris getting trapped causing rusted out gutters premature and expensive replacement. Aussie Gutter Protection can asses the property to identify the gutter guard product to best suit your roof and individual requirements. Aussie Gutter Protection currently has a display in Yarram Plaza between Monday 14th - 17th April. See Frank who will be happy to chat with and answer your questions
May 2015 - Don't waste your valuable time cleaning leaves out of your gutters and having to worry about your downpipes getting blocked. Enjoy the splendor of Autumn stay safe and warm without having these dreaded worries and unnecessary chores. Take advantage of Aussie Gutter Protection's fantastic deal for Autumn 2016 - FREE UPGRADE - for the widest range of plastic and aluminium gutter guard products. Save $100's of dollars to get the top of the range product. Call now 1300 88 55 25 to arrange a FREE quote or request a FREE Brochure.
April 2015 - As the cooler months approach in Australia we enter what we call our peak gutter season. Leaves and debris start to fall from trees and into your roof and gutters which blocks them and stops the effective water and drainage flow from your house. Clogged and dirty gutters lead to rust and deterioration and can create major problems for your roof and home.
February 2015 - If you are a handyman and love a bargain, drop into our and warehouse and fossick around our samples, seconds and offcuts for that small job you may need to get done. Other products and uses for our screening products. Click here to view an example of products and bargains to choose from.
October 2014 - Despite our cold and wet winter the birds have begun to find the perfect nesting place or return to their annual nesting spot. With the commencement of Spring we recommend that you consider sealing your roof now before the birds get in. Please give us a call on 9338 4611 and speak to one of our friendly staff members now to make the most of our spring special - up to $400 off a full house installation.
September 2014 - We will be at the Caroline Square Shopping Centre, Caroline Springs from Monday September 7th until Sunday September 13th. Come along and see our range of gutter guard products. Commencing Thursday through to Sunday our staff are in attendance to answer any of your questions. Please feel free to pop along to say ‘hi’. Our next display will be coming soon to Watergardens Shopping Centre, - 399 Melton Hwy, Taylors Lakes VIC 3038
August 2014 - We will be at the Woodgrove Shopping Centre, Melton from Monday August 31st until Sunday September 6th. Come along and see our range of gutter guard products. Commencing Thursday through to Sunday our staff are in attendance to answer any of your questions. Please feel free to pop along to say ‘hi’. Our next display will be coming soon to the Caroline Springs Shopping Centre.
June 2014 - The rain is here. Can your gutters cope through another winter? It’s cold and raining outside and you’re sitting in front of the cozy open fire then suddenly you remember that you have (for the 5th year in a row) forgotten about your overflowing and blocked gutters, out of sight out of mind right?
October 2013 - This Spring has seen the return of bird season throughout Melbourne Aussie Gutter Protection has been inundated with calls from all over Victoria, including areas such as, Geelong, Gippsland, Mornington Peninsula and other regional areas of Victoria.to help protect their properties from bird invasion. Our installers have been busy making sure properties are completely bird proof, locking out noisy, scratchy, messy birds such as Indian Myna's.