Are you considering replacing your tile roof with a metal one? It’s no secret that tile roofs require regular maintenance, are prone to leaking and give your property a more traditional, dated look. On the other hand, a metal roof requires little maintenance, has a long lifespan, adds value to your home, increases your insulation rating and gives it a sleek, modern look. So, what are you waiting for? Here’s what you need to know about replacing tile roofs with Colorbond.
Cost To Change Tile Roof To Metal
Understandably, the first question most people have when considering a tile-metal roof conversion is – how much will it cost? Unfortunately, there are many variables to consider, so an accurate figure is not possible to estimate. However, what we can assure you is that a metal roof is a sound investment and you will enjoy savings over time. Just a few of the advantages of a metal roof over a tile roof include:
- Better storm resistance
- Lower maintenance
- Better insulation
- Increase in property value
- Possible lower home insurance premiums
To get an accurate cost estimate, you will need to an on-site measure and quote from an experienced metal roofing installer.
Converting Tile Roof To Metal
Upgrading a roof from tile to metal isn’t as difficult as you might think. An experienced metal roofing company will be able to identify any potential hazards and challenging areas before starting work. The existing tile battens will need to be removed and replaced with metal top hat battens. The tie down of your roof frame will also need to be upgraded and then your new metal roof can be installed.
Bear in mind that tile to metal roof conversions need to be installed according to relevant building codes and it’s important to discuss what permits and approvals will be required with your roofing contractor.
Tile To Metal Roof Conversions in Canberra
If you are looking for a roofing contractor in Canberra experienced in tile to metal roof conversions, speak to Upright Building Services. We will arrange a convenient time to visit your property and provide a cost estimate and timeframe for the job. We have over 13 years of building experience and are fully licensed and insured. Most importantly, we are passionate about what we do.