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Colorbond Chimney Capping Melbourne

Colorbond Chimney Capping Stops Water Ingress & Bees Colorbond Chimney Capping – A Horror Story Ever heard a buzzing sound in your unused chimney only to investigate and discover the makings of a beehive beginning in there? Or worse, had the bees make their way from the chimney to take up residence in your loungeroom … 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

Acrylic Skylight Dome Replacement | Velux Skylights Melbourne

Is an acrylic skylight dome replacement possible with a Velux glass skylight? Roofrite is often asked if an acrylic skylight dome replacement is possible with a Velux glass skylight. The simple answer is yes. Why would you want to? An acrylic or polycarbonate skylight dome will fade or discolour over time. In addition, acrylic and … Read more

Condensation is Often Mistaken for Metal Roof Leaks | Roofrite Melbourne

Condensation is Often Mistaken for Metal Roof Leaks… Condensation Roofrite is occasionally called out to investigate metal roof leaks that turn out to be “phantom” roof leaks. The occupiers of the property are experiencing staining or mould growing on the ceiling. A sure sign of a metal roof leak right?  Wrong! Investigation sometimes reveals the … Read more

Metal Roof Leaks Are Caused By What? Roof Penetrations

Metal Roof Leaks Have Many Sources.  A roof penetration is often one of them. Our short video shows how a poorly installed air conditioning unit has led to metal roof leaks on this commercial roof.   The Problem Roofrite had installed a couple of years ago hopper flashings to repair reported metal roof leaks on the … Read more

Detecting Metal Roof Leaks

The Problem Detecting metal roof leaks can sometimes be a process of elimination.  However, for a professional roof plumber, used to sourcing a variety of metal roof leaks, there are some obvious places to start looking. In this particular instance, the client reported water pooling on her balcony. The client is located on the second floor … Read more