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How often should you clean your gutters? A roof plumber explains

If you ask our roof plumbers in Melbourne, your roof doesn't get enough credit. And a lot of that comes from simply not knowing the ins and outs about how your roof is constructed. Because of this, not many realise that their roof is more than just a layer of sheet metal or tile - it’s an entire system, with different parts and components that all work together to help keep you comfortable and dry, made up of: Your roof itself Insulation that keeps the temperature comfortable Sarking that acts as a moisture barrier and prevents excess moisture buildup Gutters [...]

2020-07-08T02:50:54+00:00 July 10th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

A roof plumber in Melbourne explains metal roofing installation standards

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Responsible for protecting your home from the outside elements, it puts up with a lot of pressure over its lifetime. While a certain degree of wear is natural, you’ll want your roof to last as long as possible keeping out the weather, heat and more. Luckily, Australian building codes lay out strict standards for metal roofing installation in order to ensure that your roof continues to keep your home safe and comfortable! But what are these standards, anyway? You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for [...]

2020-06-01T22:37:52+00:00 May 30th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Does new metal roof installation lower your insurance premiums?

As with all things insurance, it’s hard to give a definitive answer regarding your premiums. It all depends on your: Policy Assessor Property That being said however, there is a chance that by choosing metal roof installation or replacing your old roof with a new metal roof, you could bring your insurance premiums down. First thing’s first: metal roofing will NOT increase your insurance premiums When assessing your insurance premiums and excess, insurers look at your risk. The higher they rate your risk, the more you’ll have to pay and the higher your excess will be. Many people assume that [...]

2020-05-21T06:52:02+00:00 May 21st, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Need roof repairs in Melbourne? Common roof problems

Your house is one of the most valuable and costly investments that you’ll ever make. And as with anything worth that much money, it’s crucial that your investment receives proper maintenance and care. And it all starts with your roofing. Harsh weather conditions, wear and tear, debris… all of these can cause your metal roofing to fall into a state of disrepair. In addition to affecting your roof, it can also lead to damage in the rest of your house! As much as possible, homeowners should keep on top of  any roofing problems they may encounter. Have you noticed any [...]

2020-04-27T09:48:37+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Get your mind in the gutter! Our roof plumbers talk gutter guards

Your roof is more than just a covering - it’s an entire system, with different parts and components that perform different jobs, and which work together to protect your home from the elements. We all immediately understand the importance of choosing the right roofing material, your rafters and insulation. If you ask our roof plumbers in Melbourne however, there’s one part of the roof that doesn’t get anywhere near the attention it deserves: your gutters. Your gutters play a crucial role in protecting your roof. Protect your gutters, and they’ll protect you. One way you can protect your gutters on [...]

2020-05-15T03:38:04+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Roof Plumbing|

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, [...]

2020-03-27T10:33:15+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 [...]

2020-03-30T07:58:48+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Signs you need gutter repairs and maintenance: look out for the warnings!

Gutters are an essential part of your home’s plumbing, and play a major role in controlling the flow of rainwater to protect your walls, roof and fittings. But despite the important role they play, very few homeowners are up-to-date on their gutter cleaning - in fact, most homeowners pay hardly any thought towards their gutters, completely forgetting about them until autumn comes and goes. That is, until things go wrong. When it comes to home maintenance, regularly cleaning out your gutters is an essential part of a healthy roof and a fact of life when it comes to owning a [...]

2019-09-20T08:37:47+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Gutter repairs|