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 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
Renovating with Velux Skylights While our team is well qualified to install skylights in a retrofit capacity, it can’t be argued that the easiest time to install is when the build is underway. We can readily work in with you or your carpenter to install one or twenty skylights into the roof. At this renovation … Read more
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
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
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”. It is at … Read more
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