Frankston is called the “gateway to the Mornington Peninsula” because it is located on the peninsula’s northernmost point. Many Australians and tourists frequent this suburb to visit Frankston Beach, one of the cleanest beaches in Australia. Most people also come to witness the largest annual sand sculpting exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere that is hosted here.
Aside from enjoying the beach, folks have many options when it comes to visiting natural parks and reserves here – Bunarong Park, Frankston Foreshore Reserve, Paratea Reserve and George Pentland Botanic Gardens. These parks are natural habitats to hundreds of indigenous floral species, including 20 orchid species. Frankston was recently named the Victorian Sustainable City of 2015. Every resident must feel proud and happy living here. Who wouldn’t want to reside in a place where environmental strategies by the city council contribute to a safe and healthy community life?
Besides, homes in this place are fairly affordable, with an average price of AU$390,000. It is comparatively lower than the price of houses in metropolitan Melbourne, which is AU$638,445 on average. No wonder 77.2% of residents here owns and lives in a house. Even if roof repairs and restoration become a necessity, it would still be quite affordable.
If you’re thinking of buying a house in the area, it is a good idea to inspect every part carefully, including the roof. Tile roofing is considered to be the sturdiest and safest type of roof. With the right type of tile and its proper installation, it can last up to 50 years and save a lot on maintenance costs. Of course, this adds a bit more to the price of the house, but in the long run it is more economical.
As a home buyer, if you notice that the roof of a unit for sale may need some repairs or restoration, you could negotiate for a lower selling price. Restoring or repairing the roof is not easy and hiring professionals adds an expense, but gets the job done right and fast.
Roof experts know how to detect roof problems, even if you don’t see any leaks. Also, they can give sound recommendations as to what is the best solution for your roof. This helps you to avoid further damage to your ceiling or paint work and save money on unnecessary procedures.
Real experts can tell when it’s better to replace tiles, particularly Terracotta roof tiles that are brittle or show tile fretting. These tiles should not be cleaned, re-glazed nor repainted. That will just be a waste of time and money.
Roof restoration jobs require special skills and knowledge, such as re-pointing or de-mossing. Specialized tools are likewise needed to accomplish them. So, the best way to have all these tasks done is to get professional help from the local experts at First Class Roofing.
If you are a Frankston local, call Stephen today on 0477 774 338 to discuss your roofing options.