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6 things you MUST ask during your metal roof replacement project

So it’s time to replace your current roof with a new one - specifically, a new metal roof. There are a lot of reasons to go with metal roof installation for your upcoming roofing replacement or upgrade over other roof materials (and we aren’t just saying that because we work with the stuff): Metal roofing is durable, lasting decades Minimal maintenance saves you effort and money Huge range of different colours and finishes Metal looks stunning, simple as that! Of course, as with any big decision regarding your home, metal roof replacement requires a lot of planning and careful thought. [...]

2020-09-16T03:29:02+00:00 September 17th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

What happens during a metal roof inspection? A roof plumber explains!

Metal roofing is strong. It’s durable. It’s low-maintenance. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you can just leave your metal roof and never think about maintaining it! Every homeowner knows that metal roof installation is a major investment in your property that will probably outlast your time living in said house. And just like any other investments, it’s crucial that you look after it by keeping it well-maintained and continuing to give it attention and care. Keeping your metal roofing installation in good condition begins with regular roof inspections, during which a professional roof plumber will carefully look over every [...]

2020-08-23T23:21:26+00:00 August 24th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Metal roof repairs for warehouses and factory roof leaks

Look at any warehouse or factory in Melbourne, and you’ll notice one thing that most of them share: almost all of them use metal roofing! And it isn’t hard to see why metal is the roofing material of choice for many industrial applications: Lightweight Low-maintenance and durable Requires less support, increasing ceiling height and warehouse volume More affordable and quicker to install These are just a couple of reasons why metal dominates in industrial settings - if you want a more comprehensive list, click here. Of course, just like domestic metal roofing, it’s incredibly important that you keep your metal [...]

2020-08-16T22:05:07+00:00 August 13th, 2020|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

DIY roof plumbing and guttering mistakes (and why you should leave it to a pro!)

Roof plumbing isn’t something that most homeowners think about. Even among the ones that do, many of them don’t realise that there are dedicated professionals whose entire job it is to look after roof plumbing! Because of this, our roof plumbers in Melbourne are frequently called out to fix a range of different botched DIY roof plumbing jobs. Your roof plumbing is a crucial part of your home, serving a variety of different (and often underappreciated) functions. A bad roof plumbing job can result in a range of issues, which is why it’s so important to get it right by [...]

2020-09-09T02:06:52+00:00 August 6th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Time for a new metal roof? Here’s what to keep an eye on

There are some things in your home that you’ll need to replace on a regular basis. For example, most homes burn through (no pun intended) smoke alarms every couple of years as they reach their use-by-date and newer tech enters the market. However, there are some parts that most houses never get replaced - case in point, metal roofing installation. For most homes, the roof they’re built with is the one they use for a majority of their time standing. This is because roofs are tough. No matter what roofing material you use, your home’s roof is guaranteed to last [...]

2020-07-24T02:15:50+00:00 July 24th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Ask a roof plumber: what’s the best type of gutter?

Guttering might be pretty low on your priority list when building or renovating your home. However, gutters are an important decision that can have long-term effects on your roof and home. And we aren’t just saying that because we’re roof plumbers (though admittedly we are a smidge biased)  Unfortunately, it’s one part of a home that a lot of homeowners don’t really put much thought into! There’s more to your gutters than meets the eye. While all gutters perform the same role, that’s where the similarities end. That’s what our roof plumbers in Melbourne are here to explain. Things you [...]

2020-07-10T02:59:02+00:00 July 17th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

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|

Roof leak? Our roof plumbers explain what you need to do!

Drip. Drip. Drip Uh-oh. Not another leaking tap? Not quite… No, this time, the leak isn’t coming from your sink. So, where is it then? Here’s a tip: look up. Roof leaks are one of the worst things that can happen to your home. You shouldn’t need a roof plumber to tell you that - your roof is meant to keep the weather out, after all, and if it’s leaking, something is seriously wrong! So your roof, after many years of faithful service, has decided to spring a leak. What should you do next? Our roof plumbers explain why roof [...]

2020-06-29T02:08:18+00:00 June 29th, 2020|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Can you install a new metal roof on top of an old one?

When it comes to metal roof installation, our team of roof plumbers in Melbourne get a lot of common questions. A lot of these questions revolve around heat (not an issue) or noise (a non-issue nowadays). Sometimes however, we get some more out-there queries. For example, you’d be surprised how many people ask whether it’s possible to install a new metal roof directly over an old one. You may be chuckling to yourself. “Who would ask something like that? Of course reroofing requires you to strip the old one first.” Yeah, about that… we think the following information might surprise [...]

2020-06-17T22:38:14+00:00 June 17th, 2020|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|