"Why is my roof leaking?" 10 POSSIBLE CAUSES OF A LEAKY ROOF

Posted on April 17 , 2019 by Vantage Point Roofing
Have you got a troublesome drip after a downpour of rain? Or are those water stains and mouldy spots on the ceiling getting bigger by the day? Sounds like you've got a leak! Identifying the root cause of a leak can be a difficult task; it may be a combination of reasons, or the symptoms may present in one section of the house but be caused by something somewhere completely different. Here are 10 possible causes for your leak - or things to look out for to prevent them! ...Continue Reading

4 Reasons You Should Choose Local Roofing Companies

Posted on April 03 , 2019 by Vantage Point Roofing
  Last month we posted about avoiding the pitfalls of contracting roofers that only target storm damaged regions (article here), this month we’d like to continue in that vein and explain four reasons why it’s best to stick with the locals when it comes to finding the right roofing contractor to make your home look like new again. ...Continue Reading

ROOF STYLES: 5 CONTEMPORARY REINVENTIONS

Posted on February 06 , 2019 by Vantage Point Roofing
While most Australian residential housing tends to stick to the more modest end of the scale when it comes to roof design, these 5 buildings demonstrate how even the most basic profiles can be updated to give a more contemporary look and feel. Read on for a brief overview of each style and some 'then and now' examples! ...Continue Reading

Beware of Storm Chasers!

Posted on February 06 , 2019 by Vantage Point Roofing
What could be worse than a storm hitting your roof and causing wind or hail damage and having to part with your hard earned money to repair or replace it? A shoddy job, a rip-off or a complete scam – that’s what! Read on for some tips on how to recognise a scam and what you can do to avoid being sucked in! ...Continue Reading

8 Points of Metal Roofing Maintenance

Posted on October 17 , 2018 by Vantage Point Roofing
Regular roof 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 to choose COLORBOND® roofing

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 the benefits of a Colorbond roof and why it's one of Australia’s top choices when it comes to metal roof materials. ...Continue Reading

The difference between rust and galvanic corrosion

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 about these common roofing issues, 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 for granted the role our roof plays in the defending our homes against the elements. 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 your home 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
You're paying a contractor to replace your roof right? So surely you don't need to know the ins and outs of how the job is done? 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

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