Uncategorized / 13.09.2018

Designed and engineered in Australia, Colorbond® roofing is created to be as tough and resilient as the Australian environment. The steel roofing performs equally well in the heat of the country’s interior and the salt-laden winds of the coast. Highly durable, the roofing comes with a 25-year warranty. Made & manufactured with Australian steel First and foremost, Colorbond® is made and manufactured with Australian steel, by an Australian-owned company. The roofing has been extensively tested over many years in real-world conditions in Australia. First introduced in 1966 for residential roofs, the roofing has evolved over time to meet a wide variety of...

Uncategorized / 24.08.2018

We’ve been looking after Melbourne roofs for 30 years. Looking for roofing and plumbing services? At O’Boyles, we’ve been offering roofing and plumbing services for the best part of 30 years. We do it all, from gutter installation all the way through to putting on a spanking new Colorbond roof. And all our installers are licensed plumbers because we want you to have the confidence that the work we do on your roof will be completed to the highest standard. Considering metal roofing in Melbourne? These days metal roofs are becoming more and more popular. Why? They’re thermally efficient and easy to insulate,...

Uncategorized / 01.08.2018

It is no surprise that steel roofs are the most common choice for roofing in Australia. Steel is the perfect product. It’s durable and versatile, and lends itself perfectly to Australia’s climate. Steel is fire resistant and rarely damaged by hail. But most of all, it looks magnificent. Unlike roof tiles, metal roofs come in a number of shades. The Colorbond colour schemes available will lift the kerb appeal of your house and that’s one of the reasons why a new roof can add up to 40% to the value of your home. How many colours are there to choose from? Colorbond’s colour...

Uncategorized / 12.07.2018

If you have a head for heights, you might be tempted to work on your roof yourself. But the sensible money goes on hiring a professional roof plumber. And here’s why. It’s more cost effective By the time you add up the cost of numerous visits to Bunnings to pick up the right tool you need, and consider the missed opportunity of what you could have been doing instead, it makes sense to bring in a roof plumber. They’re trained to do the job and have access to cheaper, trade materials. They’ll get the right part and they’ll know how to install...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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; it also gives off UV radiation....

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

  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 emergency, follow these...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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 has a huge variety of colours that you can choose from. Here are six of the characteristics you may consider when narrowing down your colour choices. 1. Architecture While most forms of architecture don’t dictate...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

Treat your roof plumber like a candidate for a job interview You wouldn’t purchase the first house you see before researching the property and neighbourhood, so when it comes to choosing who to service your roof, it’s best not to rush into any decisions. Roof plumbing is a specialised field, with its own regulations and areas of expertise. Whether you are building a new home or renovating existing premises, it’s important to choose the right person for the task. There is never a shortage of roof plumbers in Melbourne, but before you engage with just any tradesperson, take the time to sit down...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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 a full kettle for a single...