Tiles and Metal Sheets as Possible Roof Replacement Materials


If you're replacing your roof with new cladding, you need to decide what material to install. Two popular options are metal sheeting and tiles. To help you make a final choice, consider the following points. Tiles Roof tiles might consist of concrete, terracotta or slate. Concrete can be moulded into various shapes and sizes, and pigments can be added to produce colours like charcoal, red and green. Terracotta can also be fashioned into diverse forms and coloured blue, grey or rusty red, for example.

29 April 2021

3 Unseen Enemies of Your Asphalt Roof and What to Do About Them


When most people think about causes of asphalt roof damage, the first things that come to mind are moisture, hail, snow and debris. However, there are even bigger enemies that you cannot see, but that can cause costly damage to your roof. Since they aren't visible, the damage they cause can go undetected for a long time. For this reason, it's important to note the following unseen enemies and devise measures to protect your asphalt roof against them.

5 February 2021

Primary Considerations When Shopping for Replacement Gutters


At the outset, gutter replacement may seem like a simple enough project. Since these structures are designed for the same function, all you need to do is pick gutters that suit your preference and enlist roofing services for their instalment, right? Unfortunately, this is incorrect. Admittedly, guttering is designed to collect precipitation and redirect it away from your roof, but these structures are not built the same. Thus, if you do not know what will work best for your home, chances are you will end up having to engage in this costly project again much sooner than you think.

30 November 2020

Reasons To Undergo A Metal Roof Replacement


If the roof on your home looks ravaged and weathered, you might be figuring out your next move. One possibility is to replace it with corrugated metal sheeting. Consider the following reasons to go with this option. Leave Constant Repairs Behind Once you replace your roof with metal sheets, you can forget about continual repairs, fixing and patching holes and gaps in a piecemeal fashion. Sometimes it's better to take charge and replace the old with the new.

18 August 2020

A Quick Guide To Which Wall Frames You Should Choose For Your Next Construction Project


Wall frames are an important part of any construction, from massive skyscrapers to a simple residential plot. If you are considering building something for the first time, you may be wondering about what material you should use in your wall frames. The two most common options are steel and timber wall frames, and many people would choose steel because it is metal and that is automatically stronger, right? The short answer is no, there are definitely pros to steel but timber wall frames have their advantages too.

23 June 2020

Why The Pitch Of Your Roof Will Have A Direct Impact On Your Choice Roofing Materials


Not many homeowners will consider the pitch of their roof when making a selection of their preferred roofing supplies. In fact, it is unsurprising that you probably only thought of the pitch of the roof when you were discussing the design of the structure with your roofing contractors. It is critical to bear in mind, though, that the pitch, whether high or low, will limit the range of roofing materials that you can utilise for your home for several reasons.

28 January 2020

What You Need to Know About Metal Roof Restoration


Metal is one of the most popular roofing materials in Australia because of its ability to hold up well against weather and other external elements. While metal roofs are an incredibly durable option, they are not invincible.  With time, the damaging effects of daily exposure to the elements will begin to show, thus compromising the performance, durability and aesthetics of these roofs. If your metal roof looks tired and drab but is still structurally sound, then it can benefit from a restoration job.

11 December 2019