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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|

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|

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|

Gutter repairs: DIY plumbing vs. expert roof plumber?

There’s always the temptation to DIY your roof plumbing in Bayside. You may think it saves you money and time in looking for an expert roof plumber. But do you really know what you’re in for? Do you know what to look out for when it comes to blocked or broken gutters? Do you know how to remove and replace them? Or are you going into this home improvement project with a bit of naivety and the attitude that you’ll just wing it? After all, there are dedicated roof plumbers in Melbourne who are trained and qualified to do gutter [...]

2022-01-24T09:00:39+00:00 July 16th, 2021|Gutter repairs, 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|

What you should know about metal roofing trim and edging

As roof plumbers in Melbourne, we get a lot of questions about types of roofing materials, installation of roofing, and the best colours to choose. With more than two decades’ experience in the plumbing trade, we’ve quite literally seen it all! We’ve solved the problems, answered the questions, and implemented the right solutions. If you’ve got a question about metal roof installation, then we can answer it. Want to chat? Don’t see your question here? Then give our team a call on 1300 576 075, and we will answer any roofing questions you have. Want to organise an on-site inspection? [...]

2021-03-29T23:25:50+00:00 March 25th, 2021|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

Are metal roofing or shingles better for your home?

The success of any roofing project depends on the quality of the roofing materials you will use. Yep, it isn’t just your home’s appearance that’s on the line! The material you choose for your roof can directly affect how much maintenance you need to do, how long your roof lasts, indoor temperatures and even electricity usage - that’s why this is such an important decision. When planning roof installation in Melbourne, you’ll have to start by deciding which roofing material is the best fit for your roofing project. We’ve talked about metal roofing vs tiles before - but how does [...]

2022-01-24T08:59:32+00:00 January 28th, 2021|Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|

COVID-safe metal roof installation from Watermaster Roofing

Metal roofing installation and roof repairs in Melbourne have been essential services - even as we leave lockdown and begin our “new normal” following COVID. Though there have been a few social restrictions set in place, we know that delaying a roofing emergency is, in most cases, something you’re not willing to do. And with health and safety a growing priority, our roofing experts in Melbourne want to reassure our valued clients of the precautions we are taking to ensure safety, and now more than ever, the health standards set and recommended by Australian and Victorian health departments. Our team [...]

2022-01-24T09:06:31+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|Gutter repairs, Metal roofing, Roof Plumbing|