What Causes Roof Damage?

The roof is the most exposed part of the home that withstands many environmental impacts. These include heavy rains, snowstorms, heavy winds, excessive heat, and more. Since Australia is known for its unpredictable weather, it isn’t surprising that many Australians need frequent roof repairs. But what if you can minimise the need for roof repair through proper insulation materials?

Continue reading to learn how insulated roofing systems prevent hazards from disrupting the comfort and safety of your home. Moreover, we’ll help you build with Brisbane’s most reliable building and roofing construction services.

Clogged Gutters or Downspouts

Gutters and downspouts are essential for the roof’s efficiency because they keep the water flow away. As a homeowner, maintain the gutters and downspouts regularly to avoid shifting the water flow back to the roof instead of allowing it to pass down and away from it.

Moreover, poorly maintained gutters and downspouts not treated regularly can cause the roof to rot and allow water into your home. To avoid such a scenario, remove debris, dirt, and other obstacles from the downspouts and gutters and invest in roof insulation.


As abundant Australia is in diverse fauna, the chances of critters nesting on your home’s roof are also great. Small animals and nesting birds are no strangers to roofs, especially during summer.

Such critters can dislocate the shingles on the roof, making it easy for the fury rascals to invade your attics and find their way further down your home. Insulating the roof of your house ensures this does not happen to you. You will invest in a safer future for everyone in your household.


As lovely as tall, lush trees might look next to your house, they can also easily damage the roof. The roof might sustain serious damage if the weather has been windy lately or the sun has dried off some old tree branches.

If tall enough, branches and other parts of the surrounding vegetation can cause significant damage to the roof.

Inspect the surroundings of your house and see if any of the trees need trimming. Plus, consult with construction professionals about the most convenient time to insulate the roof.

Just Patios: Unmatched Professionals for Insulated Roofing Systems

Proudly wearing our 20+ years of experience in the business, we at Just Patios are at your service for anything roof related. Whether you need glass room enclosures or want to build a slick carport, you have come to the right place.

Our affordable insulated roofing systems services will allow you to safeguard your home from critters, stand tall in any weather, and keep your home hot or cold — whatever your preference is, we make it happen!

Let’s get in touch to discuss your roofing needs.

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