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Commercial Roof Repairs – Common Causes of Leaks

Commercial Roof Repairs Commercial buildings leak for a variety of reasons. Roofrite has established over many years of commercial roof repairs that there is a range of “typical” causes of water ingress. Common Causes of Leaks Penetrations Perhaps the most common cause of commercial roof repairs is water ingress through penetrations. Roof penetrations can take the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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