Frequently Asked Questions

There are a range of questions we get asked often about the Bushfire Buddy. If your question is not covered in the list of frequently asked questions below, please ask us directly by emailing

Q: Am I at risk of bushfires?
A: It is important to find out if you live in a bushfire zone. The government websites listed on our Bushfire Survival Plan page have plenty of useful information relevant to your area.

Q: Who should install the Bushfire Buddy by Gutter Block?
A: Anyone living in bushfire prone areas should have Bushfire Buddys installed on their downpipes or gutter outlets to assist with the defence of their property during an impending bushfire threat or ember attack.

Q: Where is the Bushfire Buddy by Gutter Block available for purchase?
A:The Bushfire Buddy will be available soon in retailers across Australia. See our stockists page for more information.

Q: How do I install the Bushfire Buddy by Gutter Block?
The Bushfire Buddy is easy to install!  A full list of required tools and installation instructions is provided with the product and the instruction sheet is available to download here as a PDF.