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Curved Flashings

Curved Flashing Melbourne Got a curved area that needs flashing? This recent project shows how nicely it can be done when you have highly skilled roofers on your project. Call the team at Roofrite for a quote on how best we can help you with your curved project.

Quality Workmanship | Our Work! | Roofing | Melbourne

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

Colorbond Reroof With Velux Skylights And Cement Sheet Cladding | Melbourne | Roofrite

Colorbond Reroof With Velux Skylights And Cement Sheet Cladding

Colorbond Reroof With Velux Skylights And Cement Sheet Cladding Eltham North When you need a roofing company that can deliver everything on your roofing/cladding wish list you’ll do well to contact Roofrite. This recently completed project in Eltham North needed the existing roofing and guttering replaced, the existing skylights replaced and some weatherboard cladding replaced. … Read more

CHIMNEY CAPPINGS INSTALLED | Melbourne | Roofrite

Chimney Cappings Installed

Chimney Capping Malvern Once your chimney is redundant it’s a good idea to “cap” it off so you don’t get unwanted bees, birds or other vermin dropping in. A chimney capping can also prevent water ingress and debris entering. Chimney cappings can range from a small round capping of approximately 150mm diameter to great big … Read more

Velux Skylight Installation Melbourne | After | Roofrite

Brighten Up Your Home Life With a Velux Skylight

Velux Skylight Installation Melbourne It can be hard to imagine just how much extra light you could be bringing into a room by the simple addition of a skylight so we’ve put together these two before and after pics to give you an idea. This bedroom was dark even on the brightest of days and … Read more

CURVED MULTIWALL POLYCARBONATE ROOFING REPLACED | Melbourne | Roofrite

Curved Multiwall Polycarbonate Roofing Replaced

Curved Multiwall Polycarbonate Roofing Balwyn North Lots of things can cause multiwall polycarbonate roofs to deteriorate – time, surface dirt, a build up of moss, and let’s not forget hailstones! Reassuringly, it can be replaced without replacing the entire structure. This recently completed project in Balwyn North is a good example of how the years … Read more

Roofing Projects With Permits | Melbourne Roofrite

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

Chimnet Capping form terracotta Chimney | Hawthorn East | Roofrite

Is This The Cutest Little Chimney Capping In Melbourne?

Colorbond Chimney Cap Cover Capping your chimney with Colorbond or Zincalume is a great idea to prevent rain, dust, flies, birds, bees and all manor of things getting inside the house. We think this is the cutest chimney pot we’ve ever been asked to cover.

Poorly installed apron flashing | Before | Albert Park | Roofrite

Poor Workmanship Costs You Money

Poorly Installed and Leaking Flashing Nothing annoys us more than to see poor workmanship such as this apron flashing. For reasons unbeknown to us, some roof plumbers think that if you can’t see the silicone, it ain’t sealed. Not only was this flashing an ugly leaking mess, it did not meet plumbing regulations and had … Read more