Grayson’s Blog

  • Faulty Rainhead causes backflow roof leak

    Rainheads are an important design feature for buildings where internal box or trough gutters are used. A rainhead or sump is a metal or plastic container located between the gutter and downpipe that aids the flow of water away from the roof. Recently at a house in Camberwell, Melbourne, our gutter cleaners discovered the cause of another […]

  • Faulty Downpipe causes Roof to Leak

    The building in these photos is a roof in Blackburn South, Melbourne. The owner of this house had us clean the gutters because they were blocked, there is a large gumtree towering over the property from the neighbour’s side. Due to the leaf fall from the large gumtree, almost every downpipe was blocked. Once our […]

  • Our staff Water flushing of Gutters and Downpipes

    Water flushing of Gutters and Downpipes

    A simple garden hose is one of the many useful gutter cleaning tools. We use a variety of different methods. Most of the debris in your gutters and downpipes will be removed using hand tools. Some of the tools we use are buckets, small gutter rakes, brushes, brooms and rubber gloves. We’ve been cleaning gutters […]

  • Gutter Guard Prices, Leaf Protection Systems

    The prices for gutter guard vary between properties. There are many factors involved in pricing a gutter guard installation, but length of gutters in linear metres is the main factor. Most houses have less than 80 metres of guttering. Once our professional gutter cleaners arrive at your property we will measure the length of your […]

  • Broken tiles on my old roof, what to do can the gutters be cleaned?

    An understandable concern for home owners is the integrity of their roof tiles. This is particularly true for owners of older homes. Old terracotta tiles are always the most brittle roof tile type.  Modern concrete roof tiles are generally less breakable, but some varieties of old concrete roof tiles were made using inferior material mixes […]

  • Window Cleaning on a commercial building in Kew East, Melbourne

    The photos are a window cleaning job that we recently did on a commercial building in Kew East, Melbourne. Grayson’s originally started as a “window cleaning only” service. We soon realised that many of our customers would be just as interested in gutter cleaning. For window or gutter cleaning services, call our office on (03) 9899 […]

  • Cutting a tree before sequence

    Before and After a Gutter Cleaning and Roof Sweep

    Recently at a house in Eaglemont, Melbourne we had to cut back numerous trees that were hanging over a garage roof. Once sweeping the entire roof area we are then able to clean the gutters. Our gutter cleaners will neatly stack the tree branches in an appropriate part of your garden. For an additional fee we can […]

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    Gutter Cleaning Melbourne Cost

    Everyday we are asked over the telephone, “how much does gutter cleaning cost?” The cost of gutter cleaning in Melbourne varies from house to house. The first thing we need to know is, is your house single or double storey? Once our gutter cleaners arrive at your property we can give you an exact price […]


    For much of February and March this year Melbourne experienced a dry period with less rain.  Last Tuesday the 21st that changed when suddenly showers swept across the city. Interestingly  the wettest day recorded was in the Mornington Peninsula suburb of Main Ridge, they had 56mm of rain on the 6th of March. People often […]


    The bureau of meteorology has forecast up to 30mm of rain and the chance of a thunderstorm for today. This is a very large amount of rainfall, if your gutters and downpipes are blocked, now is the time that they could overflow or backflow into your roof. We have a large team of professional gutter […]