Poor vs Quality Workmanship

Another one for the ugly workmanship files Here’s another one for the ugly workmanship files. The one on the left with silicone guncked all over it is what you DON’T want and shouldn’t accept (spotted by our team while working next door). The one on the right with neat lines, nice cuts and no silicone … Read more

Projects With Permits

Roofing Projects With Permits Melbourne Some projects seem like they’re straightforward but some require Council and No Go Zone Permits, particularly inner city projects and shopfronts. This project in Carlton required both but it was especially important for us to have a No Go Zone Permit from Citipower as the powerlines were within a metre … Read more

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