To match the right mesh for your property, you should classify the smallest size leaves and vegetation in your gutters (or around your property) into one of these four categories:
Armed with this information, you can use the table below as a rough guide to identify the right size mesh for your leaves.
|2mm aperture||4mm aperture||5.4mm aperture|
|Needles||Recommended||NB: some needles
may get through
Alternatively, you can use our Mesh Matcher tool to find the right mesh to suit your leaf size. Mesh Matcher asks six simple questions about your property and environment in order to recommend the best mesh or meshes for you. Use it for free now.
These problems can affect homes, schools, businesses and commercial buildings alike.
Considering the potentially huge financial and human cost of these problems, it’s easy to see why it pays to invest in gutter mesh to keep leaves out of your gutters.
Clogged gutters and downpipes can cost you thousands in the event of heavy rain or storms, as water overflows into your eaves and ceiling cavities, onto your verandas and terraces or into your downstairs rooms. In fact, water entering homes from blocked gutters is a leading reason for insurance claims.
As well as the risks of flooded gutters, gutter cleaning is a dirty and dangerous job. The cost of professional cleaning can quickly add up, while the risk of serious injury or even death from DIY gutter cleaning is uncomfortably high. By installing the right gutter mesh, you can significantly reduce these risks and expenses.