Can I use a pressure cleaner on metal roofing?
It’s best not to as pressure can damage your Colorbond or powder coated metal roof. Use a soft sponge or mop.
Is there a way to make my roof cooler?
Yes! Heat reflective roof coatings assist in reflecting solar rays and keeping the roof and rest of the building cool.
What does bedding mean in relation to roofing?
A sand and cement mixture is used as base to hold or bed ridge caps and tiles to your roof.
Which type of roof is best for my home?
It will depend on your budget, preferences and climate conditions. In a bushfire prone area, metal roofing is best.
How often should I get my roof checked?
It depends on how old your roof is. Once a year is recommended, but new roofing may not need inspecting for 5 years.
How do I know if my roof needs replacing?
Look out for missing or cracked shingles, peeling paint, decay, leaking and stains on the interior walls or ceilings.
What causes condensation in metal roofing?
Ineffective ventilation and over use of insulation limits the amount of fresh, dry air being replaced in the roof.
What are common causes of roof leaks?
These include gaps in skylight installations, broken roof tiles, blocked gutters, rusty roofs and faulty flashings.