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Common roof insulation problems from our metal roofing team

Your roof serves as an outer shell that protects your home from harsh elements in the environment, such as rain, heat, snow, tree branches and leaves, and normal wear and tear.  It will keep you safe and warm during winter, and should work hard to keep you cool during summer. The roof, as a protective home gear, is massive in size, but it’s not the only thing working to protect your home. Your roof is made up of complex engineering and consists of elements that, combined, provide superior protection.  But how can you ensure that your roof is properly insulated? [...]

2019-12-20T03:08:34+00:00 December 20th, 2019|Metal roofing|

5 things you should know about metal roofing

Metal roofing has quickly become one of the most reliable roofing materials that homeowners and property developers choose for their domestic and commercial properties. And over the years, metal roofing has achieved considerable advancement over its design and creation. More and more people are choosing metal roofing over other roofing materials - for a variety of impressive reasons.  Contrary to popular belief, there are a lot of things that you might not know about metal roofing. While we love to sing the praises of metal roofing, we understand that this material doesn’t go without its doubters. So this week, we [...]

2019-12-20T03:08:23+00:00 December 18th, 2019|Metal roofing|

What makes metal roofing installation superior to tiles or shingles?

The success of any building design is determined by a range of factors - chief among them, the materials used. In addition to the durability of the property, materials also have a tangible impact on energy efficiency, maintenance costs, and longevity. Nowhere is this more true than with your roof. Replacing your roof with a new one is a major decision to make. Your choice of roofing type will impact your roof’s performance, your bills, and your comfort for years to come. New roofing installation or roof replacement is a costly project. And when some people hear about expense, they [...]

2019-12-13T08:19:38+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Metal roofing|

Building a new house? Discover these metal roofing installation essentials

It’s one of the biggest and most costly projects that any homeowner would ever commence. It’s also one of the most important and meaningful. And one of the most essential parts of any new house construction - one that will need extra careful planning and attention - is your roofing. Your roof is important. It keeps you warm in winter, blocks the heat during summer, and protects you from the elements. To do this, your installation needs to be carried out properly! We here at Watermaster Roofing are metal roof specialists. When it comes to metal roofing installation, we work [...]

2019-12-17T05:15:48+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Metal roofing|

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 [...]

2019-11-25T02:30:25+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 [...]

2019-12-17T05:22:49+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 [...]

2019-12-17T05:29:30+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 [...]

2019-12-13T07:53:52+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|