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Galvanised Wire Balloon

Galvanised Wire Balloon


  • GWB3
  • wire balloon 8
Average rating: 5.0 of 5 (1 vote) Add review
RRP £0.00
£6.53 inc. VAT


Galvanised Wire Balloon:

Sizes: 2.5", 3" and 4" are packed in 5's

  • 2.5" (65mm) - packed in 5's 
  • 3" (75mm) - packed in 5's
  • 4" (100mm) - packed in 5's
  • 6" (150mm) - sold each
  • 8" (200mm) - sold each
  • 9" (225mm) - sold each
  • 11" (280mm) - sold each

This type of wire balloon is generally used as a Chimney Guard but can also be used as a downspout guard. Sometimes referred to as a bird guard, chimney balloon, chimney cowl or bird cowl.

Stops birds from nesting on and in chimneys.

Effective for stopping leaves from clogging up your gutter and blocking your downspout.

As this is made from galvanised steel wire it can be bent to fit varied sizes of guttering.

Suitable for fitting into downspout pipes with an internal diameter of approximately 2.5" to 3", 3" to 4", 4" to 5", 6" to 7.5", 8" to 10", 9" to 11.5", 11" to 13".

Easy to fit into place without expert tools or skills.

Manufactured by Bluebird Fixings ltd



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  • Value for money: Excellent
Rating: 5.0
17th December 2016, 11:16:09
Much better quality than expected. Not fitted yet so cant comment on ease of use or performance but see no reason to think either will be a problem.

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Christmas Delivery:

 Next day delivery is available up until 2pm on Thursday 20th December 2018. Any orders placed after this will be delivered on Thursday 3rd January 2019. Normal delivery will resume from then on.


Free Next Day Delivery!

Order before 2pm on a work day and next day delivery is offered on all our standard products to UK mainland customers.We offer free delivery for all orders over £50 (ex VAT). (UK Mainland Only).

AM Delivery

We now offer a morning delivery service to receive your goods either before 12 or even 10:30 (UK Mainland Only)

Before 10:30 – £17

Before 12 – £10

Saturday Delivery

A Saturday delivery is offered to UK mainland customers.You will receive an email where you can confirm the delivery price if you are happy with it. Different package weights will have different prices.


International Delivery

We deliver all across the globe using a highly trustworthy courier. At the checkout stage, select the country that you would like the goods to be delivered.Then you will receive an email where you can confirm the delivery price if you are happy with it. Different countries will have different lead times and prices.

Delivery Charges

Below is the standard tariff for guidance purposes. Actual costs will be confirmed at point of sale and any variances you will be notified within 24 working hours of receipt of order.

The deliveries below are for mainland UK, for Highlands, Channel and offshore islands an extra charge per consignment will be applied as below, we can also arrange Saturday delivery at extra cost.

Next day delivery for orders under £50 (ex VAT) – £5

Next day delivery for orders over £50 (ex VAT) – FREE

Highlands & Islands of Scotland (2 days)

Next day delivery isn't available for Highlands & Islands of Scotland­Shipping cost to these postcodes would be £16.95

Postcodes:- IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50 and ZE

Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel islands & Isles of Scilly (1-3 days)

As Mainland UK + £15Postcodes BT, IM, JE, GY TR21-25


In the unlikely circumstance that your order isn't exactly what you required then you can return any item in exchange for a full refund. The item must be unused, undamaged and be returned within 28 days of when you placed your order. The item must be delivered back to our depot at your expense and with your order number included.

Opening Hours

We are open Monday to Friday 8.30 AM - 5 PM so any orders outside of those hours including weekends and Bank Holidays will be processed on the next working day.

Late Delivery?

We will always aim to get delivery on time but as we are dependant on a courier service we can never completely guarantee this. If we hear that your delivery will be delayed then we will keep you updated as to its whereabouts. If you find that your order hasn't been delivered on time then please let us know and we will try to find where your order is and why it is late. Email

Please Note:

All deliveries must be signed for and it is vital that you examine your parcel before signing for it,  otherwise it may result in the carrier denying any responsibility for loss or damage that you later discover, then no claims can be accepted.

If the packaging is damaged in any way, write 'damaged' on the delivery note.

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