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Ask a roof plumber: how to fix a leaking roof

Your roof is one of the most important investments you have and as such, plays a critical role in protecting your whole house. However, a poorly installed roof can also be considered the most vulnerable in weather conditions such as storms, high wind, hail, snow, and rain. Yet roofing remains one of the most overlooked areas of the home. An average homeowner hardly thinks about roofing as long as there are no leaks or any other detectable roofing problems. The absence of leaks and other visible issues doesn't mean that your roof is free from potential problems. This is why [...]

2021-07-02T08:22:53+00:00 June 18th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

How roofing fixes can increase the value of your home in 2021

Looking for ways to increase your home’s value? Whether you're putting your house on the market or having it appraised by a local inspector, your roofing will most likely affect the total value of your home. Ask any homeowner, and almost everyone will think about return on investment (ROI). Replacing an old roof is still one of the best ways to increase your home value. Not only does it make you a practical homeowner, but also a wise one! Investing in high-quality

2021-07-19T03:44:00+00:00 May 12th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

4 factors that affect roofing repair costs

You can’t ignore roof repairs - your roof is responsible for protecting you from the elements, after all. So what happens when this vital piece of your home needs repairs? There are two questions you’ll likely ask yourself - “Who can fix it?’ being the first, and the second? “How much is it going to cost?” Well, that depends on a number of factors - unfortunately, we can’t give you a rough figure until we see your roof itself and evaluate its condition. Your metal roofing is exposed to various weather conditions over the years. Sunshine, rain, general wear-and-tear, scorching [...]

2021-07-19T03:44:08+00:00 April 15th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

What you should know about metal roofing trim and edging

As roof plumbers in Melbourne, we get a lot of questions about types of roofing materials, installation of roofing, and the best colours to choose. With more than two decades’ experience in the plumbing trade, we’ve quite literally seen it all! We’ve solved the problems, answered the questions, and implemented the right solutions. If you’ve got a question about metal roof installation, then we can answer it. Want to chat? Don’t see your question here? Then give our team a call on 1300 576 075, and we will answer any roofing questions you have. Want to organise an on-site inspection? [...]

2021-03-29T23:25:50+00:00 March 25th, 2021|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Why you must avoid these 6 metal roof installation mistakes

Looking to refurbish your home? Whether you’re preparing it for sale or simply want to reinvigorate your space for the next generation, your roof plays a critical role in protecting your house, and is a common starting point for such improvements. New roofing can improve your home’s value, protect it from the elements, and gives it an instant facelift.  Thinking about new metal roof installation? It’s a big investment that leads to even bigger reward, so before you get started, we thought we’d take the opportunity to share some common mistakes we’ve seen in the past - ones you’ll want [...]

2021-03-18T04:48:24+00:00 March 11th, 2021|Metal roofing|

5 tips for successful metal roofing installation

Been thinking about new metal roof installation? Whether you’re building your new house or upgrading your metal roof, you know that roofing is one of the most important parts of your home.  If it is your first time planning a new roof for your home, we're sure you're curious about what you need to look at and eager to ensure that yours is a successful installation that will last for years. After all, your metal roofing is an investment that doesn’t only affect your house aesthetically, but which also acts as your home’s first and main defense against harsh weather [...]

2021-03-02T23:02:21+00:00 February 25th, 2021|Metal roofing|

5 reasons to avoid DIY metal roof installation

New metal roof installation is something that many homeowners have probably thought about at one point or another - especially if they are in the process of renovating their house. A new roof has a huge impact on how your home looks and feels - and it can also add tremendous value to your property! However, unlike a lot of other home improvements, this is one project that you won’t be able to do on your own! Attempting a DIY metal roof installation is not only difficult to begin with, but dangerous as well. And we haven’t even gotten started [...]

2021-03-26T09:58:28+00:00 February 11th, 2021|Metal roofing|

Are metal roofing or shingles better for your home?

The success of any roofing project depends on the quality of the roofing materials you will use. Yep, it isn’t just your home’s appearance that’s on the line! The material you choose for your roof can directly affect how much maintenance you need to do, how long your roof lasts, indoor temperatures and even electricity usage - that’s why this is such an important decision. When planning roof installation in Melbourne, you’ll have to start by deciding which roofing material is the best fit for your roofing project. We’ve talked about metal roofing vs tiles before - but how does [...]

2021-04-11T11:11:33+00:00 January 28th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Planning a new roof? Your metal roofing FAQs, answered!

New year, new roof! The new year is a time of renewal, of making resolutions and changes to your life. Of course, it isn’t just your personal life - it’s also a great excuse to give your home a bit of a facelift! For most people, that means repainting the walls, getting rid of some old and worn out furniture, or embarking on a (delayed) spring clean. For others however, it means laying down the groundwork for a major renovation project. Roofs are a common target for people looking to refresh their homes with the new year. It’s also a [...]

2021-01-26T02:21:47+00:00 January 14th, 2021|Metal roofing|

COVID-safe metal roof installation from Watermaster Roofing

Metal roofing installation and roof repairs in Melbourne have been essential services - even as we leave lockdown and begin our “new normal” following COVID. Though there have been a few social restrictions set in place, we know that delaying a roofing emergency is, in most cases, something you’re not willing to do. And with health and safety a growing priority, our roofing experts in Melbourne want to reassure our valued clients of the precautions we are taking to ensure safety, and now more than ever, the health standards set and recommended by Australian and Victorian health departments. Our team [...]

2021-02-03T23:45:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|