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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 [...]

2019-09-20T09:27:12+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Watermaster Roofing explains why metal roofing is perfect for old home renovations

With the popularity of home improvement shows like The Block and House Rules, it’s no surprise that demand for home renovations is on the rise. The first step in fixing up an older home should be making sure that the essential parts of your older home are up-to-scratch. That means inspecting your home’s: Foundations Load-bearing beams Outer walls Ceiling Electrical wiring And of course, the roof Why metal roof installation makes sense for older homes Not all roofs are invincible. Wear-and-tear takes its toll - your roof is exposed to the elements 24/7, after all. Every roof has a finite [...]

2019-09-20T08:40:41+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Metal roofing|

Common problem areas with flat roofing… and the solutions

While not as popular over here for houses as they are in parts of the UK and Europe, flat roofing is still popping up in homes nationwide. Just take a glance at your garage, porch, awnings and sunroom - chances are, they have flat roofs! Flat roofing comes with its own unique advantages… as well as its own problems. If your home has a flat roof (or you plan on installing one), you’ll want to account for these common flat roofing problems before work begins. Otherwise, you could have a huge problem hanging above your head (literally!)   Who uses [...]

2019-09-20T09:31:02+00:00 March 27th, 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 [...]

2019-09-20T09:31:18+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Metal roofing|

4 important considerations when getting a new metal roof

Tired of putting up with a leaky, damaged, or old roof? You might have even added “new roof” to your list of home improvement to-dos for 2018. Comfort and functionality go a long way in keeping up with the demands of maintaining a nice home, and that includes your roof. Here are some important things to consider when getting a new metal roof.   1. Find the right roofing contractor in Melbourne While you might like to conduct your own research initially, selecting the right roofing contractor is such an important step you must take! In fact, after research, it [...]

2019-09-20T09:32:12+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Metal roofing|

3 ways metal roofing can help the environment

The environment is on everybody’s lips nowadays. It may have taken a while, but better late than never, we say! Now there’s environmentally-friendly everything - from lightbulbs to showerheads, there’s a green alternative for almost everything you use in your house. Not only does it help protect our natural environment, but it can also save you quite a bit of money at the same time! So, it should come as no surprise that your roof can also play a role in reducing your impact on our planet. Metal roofing has a tangible impact on your energy use, among other things. [...]

2019-09-20T09:32:20+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Metal roofing|

What’s involved in metal roof replacement?

Quality roofing is crucial to the structural integrity of your home. If your roof is damaged or otherwise compromised, your lifestyle and day-to-day routine can be hit pretty hard. After all, it’s hard to sleep, eat dinner or just relax when there’s a gaping hole in your roof. On top of that, a well-maintained roof adds value to your home. Of course, installing a new roof or re-roofing your old house is a big commitment to make. We don’t blame you for wanting to understand the entire process that roof installers go through... in fact, it can be highly beneficial [...]

2019-02-21T04:49:26+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Metal roofing|

Metal roofing myth busters: debunking common metal roof misconceptions

We love metal roofs. We think that metal roofing looks fantastic, and is one of the best decisions that you can make to improve the longevity and look of your home. While this versatile roofing material offers a range of benefits that other roofing materials can only dream of matching, many homeowners seem to hold misconceptions about metal roofing. We’re willing to bet you’ve heard (and even thought) of at least one of these common myths. In fact, it’s entirely possible that one of these myths is the reason you’re holding out on committing to a metal roof. Join us [...]

2019-09-20T09:33:25+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Metal roofing|

Metal roof installation is the answer! Common seaside roofing problems

Seaside homes are some of the most in-demand houses in the entire country. Many pay top dollar for a home that offers cool  breezes and stunning ocean views. Another thing many seaside home and business owners commonly wind up paying top dollar for is their roofing! Moving into a home or shop by the sea presents its own unique set of challenges when it comes to your maintaining an older or outdated roof. And with much of our service area being made up of coastal suburbs (including Brighton, Sandringham, and Frankston), we feel it’s important to share our insights into [...]

2019-09-20T07:29:09+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Metal roofing|

Introducing Watermaster Roofing! Professional metal roofing across Melbourne

Over the years, Watermaster Plumbing has acquired a reputation as one of the best plumbers in Melbourne. Our experienced team are the plumbers of choice for Melbourne icons such as Eureka Tower & Skydeck, the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, and many others. During our years, we’ve brought speedy and clean service to clients big and small, all delivered with a smile and backed with years of experience. Recently, we realised how one particular branch of business was growing at such a pace that before we knew it, we had doubled our team to keep up with the roofing demands we were [...]

2019-09-20T09:34:30+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Metal roofing|