Roofing News / 27.05.2022

Most people don’t seek assistance from a roof plumber until it’s too late! Why? Because roof maintenance isn’t the first thing most people think of when it comes to keeping your home in great condition. Beyond installations for new homes, roof plumbers also play a role in maintaining and reparing your home’s roof.A roof plumber is needed for a range of services in your home, and O’Boyles can provide all of them and more.Why Do Plumbers Need To Get To The Roof?Have you ever heard of the term ‘stormwater plumber’? This is an alternative name for the services a roof...

Roofing News / 08.04.2022

Optimum roof ventilation in homes is crucial in Australia’s climate. There are several ventilation systems to choose from, so it is important to understand your options.Making the right decision regarding which system to use is specific to each house and O’Boyles understands this can feel like a complicated task.Whirlybirds, also known as turbine vents, are common choices. These are often found perched high on Australian rooftops, utilising the wind’s power to cool the house below. A great choice for a new metal roof!Though whirlybirds are a great form of ventilation, there are advantages and disadvantages to them, depending on your...

Roofing News / 22.02.2022

Every home relies upon a strong roof. It’s an essential feature of your property, and therefore an investment that nobody should take lightly. If you’re looking at roofing options, chances are you’ve come across both Colorbond and Zincalume. As two of Australia’s most popular roofing styles, many people find themselves torn between them. Which is better? Which is going to best protect your home? To help you figure out the right way to go for your property, we’ve broken down both products and their benefits.This blog includes a description of both Colorbond and Zincalume roofs, detailing the strengths and weaknesses...

Roofing News / 17.12.2021

With gutters, it can feel like an endless cycle of maintenance. After pushing it off for a long time, you finally get them cleaned, but it’s only a matter of days before you see that they’re filling up again. Before you know it, by the next bout of rain you once again find your gutters too clogged up to handle the downpour. Well, it doesn’t have to be like this! Here are just four quick tips from experts to keep your gutters clean, functioning, and well-maintained.This blog discusses some of the easiest ways to keep your gutters in good condition....

Roofing News / 30.09.2021

If your metal roof is looking a bit worse for wear, it may be time to consider a replacement. As your home’s source of shelter and main protector from the elements, it plays an important role in your home’s temperature and appearance. Damage, holes, cracks, and leaks can lead to expensive damage not only in your roof but throughout your home and down to its foundations.This blog is your guide to the reasons and process of metal roof replacement. For tailored advice, contact the O’Boyle’s team today!Reasons Your Roof May Need to be ReplacedIf the damage or general wear and...

Roofing News / 07.09.2021

Choosing a roofing material is an important step of any home build. After all, your roof will be protecting your home for decades to come. But how do you choose between Colorbond and tiled roofing, and what are the key factors to consider?This article explains the features and benefits of both, helping you to decide which one to install. If you need any further assistance in choosing a roofing material, contact the O’Boyles team today!Colorbond RoofingColorbond roofing is a coated steel roofing that is very popular in Australia.  AppearanceColorbond adds a smooth, stylish and contemporary aesthetic to any home. There are...

Roofing News / 14.07.2021

Plus, what you Need to Know About Compliance CertificatesIf you’re thinking about hiring a roof plumber, then this is a must-read article for you. We’ll help you understand why compliance is essential and how to tell if a roof plumber is qualified.Compliance CertificatesWhat are they?Compliance Certificates legally recognise that a roof plumbing job has been completed according to Victorian regulations and building standards. It is a legal requirement that you are entitled to receive from a qualified roof plumber once they have completed works on your premises.Whether the roof plumber is completing a minor or major job, these certificates ensure...

Roofing News / 13.05.2021

Your roof is your home's first defence against the elements, and when it starts to leak, you should take action immediately. If left untreated, a leaky roof can cause serious damage inside your home, leading to costly repairs.This article will help you learn more about the reasons and signs of a leaking roof and what to do when you identify a leak. If you want a professional to repair your roof, contact the O’Boyles team today!Reasons for a Leaking RoofA roof leak may appear due to sudden damage or develop over an extended period of time. Here are some of...

Roofing News / 09.03.2021

Can’t decide whether to repair or replace your roof? Consider the questions below and consult your local expert Melbourne roof plumbers at O’Boyle’s Roof Plumbing!When your roof is compromised, it can cause serious damage to your dwelling. Fixing water damage, animal infestation or structural damage is expensive and can cause homes to be uninhabitable.If you have damage on your roof, consider the following questions to help you decide whether to patch up the damage with roof repair or opt for a complete replacement.1. Roof AgeHow old is your roof? Asphalt roofs last between 15 and 20 years, while metal roofing...

Roofing News / 25.01.2021

Category: Roof Plumber Melbourne, Metal Roofing MelbourneDid you know that homeowners can save up to 40% on summer cooling costs with a metal roof?Homeowners typically choose metal roofing for its durability, versatility and affordability. But some don’t realise that it can also save them money on cooling and heating bills! Metal roofing is an environmentally friendly material that looks good and is great for your home.At O’Boyle’s Roof Plumbing, we professionally install roofing to ensure that your roof’s energy efficiency properties are maximised. By enhancing these features with proper installation and ventilation, you will save money on energy bills and have a...

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