Spouting & Roof Restoration in Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs
Roof and spouting leaks are a common problems and require the urgent attention of a licensed plumber. Stuart Scott Plumbing has many years of experience in repairing roof and spouting leaks and also installing new roofs and spouting.
Many problems include damage to internal plaster, damage to roofing insulation, potential electrical faults where wiring is located in the roof cavity.
Common Problem Causes of Roof Leaks
These generally occur in tiled, tin and colourbond roofs. The most common problem is cracked tiles and lifted tin or aluminium sheets due to loose screws or bolts. This can be attributed to age, but can also be caused by people walking on weak points of the roof. Roof leaks can also be caused by the aging of seals around electric service and plumbing vents pipes, and also the demise of flashing and gaskets around pipes.
Do I Get It Repaired Or Get A New Roof?
Roofs often develop leaks long before the rest of the roof will need replacing. The cost of a new roof is costly, however when weighed up against the ongoing maintenance of an older roof it could be the better financial option. SS Plumbing & Draincare will give you an honest breakdown of the overall state of your roof to decide whether repair or replacement is the best option for you.
What Causes Spouting Leaks?
These types of leaks are often caused by rusted or disconnected spouting. This usually happens with age and spouting needs to be maintained and or replaced. The build up of leaves and sticks in gutters can cause blockages in spouting and down pipes causing overflow and build up of water in the gutters. Therefore, it is imperative to clear your spouting on a regular basis, and to cut back overhanging trees which can drop leaves and other rubbish into the spouting.
SS Plumbing & Draincare can identify your spouting leaks and carry out either a repair, or install new spouting depending on your individual needs.
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