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Prevents leaves blocking downpipe. Fits into downpipe outlets. Suitable for either 65mm square or 68mm half round downpipe.

Prevents leaves blocking downpipe. Fits into downpipe outlets. Suitable for either 65mm square or 68mm half round downpipe.
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17 of 18(94%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
Review 1 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Effective and easy to fit
15 Jun 2014
By inspired
, Buckingham
"These are so easy to fit and will prevent leaves clogging up downpipes. Much cheaper than other suppliers."
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Very useful purchase
23 Apr 2014
By CB68
, London
"Just bought 3 leaf guards. Until now I have had to clear the leaves from our copper beach tree each year. Great value for money - should have done this years ago."
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Just what I needed
15 Aug 2012
By JDCherry
, Grantham
"Simple effective design and great value, easy order and pick up - just what I wanted"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Balloon Guard
12 Aug 2012
By VWman
, Near Swansea
"Fed up with leaves blocking the downpipes,sorted at last!!!"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Wish I'd found these earlier..
8 Aug 2012
By Lazyoldgit
, Norfolk
"Just had to dismantle a complete downpipe (in the rain!) after a large chunk of moss blocked it up - one of these would easily have prevented that.
They take seconds to fit and cost peanuts, no real excuse for not installing them.
Incidentally, Screwfix are currently the cheapest I can find on this item."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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A Must Have
4 Oct 2011
By DelightfulDragon
, Surrey & Cornwall
"These are so effective and take seconds to fit that every downpipe should have one. They are so inexpensive and save inordinate amounts of time clearing blocked leaves from downpipes that it's madness not to fit them."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Ballon covers
4 Sep 2011
By Pauly1
, North Shields
"Great product,great price,easy to order and to pick up,there is nothing more you could want."
Review 8 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Balloon leaf guard
1 Sep 2011
By jefw
, Broadstairs
"to early to tell will tell when leaves start falling"
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Leaf Guard
4 Jun 2011
By admiral1
, Halesowen
"Excellent product fitted in time for latest downpour kept moss and leaves out of water buts. Recommended."
Review 10 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Excellent Product
4 Dec 2009
By HiScrewball
, Pontypool
"Excellent value for money that does the job. Straight forward to fit, just make sure the down pipe is clear and pop it in. Even in the bad weather this hasn't fallen out and has kept the down pipe clear. Excellent value for money and saves going up the ladder on a regular basis often when the weather is awful!!! Highly recommended."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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A great timesaver
26 Nov 2009
By JeanVM
, Argyll
"This item has been wonderful. With so many leaves falling in our guttering this has kept the downpipes really clear allowing the abundance of water we've had to flow away."
Review 12 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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Easy
27 Oct 2008
By Rob1
, Norfolk
"Quick and easy to fit, the photo does not show the long inserts, which alternate with the short inserts. These enable the guards to lock in effectively. Good product, should be fitted to every house."
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Review 13 for Balloon Leaf Guard Black
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It's not a balloon
17 Jul 2014
By Yournickname
, Cambs
"It's too early to say if it's reliable, but it looks as though it will work. It could not be easier to install."
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Good Value
14 May 2013
By morbri
, Kent
"have bought before so knew the product and have been pleased with the value for money"
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Effective
30 Sep 2012
By repcomms
, West Sussex
"Works well and is effective. Careful positioning necessary to make sure it sits correctly in the downflow."
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Leaf Guard
10 Nov 2011
By ziggie
, Stevenage
"I suffer from lots of leaf dropping from trees and this product fully works in stopping them from entrering the downpipes from my gutters.
Best value for money I have had in a long time.
So good I bought 4 ."
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need to be made in two sizes
7 Aug 2011
By longinthetooth
, reading
"they fitted the old downpipes but are too small for the modern ones"
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Didn't work for me
21 Sep 2011
By DonnyDog
, doncaster
"Used with Osma half-round 112 mm guttering system they simply didn't work. They could easily be pushed too far down the 65mm down pipe, but even then still managed to pop out completely. The curve of the down pipe entry also allowed the debris to build up around the balloon, and was impossible to clear without removing the balloon, at which point the debris went down the pipe anyway.
This is not a criticism of Screwfix, who are excellent, and who refunded the cost without question, including delivery cost."
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.