Maintaining Your Metal Roof

Signs That Your Home’s Roof Is In Need of Repair

Never assume that a gaping hole in the centre of your home's roof or a huge water leak inside the home are the only signs that the roof itself needs repair or replacement. Very often a roof will suffer damage that is not as severe as a huge hole in its middle, but which can still result in water leaks inside the home and in letting out your heating and cooling throughout the year. Read More 

4 Factors to Consider When Roofing With Concrete Tiles

Concrete tiles are a popular roofing alternative to clay tiles. They are ideal if you want the classic tile roofing without incurring the cost of clay tiles, which is significantly higher than other roofing systems. The distinctive appearance of tile can improve the curb appeal hence the resale value of a home, and you can expect your concrete-tiled roof to last at least 50 years and even longer depending on the quality of installation and material. Read More 

Three Common Causes of Recurrent Roofing Problems in Strata Buildings

Roof damage can be devastating for strata building residents. The leakages can cause water intrusion which will, in turn, harm the residential structure. Also, the presence of moisture in the house will promote the growth of mould and mildew. Therefore, it is crucial for you as the strata manager or committee member to ensure that the residents have access to the best roofing care. In general, most roofing leaks and other related problems can be solved with ease by licenced contractors. Read More 

When Your Home’s Roof Needs Repair

A home's roof doesn't need to actually sag or collapse, or be missing sections of shingles and tiles, to be in need of major repair work. In some cases, the shingles could be in place and the roof may look somewhat fine, but it may still need major repair work or even outright replacement. Note when your home's roof needs repair so you know not to put off this work and are sure to get it done quickly before your home suffers serious water damage due to leaks or defective shingles. Read More 

What You Need to Know About Timber Roof Trusses

If you've ever visited a building that had high ceilings and thick, exposed beams that ran across the length of that ceiling, you know what is meant by timber roof trusses. These trusses are timber frames that provide the framework for the ceiling and roof of a home or other building, versus standard joists and studs. Very often, these trusses are chosen so that they can be left exposed, for a rustic or grand appearance, and to add more height to a ceiling, for an open and airy look and feel. Read More