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How metal roofing installation stacks up against tiles

Planning a new roof as part of your building project? Unsure which roofing material is best suited for what you have in mind? Homeowners are spoilt for choice nowadays when it comes to choosing a material for their new roofing installation. And if you ask us, metal roofing installation rules the roost. If your goal is to get the best roof for your building project, then you can’t go wrong with metal roofing installation. So, how does metal roofing stack up against its main competitor, tiles?   Choose a roofing material that doesn’t break the bank There’s no getting around [...]

2020-04-27T09:22:35+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Replace an old tile roof with metal roof installation

When thinking about roofing for your new build or renovation project, one of the first decisions you’ll likely have to make is the question of material: should you go for traditional tiles or more modern metal roof installation? Tile and metal roofing are without a doubt the most popular roofing choices in Australia. And they’re both popular for different reasons. But which one is most suitable for your building project? Today, we’ll be comparing these two popular roofing materials head-to-head in a number of important areas to help you understand why metal roofing is the superior choice for your commercial [...]

2019-09-20T09:30:22+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Our Melbourne roofers explains how metal roof installation helps the environment

With the environment occupying an increasingly large role in the public’s consciousness, more and more of us are turning our attention towards minimising our impact on the planet. For many, that means things like water-saving showerheads, energy-efficient lighting and installing solar panels. But have you thought of using environment-friendly materials in your home construction? With the increasing popularity of eco-friendly designs and recyclable construction materials, homeowners are increasingly choosing energy-efficient, earth-friendly and waste-reducing materials for their homes. Case in point: metal roof installation.   Eco-friendly metal roofing Believe it or not, metal roof installation provides a range of eco-friendly benefits. [...]

2019-12-13T07:48:02+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Metal roofing|

The dos and don’ts of metal roof installation

Admittedly, we may be a bit biased when we say this, but metal roof installation can be one of the best decisions you make for your home. When it comes to durability, energy efficiency and safety, metal roofing is the number one choice. And more and more homeowners are taking note, choosing metal roofing over other roofing materials. The recent uptake of metal roofing comes with its own problems however. Namely, a lot of homeowners don’t know the first thing about looking after their shiny new metal roofs. In many cases, it’s even led to considerable roofing damage! Fortunately, metal [...]

2020-03-23T07:02:35+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Why choose metal for your new roof installation?

This week, Watermaster Roofing looks at everything you need to know about metal roof installation and why it’s an excellent choice for your home!   1. Metal roofing is affordable Fortunately, choosing a metal roof installation can be significantly more affordable than other materials like tiles. First and foremost, metal roofing is easier to manufacture than tiles, making it cheaper to purchase. Another big difference between metal and tile roofing is that metal roof installation usually takes a fraction of the time it takes to install tiles. Instead of individually installing, tile-by-tile, metal roofing can be cut into larger sheets, [...]

2020-03-27T09:46:10+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Sarking selection and installation tips for your metal roof

A lot of planning goes into ensuring that your metal roof installation goes off without a hitch. It’s not an overnight process - your roof installer needs to look at a whole range of factors. One of the most important is roof sarking. Yet despite its importance to your roof, very few people seem to understand what roof sarking is and its purpose. Today, the experts at Watermaster Roofing will be shining a spotlight onto this cryptic part of the roofing process. We’ll be explaining why it’s important as well as our advice for getting the best value out of [...]

2019-09-20T08:33:25+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Metal roofing, Uncategorised|