Insulating the home is no longer treated as an afterthought when designing or renovating a dwelling as 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 website also reiterates that a well-insulated and well-designed home provides year-round comfort, cutting cooling and heating bills by up to half.
In addition, insulation products have become quite high tech in their composition and as such, form the backbone of our Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS).
NatHERS is a national framework for the purpose of regulating how Australian homes are rated for their thermal performance.
For Melbourne, the NatHERS rating aims for a total R value of between 4.6 and 5.1.
Which is all very well but many older dwellings still don’t have insulation.
Installing Insulation into a Flat Metal Roof
While anyone can install insulation into a roof cavity, only a qualified roof plumber can install insulation into a flat roof.
Why? The metal roof sheets need to be lifted and then relaid. This is the domain of a roof plumber.
Our Flat Metal Roof Insulation Installation Process
To undertake the installation of insulation under a flat metal roof, Roofrite lifts the metal roof sheets, one at a time, and lays insulation into the space before screwing the metal roof sheet back into place and starting on the next sheet.
This approach ensures we’re never caught out by Melbourne’s unreliable weather.
Guarantee of Quality Workmanship
We’ll also provide a VBA Plumbing Industry Commission Compliance Certificate – our industry backed workmanship warranty valid for six years – as our guarantee that the roof has been put back in accordance with Australian Plumbing Standards.
Call Roofrite on (03) 9499 8059 today to discuss your insulation installation needs