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...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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 shingles and sheet metal, the different...

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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 your home – think 60+ years....

Uncategorized / 27.04.2018

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 in part be...