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What gauge should your metal roofing installation in Melbourne use?

It’s a little-understood part of the roofing process - and really, we aren’t surprised. While crucial, it’s also somewhat… bland. Who wants to talk about metal roof gauge when they could be talking about the more exciting stuff, like: What colour your brand new metal roof is going to be? How a new metal roof is going to increase your home’s value? The ease-of-maintenance that comes with metal roofing? If you ask us, roof gauge is up there with roof plumbing, ventilation and air gaps as one of the most important criteria when planning metal roof installation in Melbourne. And [...]

2020-03-16T07:45:44+00:00 March 16th, 2020|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 [...]

2020-02-24T06:10:53+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

What metal should you choose for your metal roofing installation?

So you've decided on metal roofing installation for your home - a wise decision, if you ask us. That’s the first major resolution out of the way. Of course, when it comes to something as important as your roof, there will be many other decisions you’ll have to make. Chief among them, what type of metal you should choose for your roof. That may include: The base metal itself Coatings applied Specific alloy/blend Each of these can have a dramatic impact on how long your roof lasts, as well as how much effort is needed to take care of it. [...]

2020-02-14T05:21:53+00:00 February 5th, 2020|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 [...]

2020-01-20T03:23:16+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Roof Plumbing|

A roof plumber in Melbourne shares 4 simple gutter maintenance tips

Concerned about water damage to your walls, roof, and the overall structure of your home? If so, you’ll want to start by taking better care of your gutters and downpipes. Yep, you heard us right! Yes, gutters play an important role in protecting your home from all of these different types of damage. So if you haven’t put any thought towards gutter and downpipe maintenance, we suggest adding it to your list of New Year’s resolutions right now. Of course, it can be hard to figure out where you’re supposed to start. Luckily, our roof plumbers in Melbourne are here [...]

2020-01-08T05:35:15+00:00 January 8th, 2020|Roof Plumbing|

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 [...]

2020-03-30T07:48:31+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Metal roofing, 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|

Look after your roof: our basic metal roofing maintenance guide

One of the advantages of opting for metal roofing installation is how low-maintenance it is compared to other roofing materials. You won’t have to worry about moss, mould, or loose tiles. Of course, that doesn’t mean that your metal roof can be ignored! While the maintenance requirements are certainly lower, we still recommend periodic metal roofing maintenance to ensure your roof looks good and stays strong for years to come. Luckily, maintaining a metal roof is relatively straightforward - especially when compared to other roofing materials. What makes metal roofing installation less maintenance heavy? Unlike maintaining a tiled roof, metal [...]

2019-09-20T06:59:51+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|