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An introduction to metal roofs: everything you need to know

Metal roofs are the most optimal type of roofing material for new home builds. They are also the versatile roofing option for those that are wanting to upgrade or replace their roofing. There are many misconceptions surrounding metal being used for roofing, as well as many benefits. Watermaster Roofing’s roof installation team have gathered all the most common questions received, to quash the myths and help you make a truly informed decision when it comes to your latest home renovation or re-roofing project. Can you put a metal roof over an existing roof? Instead of dismounting every individual shingle you [...]

2022-03-08T07:51:53+00:00 March 11th, 2022|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

How do I choose between a metal roof or asphalt shingles?

Your roofing is a crucial investment for your home as it protects your house from external factors, as is critical to maintaining the structural integrity of your property. Therefore, choosing the right material for your roof is essential in protecting you and your family. But how can you decide between a metal roof and asphalt shingles? Which one is more effective, affordable, and stronger? It certainly pays to do your research. Learn more today with advice from our roof plumbers in Melbourne. Which is better: a metal roof or shingles? Two of the most popular roofing materials on offer are [...]

2022-02-25T18:21:02+00:00 February 25th, 2022|Metal roofing|

Why you need underlayment installed by a roof plumber in Bayside

Your roof is a worthy investment for your home or business. It creates the insulation and coverage you need to be safe from various weather conditions and create a livable environment for your family or employees. There are many layers to a roof that each has its own role, and today we’re talking about the importance of a roof underlayment that constitutes the layer before your metal roof. Watermaster Roofing are expert roof plumbers who can fix, install, and assess your roof and all its components.   What do you put under a metal roof? Just like your floor underlayment [...]

2022-01-24T08:46:50+00:00 December 3rd, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

How to decide between roof repairs and roof replacement

Repairing or replacing your metal roof? Once you see leaks or damage in your metal roofing, you might immediately start planning for repairs. But roof replacement is one major home improvement that should never be overlooked. Your metal roofing may be prone to wear and tear as it’s exposed to various weather conditions throughout the year. Roof repairs in Melbourne can sometimes be part of the solution to achieving safe and cost-effective metal roofing. But so can a roof replacement. Before you decide on repairing or replacing your roof, you should consult an expert roofing contractor like Watermaster to ensure [...]

2022-01-24T08:50:17+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Metal roofing|

4 common causes of metal roof leaks

A poorly maintained roof means you don’t get protection from heat or cold, you don’t have a stable living environment, and…. Roof leaks. Roofing is one of the most important investments for your home, yet it is one of the most overlooked areas. Your roofing is exposed to various weather conditions, and roof leaks significantly affect your overall roof’s performance. So if you’re encountering roof leaks, call Watermaster’s professional metal roofing experts on 1300 576 075 to assess the condition of your roof today. What causes a metal roof to leak? Metal roof emergencies such as roof leaks, insulation problems, [...]

2022-01-24T08:52:36+00:00 October 15th, 2021|Metal roofing|

Six reasons to choose a metal roof over tiles or asphalt

Are you considering installing a new roof in your home? Roofing is an investment that can increase your home’s value. Choosing the right roofing material is important in protecting your home from harsh weather and any outdoor elements that can test the structural strength and integrity of your roofing. Installing or replacing your roofing can be costly; that's why you need to get it correct, right from the start. Why should I choose a metal roof? Metal roofing in Melbourne has soared in popularity to become the number one choice for roofing installations in both residential and commercial properties. It [...]

2022-04-29T09:45:57+00:00 September 28th, 2021|Metal roofing|

Three reasons why you must hire a professional roofer

Unsure whether or not you really need to hire a professional roofer? We understand that nowadays home improvement projects can become every homeowner’s dream. Nothing beats the pride of accomplishing a home DIY project! But when it comes to major home improvement plans, there are countless reasons why you need to leave it to the experts, no matter how hard you try to convince yourself otherwise! So instead of doing any work by yourself, why not seek professional guidance and advice from an expert who does roof plumbing in Bayside? Replacing or repairing your roof is one major home improvement [...]

2021-09-30T01:10:30+00:00 August 13th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

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 [...]

2021-12-15T06:55:10+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

2021-12-06T03:14:02+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 [...]

2022-01-24T09:01:36+00:00 April 15th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|