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Gutters draining slowly? You might have a stormwater blockage!

What comes to mind when you think of roof plumbing problems? Odds are you think of things like: Gutter leaks Drooping gutters Rust and decay Blocked downspouts (And that’s if you think of them at all to begin with - as our roof plumbers in Melbourne have said time and time again, roof plumbing is one part of your roof health that often gets overlooked!) One part of your roof plumbing system that often gets overlooked is your stormwater drainage. After all, your roof plumbing is designed to channel stormwater off your roof - if your drains are blocked, it’ll [...]

2020-11-16T02:20:12+00:00 November 11th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Roof Plumbing|

5 questions to ask your roof plumber in Melbourne

We all know how important a strong, healthy roof is. What Melbourne homeowners are less familiar with is the importance of your roof plumbing and guttering. You've probably heard us say it before, but we'll repeat it once more: your roof plumbing plays an important role in your home's drainage system. Gutters, spouts and downpipes need to be cared for and maintained if your roof is to stay strong and healthy. If it wasn’t on your priority list already, it needs to be! And that means getting in touch with a specialist roof plumber. Just one question: how do you [...]

2020-11-04T05:30:57+00:00 October 27th, 2020|Roof Plumbing|

Should you repair or replace your roof plumbing and guttering?

“To repair or not to repair, that is the question.” Repair or replace is one of those questions that pops up time and time again - normally for appliances like your smartphone but occasionally, for parts of your house like your gutters. Luckily, your gutters (assuming they’re well-maintained, cleaned and looked after) can go a lot longer before you need to start asking this question! Sometimes however, you reach the point where work needs to be done. And that’s when you need to decide between gutter repairs, or just redoing the whole thing. Truth is, there’s no easy yes-or-no answer [...]

2020-10-14T02:46:24+00:00 October 13th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

7 common gutter problems that your metal roofing expert can easily handle

Ever thought of your gutters lately? Yeah, that’s what we thought. Your metal roofing, as one of the most important parts of your house, gets a lot of attention paid towards whether it’s holding up and well-maintained. Unfortunately, your gutters rarely get the same attention. After all, gutters serve to protect your house, keeping water away from your home's foundation and ensuring that stormwater drains properly. Good gutter maintenance ensures that they’re able to continue performing this vital role. Fail to do so, and your guttering system might run into a range of different guttering problems, some of the most [...]

2020-11-04T05:12:23+00:00 September 30th, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

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|