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Our roof plumber explains the different kinds of gutters

As Melbourne roof plumbing experts, one of our favourite topics is gutters. When it comes to roofing, gutters are important!  But we understand you may not think about gutters as often as we do.  People tend to think about roof gutters when:  Existing gutters on a home require attention  Building or purchasing a new home    While this may not be a daily occurrence, roofing gutters have an important role to play in any home.  And style is part of this.   Watermaster Roofing experts install and repair gutters on homes throughout Bayside and Melbourne. Our experience means we understand different styles [...]

2019-11-18T03:29:56+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Metal roofing|

What happens before metal roofing replacement?

Rain. Hail. Harsh UV sunlight. Gale force winds. Your roof puts up with a lot of punishment so that you don’t have to - it’s only logical that eventually, your roof may need maintenance, repairs or even complete replacement. And there’s no better choice than metal roof replacement! Metal roofing is strong, durable and lightweight, making it a great choice if you need to replace an old and worn roof. And owing to its light, it can easily be integrated into older homes that may not be able to support other types of roofing. As with any major home improvement [...]

2019-11-20T02:57:31+00:00 November 13th, 2019|Metal roofing|

Our metal roofing experts explain the signs of termite infestation

“Termites!” That’s one word you never want to hear when it comes to your house… especially when it comes to your roof. We’ve talked before about what sort of unwelcome guests may be staying in your roof rent-free. Each of these squatters has the potential to cause problems with your roof, and may necessitate calling an expert for roof repairs in Melbourne. However, none are quite as damaging as termite infestation. Today, our metal roofing experts explain the essential signs of a termite infestation, and what you need to look out for! Replace an old and worn roof with sleek [...]

2019-10-28T07:15:09+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Metal roofing|

Pros and cons of flat metal roofing for your new build

Metal roofing installation is a great way to make your house stand out from the crowd. And when you opt for a flat metal roof, it’ll stand out even more. You have probably noticed that flat roofs are back in style again, with many contemporary designs opting for flat roofs. And when it comes to flat roofs, new metal roofing is the only real option! Advantages of a flat roof for your new metal roof installation Whether you’re planning for a home renovation or is in the process of building your house, flat roofs are increasingly popular among homeowners and [...]

2019-10-22T03:53:38+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Why is corrugated metal so popular for new roof installation?

If you’ve ever gone to one of Melbourne’s inner suburbs (be it on business or pleasure), you’ll notice that a lot of the old buildings use metal roofing. Specifically, you’ll notice that almost every metal roof you encounter in the inner suburbs uses the same wave-pattern, and that usually they’re all uniformly the same unpainted grey or silver colour too. (Don’t worry, these aren’t the only options for metal roof installation anymore!) Have you ever wondered why this type of metal roofing is so prevalent? Wonder no more - today, our metal roof installation experts in Melbourne explain the idea [...]

2019-10-30T06:36:12+00:00 October 4th, 2019|Metal roofing|

Leaking roof? Gutter problems? Sounds like you need roof repairs!

Your roof plays a vital role in protecting your home and property from the elements. Of course, if your roof isn’t properly looked after, you won’t be able to enjoy its protection. Ideally, that means regular roof inspections and maintenance (how often depends on your current roofing material - metal roofing, for example, is much less maintenance than tiles!) And if your roof ends up suffering from damage, you’ll want to organise roof repairs in Melbourne to stop wind, hail, loose debris and rain from getting in! Need a roof plumber? Organise an inspection and let us uncover what you [...]

2019-10-30T06:40:41+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Overdue for a roof inspection? Need urgent roof repairs in Melbourne?

Your house is one of the biggest and most costly investments that you’ll ever make. As such, it’s crucial that you look after it. In particular, it’s important that you look after your roof, too! Is your home protected from the elements by tiles or shingles? Over time, you might notice everyday wear and tear taking a toll on your roof - these materials, while relatively durable, are not designed to last more than 10-20 years without posing some potentially major problems - or in some cases, requiring complete re-roofing. Metal roofing, on the other hand, is durable and low-maintenance, [...]

2019-09-23T02:05:17+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Our roof plumbers explain common emergency roof repairs

While metal roof installation may be our bread and butter here at Watermaster Roofing, by no means is that the only thing our expert roof plumbers do. While metal roofing is tough and durable (COLORBOND metal roofing even more so), other types of roofing, like tiles or shingles, are more susceptible to damage. In addition to roof installation, our team also gets called out to perform emergency roof repairs in Melbourne, usually following a bout of wild weather or some other accident. What types of repairs are we talking about? We break down some of the most common. 1) Got [...]

2019-09-20T08:11:22+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Need metal roof repairs for a dodgy roof installation

Worried about dodgy, poorly installed roofing in your home or business? If so, we don’t blame you - your roof is pretty darn important, after all! As the main barrier between your comfort and the elements, it’s crucial that your roof is tough and built to last. Not only is the situation stressful, but costly. A poorly installed roof can lead to numerous expensive problems in the future, and can often only be fixed with metal roof repairs from the Masters…   Good roofing starts with metal roofing installation Roofing, as many of us know, is one major home improvement [...]

2019-09-20T07:42:39+00:00 August 30th, 2019|Metal roofing|

Our Bayside roofing team explains how to avoid metal roof issues

Strength. Longevity. Great looks. When it comes to roofing materials, metal roofing in Melbourne has it all. That having been said, your roof puts up with a lot. It’s directly exposed to the elements, and bears the brunt of mother nature’s attacks on your home. As a team of Bayside roofing experts, we often get asked about whether there are any drawbacks to installing metal roofing. We have to be honest: there is no material on earth that is 100% perfect. Over time, even metal roofing in Melbourne can suffer from: Leaks Wear and tear Corrosion Luckily for you however, [...]

2019-09-20T07:02:25+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Metal roofing|