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Box Gutter Repairs – Melbourne

Box Gutter Issues Intense Spring rains often bring to a head long-standing problems with box gutters. Box gutters are the ideal place for leaves and debris to get caught and trapped. The result is the debris blocks the sump and causes water to then dam in the box gutter until it eventually overflows, usually down … Read more

Gutterguard Guide

GUTTERGUARD GUIDE Every Autumn we’re presented with a beautiful palette of reds, oranges and yellows as leaves begin to change colour on the trees. But, once the leaves begin to fall, all thoughts of beauty quickly turn to irritation if your dwelling is under those same trees. All you can think about is how your … Read more

Leaking Box Gutters – Repairs & Replacements

Leaking box gutters are one of the most common causes of roof leaks we address. This applies in particular to commercial properties, and less often to residential properties. Why Box Gutters Leak Box gutters leak for a variety of reasons. We’ve addressed some of the more common below. Leaking box gutters caused by not enough fall Often, box gutters leak because of … Read more

Gutter Maintenance Tips – Part 2

Tips for Maintaining Your Guttering – Part 2 Before proceeding with the maintenance of your guttering, you will ideally have read Gutter Maintenance Tips – Part 1 so you undertake the gutter maintenance in a safe manner. It’s always worth keeping in mind that on average, 1331 Emergency Department presentations are from ladder falls with … Read more

Gutter Maintenance Tips – Part 1

Tips for Maintaining Your Guttering – Part 1 What to look for when carrying out a gutter maintenance check Carrying out a gutter maintenance check is easy if you know what you’re looking for and take some precautions to prevent injury in the process. Roofrite shares some industry wisdom: Think Safety First It goes without … Read more

Introducing Bluescope’s Colorbond Metallic Steel

Colorbond steel has a myriad of uses: roofing, guttering, fencing, sheds, walling. It’s used with great versatility in traditional to contemporary to ultra modern situations. One of the latest products added to Bluescope’s product range is Colorbond Metallic Steel. A new paint type and production method has enabled the placement of mica particles in the … Read more

Leafguard – Roofrite shares its product knowledge with you

Leafguard – A life without leaves… Thinking of installing leafguard?  Not sure whether to bother at all or are you just putting off doing it because deciding which one to go with is a bit overwhelming? Certainly there are a myriad of products available – off the shelf and from the internet. First of all, let … Read more

Gutter Cleaning Prevents Roof Leaks in Melbourne

Did you get caught out in Melbourne’s recent storms with built up leaf matter and debris in your guttering causing water to backflow into your house? Gutter cleaning on an annual or bi-annual basis would, of course, have prevented this occurring. Gutter cleaning does have other benefits.  For example, regular gutter cleaning will prevent leaf matter … Read more

Replacing your guttering? 11 Questions you should ask

Are you replacing your guttering soon? Here’s eleven questions to ask the guttering estimator when you’re considering replacing your guttering. When you’re getting a quote to replace your guttering, it can be hard to know what questions to ask of the estimator beyond how much and how soon, particularly if you don’t know anything about … Read more