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Metal roof removed for access to the box gutters. Now for the shingles | Roof Replacement | Before | Coburg | Melbourne | Roofrite

Replacing Box Gutters – Beware What Lies Beneath

Box Gutter Replacement A box gutter replacement can test the technical skills of any roofer and on many levels. It can start from the outset at quoting stage because you never really know what lies underneath the existing box gutter. Many a roofer could attest to the time they were surprised to find a second … Read more

Replacing Half a Metal Roof | Melbourne | Roofrite

Can You Replace Half a Metal Roof?

Yes, You Can Replace Half a Metal Roof! Yes. You can. Sometimes the budget just won’t run to a full colorbond roof replacement. So what do you do in that situation? You can replace half the roof or a section of the roof while you save up to do the rest. Roofrite were asked to … Read more

Hail Damaged Polycarbonate Roof | Doncaster | Roofrite

Hail Damaged Polycarbonate Roofing and Skylights

Hail Damaget o Hundreds of Polycarbonate Roofs and Skylights Once again, Melbourne and its suburbs such as Doncaster, Warrandyte, Surrey Hills, Glen Iris were hit hard with massive hail stones in January and February 2020 causing untold hail damage to hundreds of polycarbonate roof and skylights. Five months later Roofrite is still receiving calls to … Read more

Polycarbonate Options for Pergolas

There are many options available if you are thinking about covering or replacing your pergola with polycarbonate. Gone are the days when only one choice existed – the heavy fibreglass option that went milky over time. Today the choices available are aimed at different budgets and offer a variety of finishes with varying degrees of … Read more

Zincalume box gutter install - Clayton South

Box Gutter Installers and the problem of complying with Plumbing Regulations

Box Gutter Design Compliance Box gutters are an essential part of the roof drainage system. They are simply described on the VBA’s Box Gutter Design Fact Sheet as “a graded channel, generally of a rectangular shape, for the conveyance of rainwater within the building footprint, including adjacent to a wall or parapet”. Box gutter design … Read more

Knotwood | Alumium Cladding Melbourne | Roofrite

Not wood Cladding – Knotwood

Timber Look Cladding That’s Not Wood! The hottest architectural trend for buildings apart from the use of mixed media finishes is the use of timber as a stand out design pop. The use of natural timber has its place. In a beach setting it can sit beautifully in its surrounding environment as the colour fades … Read more

Water Ingress Through Chimney | Rusted Chimney Tray | Melbourne | Chimney Leaks | Roofrite

Water Leaking in Through Chimney

Chimney Leaks Got a leak around your chimney? We’ve got the solution. Chimneys and fireplaces are a lovely feature in homes whether traditional or contemporary. But they are also a common source of water ingress. Often it takes a long time before a chimney leak becomes apparent. Sometimes it shows up as dampness at the … Read more

Replace Shopfront Metal Verandah Roof Thornbury | After | Melbourne | Roofrite

Replacing a shopfront verandah metal roof

Want to replace a shopfront verandah metal roof in Melbourne? Read on to discover what is required when you replace a shopfront verandah metal roof in Melbourne and see how Roofrite can make it easy for you by doing all the “behind the scenes legwork” to make your project Council and Worksafe compliant. The actual … 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