Guard your Gutters with Flick
Flick Gutter Shield are experts at supplying and installing a variety of gutter guard protection systems, serving commercial, domestic and industrial buildings of all sizes and types.
Flick Anticimex Adelaide is equipped with the expertise and the best products to guard your gutters all year round against birds, possums, rats, other vermin, debris, and leaves. We have extensive experience in the field of gutter guarding, and can offer tailor-made solutions no matter the type of roof, gutter or structure.
Flick Gutter Shield enables water to course unobstructed through your pipes and gutters, thereby prolonging their lifespan. Using our gutter shield will also keep your gutters clean maximising rainwater collection and cleaner water quality.
This service is currently only available in Adelaide, however, we may expand into other areas of Australia in the near future. To contact Adelaide for gutter guard services, contact our team here.
Gutter Guard Services:
Our method of gutter guard installation keeps debris and leaves out by causing them to be blown off roofs rather than fall into downpipes and gutters. This method is applicable to most types of roofs. We also provide accessories and fixings that are designed to hold up in the unforgiving Australian climate. The available gutters come designed in visually subtle colours to match the shade of your existing roof.
Flick Anticimex technicians will first undertake thorough cleaning by removing all leaves and debris from your gutters, valley sections, and downpipes before the installation. This enables water to flow through unobstructed and keeps the need to maintain your gutters to a minimum. In addition, all our gutter guards come with a 15-year warranty (subject to terms and conditions).
We provide an affordable and effective way to prevent possums occupying roofs and also protect your home from enabling these creatures to return to their natural habitat.
We first carry out a home inspection to find any entry points. These entry points are then assessed and proofed with our gutter guard. A one-way exit door will then be installed at the entry points by which possums are entering enabling them to leave the area without returning. In our experience, most possums leave within a night or two after the one-way exit door is set up. If it is not possible to install a one-way door on your property, possum traps will be set up so the animals can be captured and removed safely and according to Australian standards.
Our gutter guards can then be installed and will prevent the possums from accessing your roof again.
Flick Gutter Shield can be set up around valleys and gutter lines to prevent rodents from making their way beneath tiles or roof sheets. Following the successful installation of the gutter guard, the roof void will be baited in order to eradicate any remaining rodents.
Female rats can reproduce at an alarming rate, birthing four to six litters each year, with five to ten babies in each. At the age of three months, rats are already old enough to begin reproducing. In a single year, a male and female rat can produce a pack of 400 to 700. Rats eat 10% of their weight in food each day, and on average each devours 30 grams per day. Just five rats can be responsible for 27 litres of urine and 73,000 droppings per annum. It is thus crucial to keep these pests at bay.
Birds often create nests in the gutters of buildings without a form any form of a gutter guard. Flick Gutter Shield, when set up around valleys and gutter lines, prevents birds from making their way beneath tiles and roof sheets. Following installation, all nesting materials can be removed and insecticidal dust of low toxicity is applied to eradicate bird lice.
Benefits You Enjoy:
- Gutters Free of Leaves and Debris- When downpipes and gutters get blocked, damage caused by water overflowing onto roofs can be very costly to repair. Water damage caused by moisture building up around roofing timbers like fascia boards requires expensive repairs. The presence of excess water or moisture in the home can also increase the likelihood of infestations by pests like termites. Flick Gutter Shield’s experts will undertake a thorough cleaning of all gutters, box gutters, and downpipes before Gutter Shield is installed to prevent the obstruction of stormwater, thus extending the durability of your gutters.
- Pest Qualified and Pest Resistant – Our gutter guards are designed to withstand chewing or gnawing by rodents, possums or birds. Our technicians are not only proficient in the installation of gutter protection but also licensed in pest control techniques. This enables them to create a tailored programme that can keep your roof space free of pests and unwanted creatures.
- Do You Know How Clean Your Water Is? The presence of dead animals on your roof, in your gutters, or rainwater tanks can contaminate drinking water. Our gutter guards eliminate this problem, so you can have peace of mind.
Gutter Guard Products:
Heavy Duty Polyethylene
Flick’s gutter guards made of heavy duty polyethylene mesh is UV stabilised and built to collect the maximum amount of water. A 15-year product warranty is offered subject to terms and conditions.
This form of gutter guard is made of 600gsm polyethylene with the help of cutting-edge extrusion technology and designed to efficiently protect gutters from a broad variety of dangers.
- 3.7mm aperture
- 2mm strand thickness
- 100% virgin food-grade material
- Proudly manufactured in Australia
Flick’s polyethylene gutter mesh is suitable for roofs and gutters of all profiles and colours, whether tin or tiled. Its durability has been tried and tested and it is an effective way to keep your drainpipes and gutters unobstructed, as well as keep vermin, possums, and birds out. Rusting or corrosion does not occur with this form of gutter guard.
Aluminium Gutter Mesh
In bush areas prone to fire, the aluminium gutter mesh is a good choice as it does not burn or catch fire. This gutter guard utilises powder-coated and industrial grade aluminium mesh. The product and installation come with a 15-year warranty subject to terms and conditions.
Flick Gutter Shield is the highest quality and top-grade workmanship, and we pride ourselves on doing an excellent job installing our gutter guards on each and every property.
Flick Gutter Shield is currently exclusively offered in Adelaide, however, Flick Anticimex may look to expand this service throughout Australia in the near future.
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