Colorbond Roofing Melbourne
Colorbond Roofing FAQs
How long does Colorbond last?
Colorbond roofing lasts for at least 30 years. If installed correctly and maintained appropriately, Colorbond roofing will last a lifetime. Ensure that you engage a qualified and professional roof plumber to install genuine Colorbond roofing that is complemented with manufacturer and installer warranties.
Is Colorbond made in Australia?
Colorbond roofing sheets are Australian made. Since the first steel sheets were manufactured in 1966, Australians have continued to acquire premium Colorbond roofing for their property. Offering superior functional qualities, Colorbond roofing is known for its durability, light-weight properties and colour variability.
Is Colorbond better than Zincalume?
Colorbond steel and Zincalume steel are two different types of products. Zincalume steel are steel sheets dipped in Zinc to provide an enhanced protective coating. Zincalume steel is a new product with improved qualities and features. Zincalume steel is also manufactured by BlueScope Steel Limited.
Who makes Colorbond steel?
Colorbond steel is manufactured by BlueScope Steel Limited. It is important to ensure that your builder or roof plumber acquires genuine Colorbond steel products. There are many imitations in the market that do not have the same quality and warranty features. Make sure you check your product is genuine.
What is the warranty on Colorbond roofing?
BlueScope Steel Limited, the manufacturer of Colorbond roofing sheets, offer a warranty period of up to 30 years from the date of installation against corrosion to perforation by weathering in the natural elements when used in roofing applications. Remember, this only applies to genuine Colorbond roof products.
How much is a sheet of Colorbond?
The cost of a sheet of Colorbond roofing is variable. This depends on the type of roof sheet acquired. For example, a roof sheet with enhanced protective qualities against saltwater corrosion will cost more than a basic corrugated steel sheet suitable for a shed rather than a house. Similarly, the cost of colorbond sheeting is more expensive than zincalume sheeting.
Is Colorbond better than Metal roofing?
Colorbond roof sheets have been manufactured with care. This rigorous manufacturing process, in accordance with Australian Standards, ensures the roof sheets are ideal for installation at homes and businesses. Colorbond roofing is better than metal roofing because of its enhanced structural, protective and visible features.
Do we do any timber work to the Colorbond Roofing?
We tend to use a lot of timber battens as that is what is mostly around in domestic/residential properties. We usually have to match it to ensure it is the correct heights/ profiles. However, in commercial properties i.e. Factory roofs we use metal top hat flashings or metal purlins.
My roof is starting to rust, is a roof repair the best option?
Yes. Colorbond roofing is easy to replace and install. If your existing metal roof is starting to rust or experience corrosion, replace your roof with the latest Colorbond roofing system. You will benefit from enhanced structural integrity, minimal maintenance and a long-lasting installation.
What types of Colorbond roofs are available?
Colorbond roofing is available in various colours and design profiles. The choice is yours, however you should consult your builder and plumber to ensure you comply with any building and plumbing codes, including regulatory standards.
Do we need to move out during the job?
Follow the advice of your roof plumber and builder. If your property will be exposed during the installation period, it is best to move out to a family’s, friend’s or rental property. Otherwise, your presence might inconvenience the roof plumbers and delay the installation process due to health and safety reasons.
How long will it take to install Colorbond Roofing in Melbourne?
For an average three bedroom property, Colorbond roofing can be installed in 1 to 1.5 weeks. This all depends on weather conditions, supplies arriving on time and other factors. Remember not to rush your roof plumbers because your property is an investment and good quality workmanships lasts a lifetime.
Can I change the type of Colorbond roof I have?
Yes. Colorbond roof is versatile and adaptable. Check with your builder or Heritage Plumbing Group on the options available to you. Depending on your existing roof profile, you might be able to change the type of the Colorbond roof without too many modifications.
What is Colorbond Roofing Replacement?
You can replace other types of roof with Colorbond roofing, or upgrade your existing metal or Colorbond roof with the latest Colorbond roofing system. Colorbond roofing is lightweight, durable and versatile and ideal for roof replacements.
What is Colorbond Roofing Repair?
Colorbond roofing repair allows you to replace Colorbond sheets that have been damaged or compromised with ease. Colorbond roofing simply position and lock into place and each sheet is fastened by screws to the battens. This allows for quick and effective repairs.
What is Colorbond Roofing Installation?
We can install Colorbond roofing at your new property. If you are building a new property or extending your property, you can install Colorbond roofing. If you are extending your existing property, which has a tiled roof profile, you can extend your property with Colorbond roofing.
How much does a new Colorbond roof cost in Melbourne?
The cost depends on various factors including the design of the existing roof profile, regulatory requirements, customer requirements, special features and more. Ensure you obtain a quotation from a qualified Roof plumber before you proceed with the installation. For more information about colorbond roofing cost, please read this blog.
Why Choose Colorbond Roofing?
Colorbond roofing is Australia’s premiere roofing system. Suited for Melbourne’s harsh and variable weather conditions, Colorbond roofing is known to perform well with improved security, minimal maintenance and exceptional insulating qualities. It is easy to install with its customisable features that adapt well to any roof profile.