Did you know that it is recommended that you check your roof at least twice a year? Generally, most people only look at them if they are cleaning the guttering before bushfire season, or if they discover a leak during a winter storm. Otherwise the tendency is to leave well enough alone. In theory this isn’t a bad idea, as few people really know how to walk on a roof without causing damage to roofing iron, let along tiles or slate roofs.
However, if it is painted corrugated iron, climbing up the ladder once a year, or finding a trusted roofing contractor to have a quick look for you, could save you a lot in the long run.
The nature of paint baking under the hot Australian sun means that it will eventually start to peel, and once it starts to peel water will start to get between the paint … Read More