Despite their claims, many leaf protection systems create a platform where debris collects. Essentially these systems are designed to isolate leaves and debris from the gutter to maximise water flows. Unfortunately, the material used in these leaf systems can cause the debris to become lodged as it decomposes. Cleaning and maintenance remain on-going issues.<br> <br> Cleaning gutters is the most common task where ladder injuries occur! Research on DIY injuries from Monash University's Accident Research Centre suggests that ladders are the most hazardous due to the severity of the injuries sustained.<br> <br> In fire conditions Smartflo eliminates the need for urgent cleaning and water filling. Its unique design ensures that leaves, debris and insects are removed during light breezes. These may seem harmless but in dry conditions they can be highly-combustible.