Tag Archives: roofing

Roofing repair recommendations

By 12 March 2014

Hi all
Just looking to get a bit of repair done for our roof which is in pretty bad shape. I’m looking for recommendations on some of the solid companies who have been around for a while to rebed and repoint heaps of places. Any recommendations (or at least who to avoid)?
ReACT seems to be a [...]

Question re roof repair in Canberra?

By 9 September 2013

I need to have some work done on my roof.  I checked all comments on RiotACT about various roof and gutter businesses in Canberra but none are recent.  
Any recent experiences with any such businesses?  Thank you very much in advance for any recent feedback I can get.
[ED - let's limit the discussion to positive [...]

Roof Restorations in Canberra?

By 2 May 2013

After some recent additions to our home we currently have two different coloured roof tiles and we need the capping re-bedded and pointed.
I have had 2 quotes on having the roof painted. The cheapest being just over $7,000 and the other being $11,000
Our roof is not small so I was prepared to pay more then [...]

Give your roof a free health check


Your roof is an essential part of your house but it’s not something that many of us inspect on a daily, weekly or even monthly basis.
You may have thought that you escaped the recent rains as there were no obvious signs of leaking. This means your roof may be experiencing a number of problems [...]

Seek expert advice on repairing your roofs and gutters

By 29 November 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Your house is your biggest investment so it’s essential your roof and guttering protect it from the elements.
If your roof leaks in heavy rain, it may mean your roof tiles are cracked, broken or missing or the flashing needs to be repaired or replaced.
If your gutters are rusty, leaky, blocked and overflowing, with undersized downpipes [...]

Roof repointing in Canberra?

By 27 September 2011

I need some repairs to the roof as some of the grout and pointing is flaking away, so any suggestions on who to call or is it worth doing-it-yourself?
I did repair some of the the ridge titles but looks like some more work required and it might be quicker if a tradesman does it?

Replacing an Asbestos Roof in Canberra?

By 19 August 2010

Has anyone had any experience with getting an asbestos roof replaced? It is on a 3 bedroom ex-govie replaced (1960s house with corrugated sheet roof: it has gone rather fibrous with age), to be replaced e.g. with colourbond metal.
There have been some posts about asbestos removal on this site (and there is an ACT government website with some information).
Australasian Technical [...]

Roof reconditioning that doesn’t suck?

By 7 August 2010

For about 12 months now I have been considering having the roof of my place ‘reconditioned’. It has previously had the ridge capping etc. redone and is functionally perfect.. but aesthetically it’s coloured concrete tiles are fading to white.
I am wondering if anyone has had their roof repainted / reconditioned by a local company that [...]

Roofing, gutters and water tanks.

By 30 June 2009

Hi all,
I’m currently looking at having some roof work done here in Canberra.  As part of this fun task I’d like to get a water tank installed.  So to add to the fun of the roof and water tank, you can throw the gutters into the equation too.
What I’m after is tips, tricks, good news [...]

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