Roofing News / 02.06.2020

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne Roof plumbing involves stormwater disposal, collection and drainage. The specific, specialist skills of a roof plumber allow them to construct and repair plumbing systems on the roof, gutters or down pipes and connect drainage systems to rainwater tanks. O’Boyles Roof Plumbing offers a reliable service to Melbourne residents. Their emphasis on compliance, safety, and quality results ensures your plumbing systems are built to last.  How can a Roof Plumber help with my Newly Built Home or Business? Roof plumbers complete a variety of jobs on newly constructed residential and commercial buildings. These include: Installing effective roof drainage systems Supplying and installing...

Roofing News / 17.03.2020

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne Signs It's Time to Replace Your Gutters Maintaining clean and functional gutters is an important part of home maintenance. In this article, we explore the signs of when it’s time to replace your gutters, rather than just repair them. Functional Signs that your gutters need replacing While your gutters may look brand new, it is important that none of the following problems are occurring at your home, as this may be a sign they are not functioning optimally. Water standing in your gutters is a clear sign that your gutters are not functioning correctly. Replacement or repair is required to correct...

Roofing News / 27.08.2019

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing Melbourne How to Choose the Best Colour for Your Metal & Colorbond Roof Re-roofing your home or choosing the roof for a new house represents an important investment of your time and resources. You work hard to ensure that the roof you choose will keep your home dry and energy efficient. But your roof should also improve your home’s aesthetic appearance and property value. One of the most important factors to these secondary purposes is the colour of your roof. Fortunately, metal roofing and Colorbond roofing has a huge variety of colours that you can choose from. Here are...

Roofing News / 05.08.2019

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing Melbourne There are three golden rules for metal roof maintenance. Whether you already have a metal roof or intend to get one installed, you probably have a couple of questions in mind. Questions like, how much maintenance is going to be involved? Can you clean it yourself, or should you enlist the help of professionals? And just how often should cleaning and repairs happen, anyway? These are all good questions, and in this article, we intend to put your mind at ease by answering them. The good news Generally speaking, a properly installed metal roof will last the lifetime of...

Roofing News / 27.06.2019

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing Melbourne Everything you need to know about re-roofing. If you’re thinking about getting a new roof, you’re probably thinking about whether to go for traditional tiles or a metal roof. It’s a big decision. Your roof is, after all, the most important part of your home’s structure. It’s the covering which provides protection from the elements; which prevents water, wind and hurricane damage; and stops wild animals from entering your home. There are more types and styles of roofing available today than ever before. From natural materials like slate and wood, to manmade products such as asphalt...

Roofing News / 12.05.2019

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne How to minimise fading of your Colorbond roofing The short answer to the question, “does Colorbond fade?” is that yes, eventually it does. But the good news is that it’s still more colourfast than most other roofing materials and there are a steps you can take to minimise how much your roofing fades. How well you maintain your roof Like anything that is not given time and attention, your Colorbond roof will fade if not looked after properly. Old photos left in the sun will fade; old paint also fades. So whether or not your Colorbond fades over time will...

Roofing News / 27.04.2019

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing Melbourne Reduce your impact on the environment and cut your energy bills. We hear a lot about the sustainability movement these days. We know sustainability’s not just a buzzword, either — from carrying a reusable keep cup to use for our takeaway coffee to installing solar panels to harness the sun’s power, we’re all embracing eco-friendly lifestyles. Some of the ways we can bring energy-efficient solutions into our homes and businesses are obvious. We can update our old energy-guzzling hot water system with a modern, energy-saving unit, and we can cut out daily bad habits like boiling...

Roofing News / 27.04.2018

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing Melbourne During rainy weather, you might worry a lot about your roof. You might wonder if the shingles will keep water out of your attic. Or perhaps you doubt whether the gutters and downspouts will adequately redirect the rain away from your home. But during sunny weather, you might not give your roof a second thought. After all, if you feel comfortable basking in the heat, surely your roof will, too. But did you know that the sun can cause just as much damage as the rain? 1. UV Radiation The sun emits more than the light we see;...

Roofing News / 27.04.2018

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne   Home emergencies can happen at any time or anywhere. A pipe may burst. A casserole might catch fire. Or the electricity may fail. But these emergencies don’t have to catch you off guard. When you plan and prepare for accidents, you can respond quickly to minimise the damage. And you can go to bed confidently each night knowing that you don’t have to act like a helpless victim. So if your roof were to collapse or if a falling tree limb were to crash into your home, would you know what to do? To help you prepare for this home...

Roofing News / 27.04.2018

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne O’Boyles Roof Plumbing offers the best in Colorbond roofing and guttering installation. You complete all the minor to-dos on your annual cleaning checklist: washing, waxing, dusting, mopping and organising. You’re now left with the whopper. A to-do you’ve avoided for a few years in a row. It’s time to clean your roof. Although it may seem like a time-wasting chore, basic roof cleaning actually comes with a number of benefits, including the following: Restores beauty of your home Prevents animal invasion Prevents rot and mould We’ve outlined a few roof cleaning tips so you can keep your roof in prime condition for the...