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Hail Damage on Your Roof

A hailstorm in Australia is not uncommon during this time of year. As a homeowner, you should beware of signs of roof damage resulting from weather problems. Every year, roofs are damaged by hailstones. Not only does your roof need maintenance, but so does your windows, shingles, and gutter. Here is What Can Be Done If your property is damaged due to a winter storm, you should file claims with your insurance company. Your home requires the right repairs, which you can afford more easily with an insurance cover. If there is damage to your roof caused by a storm, here is how you can solve these problems. How Much Does Insurance Pay for Hail Damage on Roof? typically, if there is storm damage to your roof, one may take an insurance claim. Although estimated repairs tend to be around varied, it's common for companies to pay only $10,000. Damaged roofing from hail-related problems allows for shingles replacement. If your home is hit, you can also get repairs or a replacement for windows and gutters. What Does Hail Damage Look Like on Roof?  There are several ways you can tell hailstones damaged the roofing of your home. Check for dark-colored damage on your roofing; there is often random damage on your shingles since hailstones hit everywhere. Other signs of roof damage include shiny asphalt and loss of granules due to hail. Damage to Gutters The most visible signs, however, is damage to your gutters. Check to see if hail caused dents in your gutter. If you are sure winter storms caused roof damage, you may need immediate roof repairs. Why is Hail Damage Bad for a Roof? A damaged roof can often cause many problems. [...]

By |2021-01-30T13:58:12+08:00January 30th, 2021|Roof Restorations|0 Comments

Heat Reflective Roof Paint

A key way to keep your roof and your home cooler is using heat reflective roof paint. There's been a lot of scientific research and case studies to back up the impact of utilising heat reflective coating on your roof in recent years. Applying this coating to your roof can make your home more energy-efficient and cut down how much power you are utilising on airconditioning. If you're looking for answers to the most frequently asked questions about the purpose and effectiveness of coating your roof with heat reflective paint, then carry on reading. Your Roof and Heat Reflection Several factors have contributed to the growing awareness of the impact of climate change and global warming as well as the importance of assessing energy consumption and energy efficiency. More people are thinking about going green, and with rising energy costs, it's never been more crucial to save energy. Much of the electricity bill of the average household goes towards heating. People need to insulate their homes and keep heat in, especially in places when the winter temperatures reach freezing conditions. During the hot summer months, cooling the home in the most energy-efficient method is also vital. A major contributor to the heating capabilities of any building is the roof. Both the material and the colour of the roof can drive up your heating and cooling spending or cut them down significantly. One of the key ways to cool the roof down is using heat reflective paint. We are going to look at some of the figures that back this up. How to Cool Your Roof We know that a cool roof is good for making the inside of a building more temperate. The most effective [...]

By |2021-01-30T09:35:00+08:00January 30th, 2021|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

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 [...]