8 Points of Metal Roofing Maintenance

Posted on October 17 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
Regular maintenance is one of the most important factors in prolonging the lifespan of your metal roof, as well as protecting what's underneath it! But getting on the roof can seem daunting, and how do you maintain a roof anyway? Check out the 8 simple points in the 'explainer' video below and you'll have the basic know how to get you started! ...Continue Reading

5 reasons COLORBOND® is more than ‘paint on steel’

Posted on October 04 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
  Another addition to the VPR Roofing Guide is here! COLORBOND® is a household name in Australia for a reason. Beyond providing you with a range of appealing finishes to suit your home, Colorbond steel also provides you with fire protection, energy and environmental efficiency, low maintenance AND is backed by Bluescope Steel warranties. Read on to discover why Colorbond is one of Australia’s top choices when it comes to roofing. ...Continue Reading

The difference between galvanic corrosion and 'rust'

Posted on September 19 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
You may remember our blog post a little while back about ‘galvanic corrosion,’ but we’ve had a few queries recently regarding the difference between galvanic corrosion and what we commonly refer to as rust. If you’ve often wondered the same, then this blog is for you! ...Continue Reading

4 Ways Weather Can Impact Your Roof

Posted on September 05 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
  We often take the role our roof plays in the defending our homes against the elements for granted. While it can be at the top of our minds when that storm is rolling in, most homeowners tend to forget about their roofs unless obvious damage has occurred – especially when it impacts our daily lives. Roof damage however, can occur gradually and often goes unnoticed. This article provides a brief insight into how a few of Australia’s most common destructive weather elements can affect your roofing structure. ...Continue Reading

In what order should you complete renovations?

Posted on August 29 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
Image courtesy of http://www.queenslandhomes.com.au/the-reno-lads-toowoomba/ If you’ve been considering renovating but find the process daunting and don’t know where to begin, then this blog might be just for you! Whether it’s a kitchen upgrade, an extension or a whole house renovation, there are some logical steps to follow that will take some of the pain out of the renovation process. Knowing them will hopefully give you the confidence to begin! ...Continue Reading

Tools of the Trade - A Roofer's Toolbox

Posted on August 08 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
Sure, you're paying a contractor to replace your roof - so surely you don't need to know the ins and outs of how the job is done, right? True...but if you've ever been curious, or want to know what sort of action you can expect on your roof during a replacement, read on for a quick insight into some of the tools used in the roofing trade! ...Continue Reading

Should you get your gutters replaced at the same time as your roof?

Posted on July 27 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
So you’re in the market for a roof replacement and wondering whether you should get the gutters done at the same time - well, we’ve got the answers for you below! ...Continue Reading

How customer feedback can help you choose the right contractor

Posted on July 12 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
A happy customer (image via medium corporation) In a day and age where information is literally at our fingertips, customer reviews are able to provide companies with tangible, relatable evidence that they are able to deliver on their promises and meet customer expectations, but how can you as a customer read between the lines to differentiate between all the contractors out there. Read on for some tips on what to look for when reading online reviews! ...Continue Reading

Roofing to suit the climate

Posted on June 27 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
  The style and materials used on your roof are significantly affected by the type of climate and environment your house is located in. Generally speaking, all roof styles, shapes and materials can be used in Australia, as long as they meet Australian standards and regulations. However, it’s important to keep factors such as durability and thermal control/comfort in mind when designing and making decisions about your roof, especially in the warm humid summers and wild thunderstorms of South East Queensland. Even if you’re not currently in the market for a new roof or house, read on for some interesting facts about roof designs in Australia! ...Continue Reading

COMMON ROOFING ISSUES 2: Galvanic Corrosion, Leaks, Mould & Watermarks

Posted on June 13 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
  Hi Everyone! Our next two blog posts will deal with some common roofing issues that homeowners face in Australia! In this blog we’ll be covering: Galvanic corrosion Leaks Mould & Watermarks Read on for some handy information on how these issues effect your roof and your home and some potential solutions that you can implement to minimise the problems! ...Continue Reading

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