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Insulation Installation – It’s a wrap

Insulation for today’s homes Insulating the home is no longer treated as an afterthought. When designing or renovating a dwelling it is now widely acknowledged, including by the Australian government, (www.yourhome.gov.au/passive-design/insulation) that insulation acts as a barrier to heat flow and is essential for keeping your home warm in winter and cool in summer. 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

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

This Melbourne Velux Skylights installer shares its No 1 installation tip…

Master Roof Plumbers, Roofrite, shares its secret So. You’ve chosen the best looking skylight on the market for your metal roof.  But did you get the best installation tip with that? Did your installer suggest a custom made flashing?  Probably not unless the installer is a licensed roof plumber with an eye for detail. One … Read more

Roofrite shares five great reasons to replace a tiled roof with a Colorbond steel roof

Should you replace your tiled roof with a Colorbond steel roof? Roofrite is often asked whether it is possible to replace your tiled roof with a Colorbond steel roof.  The short answer is yes.  We can do this and have done it many times over.  What isn’t widely known are the many reasons why it makes … 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

Velux Skylights Melbourne – Garage Roof Ideas

What can you do with Velux Skylights? What about giving the garage a makeover? Velux Skylights? Wow! I came across this amazing image of a modern garage at www.sfixit.com.  It has incorporated a bank of skylights into the roof to give it total wow factor.   A bank of skylights has given this garage the wow … Read more