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INSPECTING YOUR ROOF, WHY IT’S IMPORTANT & HOW A.M.J CAN HELP!

Which part of a house is the source of over one third of all homeowner’s insurance claims?

If you answered “the roof,” you’re right on the money!

A leaky roof is not just annoying, but can also lead to all sorts of problems; dampness and mold resulting from a leak will threaten your home’s structural soundness, as well as your physical health. Water leaks can even get into your electrical system, where it may cause power outages and fire hazards. Having a professional inspect your roof will pinpoint potential problems before they become serious.

     

Why Do You Need a Professional Roof Inspection?

The purpose of a roof inspection is threefold- to assess which repairs are needed, if any; to estimate the roof’s remaining lifespan. When you are in the process of purchasing a house, don’t expect your home inspector to thoroughly check the roof. Although the inspector will point out any trouble signs visible from the ground, the home inspector will not perform a rooftop inspection and cannot give you an estimate of how much longer you can reasonably expect the roof to last. That is the task that A.M.J can help you with!
   

When Should Your Roof Be Inspected?

There are four occasions when it is recommended to have your roof inspected:
   
1) As part of routine household preventive maintenance. We need to get regular check ups to ensure our health is in tip top shape and so does your roof!;
   
2) Following a major storm, such as a hailstorm or hurricane, to verify whether there has been damage to your roof and allow you to make an insurance claim, if applicable, within the deadline;
   
3) After a new roof has been installed to ensure that the work has been completed according to your area’s building code; and
   
4) When you are preparing to sell your home, or are interested in purchasing a new property.
 

Call the team at A.M.J today on 1300 12 ROOF to arrange an onsite inspection with one of our roofing professionals! I know we keep reminding you about storm season and asking you to #getreadyqld but we care about you and your home!

 

Storm damaged roof? We’ve got you covered!

When it comes to extreme weather events in Queensland, it’s not so much a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when’. The more prepared we all are, the faster we’ll bounce back afterwards.

If your home has sustained storm damage and you have home insurance, you could be eligible for a the new roof!

A.M.J offer a roof report and inspection service – this report contains a Colorbond full overview of the condition of your existing roof, gutters and associated flashings, Steel accompanied with supporting photos and recommended works. A roof report can help identify any defective areas of your roof (i.e general wear and tear, rusted or corroded metal sheeting), current maintenance issues (i.e blocked downpipes, debris filled guttering) that may cause drainage issues should your home experience a heavy downpour, and  determine if your home has sustained hail or storm damage which may also assist with an insurance claim.

If you believe your property has been damaged by storm or hail, contact our office today to arrange a roof inspection and report by a roofing industry professional. Your insurance company may require this report to assess a claim and determine if the damage is covered under your insurance policy – some insurance companies may also cover the cost for the roof report, however please confirm this as all insurance policies are different. Storm season occurs from late October to early March – if you don’t want the next storm to happen in your lounge room, contact our office to arrange a roof inspection and report to ensure your roof is in tip-top shape this #seqstorm season.   Don’t wait until it’s too late – the Government have created a website with the top tips to prepare this storm season (see below)  

 Click here to ‘Get Ready QLD

     

Construction Hero of the Week!

Aitchison Reid Building & Construction Lawyers have worked closely with A.M.J to ensure that we are compliant with relevant laws and legislation within the Constructions Industry. Aitchison Reid have created an award called the ‘Construction Hero of the Week’ in celebration of people and businesses in the building and construction industry showing acts of kindness, giving the industry a good name, being innovative, doing the right thing, giving great customer service, showing integrity and generally showing attributes that should be celebrated.

Which brings us to the next point… A.M.J have been nominated as the Construction Hero of the Week!

“For establishing a roofing company that genuinely cares about customer service.  The team at A.M.J have worked tirelessly to grow their business from humble beginnings to a on roofing business that has a reputation of professionalism and innovation. Congratulations Colorbond A.M.J Metal Roofing!” – Aitchison Reid

All of our hard work ensuring that the safety of our clients and workers was our utmost priority and creating a customer service experience like no other, has paid off!

To read the award in further detail you can the article by Aitchison Reid in the below link: Website Blog

       
AMJ Metal Roofing

How to choose your Colorbond Roof

One of the great aspects of metal roofing is its versatility to different types of roofs, including gables, windows, gutter systems, and more. Colorbond comes in light-weight sheets that are easy to cut and fashion on-site before fixing them to the roofing framework. Your Colorbond installer can also help advise you on how the style of your home might best be suited by the colour and installation.

Why Colorbond Steel is so popular on Australian homes

Evolving into one of the world’s most advanced building materials over the past 45 years, COLORBOND® steel has become Australia’s single most popular roofing brand. The reasons for its popularity are based in its sleek and elegant looks as well as its durability and thermal performance.