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Open vs closed-valley roofs: the role of roof plumbing in Melbourne

Look at any roof with inside corners. In particular, focus on the area where the two sections of roof meet - notice how there’s a small gap left over that runs the length of the intersection? As the intersection of two sections of your roof, this area is one of the biggest problem areas for roof leaks, as they create an avenue for rainwater to slip into your roof and start damaging your ceiling. Don’t start panicking just yet - metal roofing experts are well aware of this issue, and have devised roof plumbing techniques to keep water out seeping [...]

2019-07-05T07:22:30+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Why go metal: 4 examples of metal roofing from around the world

At Watermaster Roofing, we’re all-aboard with metal roofing. There are many reasons to choose metal roofing in Melbourne. Our team are strong believers in the strength, durability and aesthetic value a metal roofing installation can bring to your home, shop, or warehouse. However, you don’t need to just take our word for it! If you’re curious to learn how a new metal roof might work for your next build, you needn’t look any further than these four stunning examples of metal roofing drawn from around the world! Is your old roof causing you problems? Get it inspected by the Masters [...]

2019-06-03T07:18:32+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Metal roofing|

Why metal roofing is the best choice for warehouses and factories

When it comes to commercial roofing in Melbourne, you can’t go past metal roof installation. And when it comes to factories and warehouses in particular, metal roofing can’t be beaten! When choosing roofing for warehouses and factories, aesthetics aren’t the only thing on your mind. Additionally, you think of practical matters such as strength and durability. In fact, you might notice that the vast majority of warehouses and factories already make use of metal roofing. Why is that? Our metal roofing experts explain! Interested to learn if metal roof installation is right at your warehouse or factory? Give our Masterful [...]

2019-05-21T08:09:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Metal roofing|

A roof plumber in Melbourne explains compliance certificates

With winter in full-swing, a healthy roof is vital if you want to protect your home from hail, wind and rain. It’s not just your metal roofing sheets, however - equally as important are your roof plumbing fixtures. Any roof installation team worth its salt will also offer roof plumbing services. That’s because roof plumbing fixtures are a crucial part in channeling water off your roof and protecting your property from water-related damage. And just like “regular” plumbing, it’s essential that all installation and repairs on roof plumbing in Melbourne are accompanied by something that looks a lot like this. [...]

2019-05-14T12:33:02+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Roof Plumbing|

How COLORBOND metal roofing is designed and built for Australian conditions

“COLORBOND metal roofing: designed for Australian conditions.” This sentence features pretty heavily in all of COLORBOND’s marketing material - we’ve even referenced it a couple of times ourselves. It’s precisely this quality (among many, many others) that makes COLORBOND such a great choice for metal roofing installation, whether you live in humid Port Douglas or dry Alice Springs. But what exactly does it mean? As with many pieces of marketing puff, it can be hard to figure out exactly how this helps you. Luckily for you, we here at Watermaster Roofing favour COLORBOND metal roofing as one of our preferred [...]

2019-05-02T07:59:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Metal roofing|

What to expect from the metal roofing installation process

Has the thought of metal roofing installation crossed your mind? Whether you’re building your dream home or giving an old one a facelift, opting for a metal roof is one of the best decisions you can make for your home. And that isn’t just our bias shining through either - metal roofing is durable, low-maintenance and more eco-friendly. Most importantly, a COLORBOND metal roof simply looks fantastic! Of course, any decision on this scale isn’t one to be made lightly. Naturally, you’ll want the entire process to go off without a hitch. But what exactly happens during said process?   [...]

2019-04-22T04:20:28+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|Metal roofing|

Our metal roof installation experts explain roof permits

“Got a permit for that?” Like many other types of building work, metal roof installation is a big job - one that involves considerable research, planning and of course, permits. And with projects this big, it’s easy for certain details to be overlooked, or slip through the cracks. We’ve talked before about some of the more common planning errors many homeowners make when considering a new roof. Today, our metal roof installation experts go over one of the most confusing (and common) errors of all: obtaining the right permits.   The difference between building and planning permits While they might [...]

2019-04-15T03:29:30+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Metal roofing|

How metal roofing can protect your home from bushfire

Bushfire safety is a crucial consideration homeowners that live in bushfire-prone areas. And with the vast majority of Victoria classified as bushfire-prone, this is something many home and business owners in Melbourne’s fringes will need to consider. If you live in fringe areas of Melbourne such as Frankston, you’ll want to do everything you can to reduce your risk of bushfire. And believe it or not, metal roofing installation and reroofing might be able to help. Find out more from our Frankston roofing team.   How metal roofing installation protects you against bushfire When building in a bushfire-prone area, you [...]

2019-04-15T04:13:11+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Metal roofing|

How COLORBOND saves you from metal roofing plumbing problems

What do you think of when you hear the words “metal roof?” Chances are it’ll bring up one of three uniquely Australian images: Rusted inner-city suburbs Old warehouse or factory buildings Worn out farmhouses and barns While we’re big proponents of metal roofing, we’re not going to deny that to most people, the myth of the rusty metal roof persists, even to this day. Needless to say, this is completely wrong! Don’t listen to the myths - contrary to popular belief, modern metal roofing is extremely resistant to rust. In particular, COLORBOND metal roofing. Find out how this durable metal [...]

2019-03-21T05:48:18+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Metal roofing|

New metal roof installation? Our roof plumbers share 4 planning errors

As we’re sure you know, metal roof installation (or any construction, really) is a big, tough job. It needs to be thoroughly planned to ensure that your roof is built properly and goes the distance. Make no mistake, good planning is crucial. The problem is that, well, it’s a big job. Your metal roofing plan needs to go over a lot of different things. As such, it’s easy to get lost. And that means the potential for mistakes, some small, some large, some catastrophic!   Mistake #1: Assuming that all metal roofing is the same Take our word for it, [...]

2019-03-15T05:43:14+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Metal roofing|