Can You Paint Terracotta Roof Tiles?

Terracotta tiles are a beautiful choice for a property. Their reddish colours provide warm tones for properties that benefit from them and they’re a hardy material that can last for 60 years (if properly cared for). Because of their popularity around Melbourne, and the susceptibility of the clay material to attract moss, lichen and damage […]

How Often Should You Restore Your Roof?

Roofs are the heroes of our homes; they take a beating and protect us from the elements. Melbourne has had some truly horrendous spring weather this year, so let’s take a moment to say a thank you to the silent heroes of our homes, roofs. Maybe now is the time to say a proper thank […]

What’s included in a roof restoration?

If you’re researching for a business to complete a roof restoration in Melbourne because you think your property might need one, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to explain: How to know if your property needs a roof restoration The benefits of a roof restoration and Exactly what’s included in a roof […]

How Many Years Does a Roof Last For?

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If you’ve moved into an older house, or you’ve lived in your property for a while and your roof is looking a little neglected you might be wondering is it time for a new one? And how long do roofs last anyway? Roofs do have a lifespan. So, what is the lifespan of a roof, […]

How long does a roof restoration take?

This article contains everything you’ll need to know about how long it takes to complete a roof restoration with PorterVac. Our roof restoration experts will complete a thorough check of your property and organise a roof restoration that suits your schedule. We hope this article provides some clarity on how long you can expect a […]

What’s involved in a roof inspection?

Recently restored roof

A roof inspection involves more than just looking at your roof to ensure it is still attached. You have to be aware of what’s going on from inside and outside of the house as well as look for common symptoms that arise from problems with your roof. A roof inspection can involve checking internally for […]

When and How Often to Clean Your Gutters

cleaning gutters the hard way

To work out when is best and how often you should clean your gutters, start with the reasons why they need to be clean in the first place. There are five major reasons for keeping your gutters in optimal condition. From there, you can work out what is likely to impact you and therefore how […]

Everything You Need to Know About Roof Restoration in Melbourne

Recently restored roof Melbourne

This guide is for homeowners who want to know everything about roof restoration to maintain the integrity and lasting value of their home. We think of a home as a basic human necessity, shielding us from the harsh elements. The term “keep a roof over my head” points to how important it is to have […]

Unique Needs of Commercial Roof Maintenance

boom lift gutter cleaning

Your business is very important to you. You have built up the business over time and it took a lot of effort to get to the point where you are at now. In order to keep your business safe from harm, it is important to make sure that the maintenance needs of the building are […]

Roof Restoration vs. Roof Repairs

roof restoration cleaning

Taking care of your roof is going to be one of the most important aspects of being a homeowner. You need your roof to function well so that it can protect you and your family. If your roof falls into a state of disrepair, then it can lead to many unfortunate problems. This is why […]