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Finding Good Quality Roofing Contractors

The roof of your home or business is a critical part of daily operations. If your roof is not up to par, some serious roadblocks can make their way into your routine. Of course, if you need a roof repair or a roof replacement, then you need to find a quality roofing contractor that you trust. However, that may be difficult if you don't know how to go about finding good contractors. Best Qualities for Roofing Contractors Quality roofing does not come at the snap of a finger. Behind every roof repair and or new installation, there are quality roofing companies with experienced professional roofing contractors. To choose the right one for you, consider some of the best qualities a contractor can have to provide you with a great experience. Shows Genuine Concern When you talk to contractors, notice if they show interest in your job rather than the money. A contractor who seems to lack urgency with their services may not offer the best quality. Understands Your Budget When hiring a roofing contractor, you need to make sure that they understand your budget and are not going to raise their rate in the middle of a project. If they get paid by the hour, then they need to understand the importance of efficiently completing repairs in a appropriate amount of time. Has Insurance and All Permits All professional roofing contractors should hold the necessary permits in order to work on your roof. Most of the time, their company ensures they have all the essential working requirements. You should also check to see if the roofing contractor is insured. Again, roofing companies often make sure their employees are protected while they work. Has Plenty [...]

By |2020-12-02T09:11:44+08:00December 2nd, 2020|Roof Restorations|0 Comments

What Roofing Services Do You Need?

Your roof is a part of your building that tends to get overlooked. This is surprising given the importance that a roof has. "Keeping a roof over your head" is a literal quote used every day in relation to your house in general. While a lot of people don't give the condition of their roof a second thought, the fact that you're here means that you do. Perth weather tends to be harsh at the best of times, and your roof bears the brunt of that. There are a handful of services that you're going to need to get done every few years to help keep that damage from building up. Our roofing company can provide all of the roofing services we're about to talk about in Perth, Australia, so feel free to call us if any of these services sound like something you need. Emergency Roofing Emergency building roof repairs make up a large portion of the service jobs that our contractors provide. After a particularly nasty batch of weather, your roof can sustain serious damage that needs to be addressed immediately before any further roofing damage can be inflicted. Don't waste time getting this roofing issue resolved, or else you're going to need even more services. In extreme conditions, not getting an emergency building roofing repair can lead to you needing an entire roof replacement on your building. This obviously is a much longer and costlier project than a repair. Typical emergency roof repair services include broken roof tiles, leaking, building structural damage, and more. Roof Repairs Our roofing company is also fully capable of offering you roof repairs on all kinds of different roofs. We're able to work on the repair of your [...]

By |2020-12-02T08:47:48+08:00December 2nd, 2020|Roof Restorations|0 Comments

The Importance of Repairing a Damaged Roof

It should go without saying that you need to repair a damaged roof as soon as possible. Not only is a damaged roof a safety hazard, but it's only going to cost you more to get it taken care of the longer you leave it. If you notice your roof has undergone damage, don't think that the problem isn't severe, and don't try to DIY it. Not only is this going to make the roof damage worse, but you can seriously injure yourself. Instead, give us a call, and we can send one of our professionals out to your house to repair the roof for you. We're able to perform all kinds of roof repairs regardless of how bad the damage is. Is it Better to Repair or Replace a Roof? Nine times out of 10, you're better off getting a roof repair. Roof repairs cost less, take up much less time, and aren't remotely as big of a project. You don't want your home immobilized by a several month-long roof replacement when all you had was a little spot of water damage. This is true most of the time, but not all of the time. There are cases where you're better off getting a roof replacement instead of a repair. This is particularly prevalent if you have an older home that hasn't undergone regular maintenance. General roofing problems are much more common in situations like this, meaning there's a chance that a single roofing repair job isn't going to be enough. It's important that you do get a replacement if your roof is beyond the point of repair. Water damage may lead to serious structural issues with your home, not just for your roofing. This [...]

By |2020-12-02T08:51:05+08:00December 2nd, 2020|Roof Restorations|0 Comments

How to Cut Roof Tiles

Roof Tile Cutting How to Do you have a broken tile on your roof and have heaps of spare tiles laying around your home? At Fremantle roofing service we have but together this informative video to show you exactly how to cut and replace a roof tile correctly. For more information about roof repair please contact our team. Please be aware that roof repair and restoration can be a complex job and the advice of a professional is always advised.  The Roof Tile Cutting Process

By |2020-11-30T09:03:00+08:00November 30th, 2020|Roof Restorations|0 Comments

How to Remove Lichen From Roof Tiles

The Roof Cleaning Process Lichen does not only grow in sidewalks, pavers, decks and outside furniture. It also grows on your roof and can lead to potential water damage if left untreated. There are various ways to remove lichen from your roof with the use of vinegar, bleach and dish soap solution. It involves a lot of scrubbing, so get ready! On the other hand, professional help is still the best move to ensure that your roof is free from lichen and different types of unwanted plants. For this article, we’ll talk about the different ways to remove lichen from roof tiles and how to prevent lichen regrowth. What is a lichen? Lichen is formed when algae and fungus are in close physical contact with one another. They grow in water, air, nutrients, light and substrates. It’s no surprise your roof is one of their substrates because of the sunlight! Lichens need light to grow and reproduce. The amount of light they need also varies, which is also the main reason why they have different colours. Don’t worry too much! Lichen growth can be prevented by choosing the best type of roofing material that can inhibit its growth. Ways to Safely Remove Lichen From Roof Tiles Okay, now you know a little background about lichens. Let’s get to work! Here’s a warning: It can be quite tough to remove lichen from their substrates (surfaces) due to the symbiotic relationship between fungus and algae. In short, lichens are firmly attached to their substrates. Nevertheless, you’ve got to give it a go to [...]

Have you seen these box gutter problems?

As the name suggests, box gutters have “boxed sides” with a flat square-shaped base. It is commonly used in buildings to maintain a good drainage flow in the roof. What’s so special about box gutters? What are the common issues that you may encounter with box gutters? In this article, we’ll touch some of the underlying box gutter problems and ways to fix them. We will also discuss the importance of proper gutter installation. Before we move on Fremantle Roofing Services are expert roof restoration and repair specialists in Perth WA and we can help you with all your roofing problems. If you’re ready, let’s begin! The Importance of Gutters Out of sight, out of mind... Gutters are not usually seen, but it is one of the most vital parts of your home. Without it, you’re looking at a plethora of roof drainage issues. Unsurprisingly, gutters are one of the most overlooked parts of your home. They shouldn’t be! Gutter cleaning is important to maintain the state of your roofing system. Gutters protect the foundation of your home by diverting rainwater away. Think about it… without the rain gutters or eaves box gutters, heavy rain can penetrate the windows, doors and even the foundation of your home. It can lead to the deterioration of roof structure - and even to a collapsed roof! So, it is always best to check the guttering system of your home once in a while! Common Box Gutter Issues and How to Fix it Here are the top box gutter issues every homeowner should be aware of: Leaks Leaks occur anywhere on the box gutter, especially near the areas leading to the downspout. One for that is, the metal [...]

How to Avoid Box Gutter Problems

No matter what kind of box gutter you have, you need to prepare yourself to face some issues in the future. And hopefully prevent it, in the long run! Leaks, holes and saggy gutters are common issues that you may encounter in the future. It is essential to be aware of those issues now and prepare yourself on how to fix it when it comes. If you need help with roof repairs you can find out more here. In this article, I will share a few ideas on how to avoid potential box gutter issues which can save you from expensive repairs. Ready? Let’s begin! Focus on quality, not quantity! I can read your mind… As a thrifty homeowner, you always tend to look for cheaper deals which sometimes compromise the quality and performance of the guttering system. Cheap and low-quality gutters are associated with problems in design which can affect its performance. Undersized box guttering system can lead to potential issues such as water spills. The overflowing amount of water in the gutter can eventually penetrate the windows, doors and ceiling of your home. Such a problem can lead to deterioration of house structure if ignored for a more extended period. It is always worth investing in high-quality and affordable box gutters to avoid expensive repairs and accidents such as a collapsed roof. Get professional help. DIY box gutter installation sounds like an exciting activity to kill time during the COVID-19 quarantine period. I don’t blame homeowners for doing so… On the other hand, installation mistakes are inevitable if you do it yourself without enough training and skills. So, you need a backup to do alterations for you - which can cost a [...]

How to Install a Colorbond Roof

Congratulations on your new colorbond roof! You have made the right decision by choosing colorbond. It is an excellent choice, next to aluminium, steel and metal roofing. It is also a popular roofing choice for residential and commercial property owners because it is corrosive resistant, stylish and cost-effective. Plus it is a perfect choice for battling against the harsh Australian weather! Trivia: Did you know that colorbond is one of the most popular roofing choices in Australia? Sleek design and thermal performance are amongst the reasons why it is a popular choice for Australian homeowners. Colorbond roofing comes in various colours and sizes and is also made of top quality steel sheets making it a perfect choice for people who live in areas with a harsh climate. No wonder it's the number one choice in Australia! Colorbond Roof Installation 101 So, how do roofers install the colorbond roof? First thing first, DIY colorbond roof installation is not recommended.  A small installation mistake can lead to an eyesore and may also end up costing a lot in alterations. So, it is best to get professional help! Here's the step by step process for colorbond installation: Install the guttering and fascias. Install the sarking or roofing blanket. Layout the sheets and mark it with a chalk line. Clean the roof. Guttering and Fascias There is a wide variety of styles, sizes, designs and profiles for gutters, fascia and downpipes these can complement a colorbond roof. It varies from manufacturer to manufacturer so be sure to check it properly and be content that you have made the right choice before the installation.  You can also ask the supplier for the best profile and size [...]

Roof Ventilation FAQ

Whirlybirds are the best option for proper ventilation in your home. Inadequate ventilation can lead to an uncomfortable living environment leading to mental and physical health problems. For whirlybirds installation and roof restoration in Perth, check out Fremantle Roofing Services. Get Your Free Quote What are whirlybirds? Whirlybirds are cylindrical domes that suck up hot air from the ceiling. It provides better air circulation in your ceiling and roofing system, giving your home a cooler temperature. There are two common types of whirlybirds - active and passive. Passive whirlybirds use the wind to spin the turbine while the active type is mechanically-driven. More people use the active turbine because it spins continuously despite the wind speed. Stale air can result in respiratory issues and can also become a problem for people with breathing difficulties. The uncomfortable living condition may take a toll on your health, leading to depression, anxiety and stress. Why do you need proper ventilation? Proper roof ventilation is needed not only to maintain good air quality inside your home but also to care for your roof. Poor air circulation in the roofing system can weaken some parts of your roof, leading to leaks and deteriorating structures. Proper ventilation is needed to remove the hot air that is confined in your roof. Installing whirlybirds are cost-effective and can also extend the lifespan of your roof for up to ten years. Advantages: Reduced energy consumption Whirlybirds suck up warm air into the air giving your home a cooler temperature, which means that you are less likely to use the airconditioning system. It can [...]

What’s wrong with DIY roof repairs?

Who says no to DIY roof repairs if it means cheaper cost? If you are a thrifty homeowner, you can’t say no to such a bargain! The truth is… DIY can go wrong sometimes, especially if you are uninformed of the basics of roof repairs. In reality, there is a big difference with work quality between DIY and professional roof repairs. There may be various advantages to DIY repairs; however, jeopardising roof quality and performance is relatively high. For professional roof restoration in Perth, check out Fremantle Roofing Services. You may jeopardise work quality and performance in terms of choosing the wrong material or application of wrong roofing solutions. What else could go wrong during DIY roof repairs? Get Your Free Quote Alterations Alterations are common in DIY roof repairs. Various changes are made when administering roofing solutions. Alterations are time-consuming and may affect other parts of the roofing system. It requires time to fit in your roofing materials and, in some cases, may also lead to new roofing issues. Too much alteration is inefficient. It cost a lot of money and may also jeopardise the quality of the roof. Wrong type of material The quest to finding a cheap roofing product sometimes leads to buying the wrong material. Buying the wrong material is a waste of money and a big no-no for your roof. The wrong type of roofing material or product can create further damage to your roof. It can also lessen the roof life span. However, if you have decided to go for professional roof repairs, the roofer can guide you in which type of roofing material suits your roof. It saves you time and money, [...]

By |2020-03-16T15:19:52+08:00March 16th, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments