Maintaining Your Metal Roof

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 

What You Need to Know About Hailstorm Damage to Your Home’s Roof

Hailstorms can cause quite a bit of damage to a home's roof, as the strong rains that accompany hailstorms can mean water seeping in below roofing tiles, and larger hailstones can loosen and outright break roofing tiles and shingles, causing them to fall away from the roof. Note a few factors to consider about hail damage to a home's roof, so you can know when your own roof might need repair after any such storm. Read More 

A Guide to Replacing Your Roof Gutters

Roof gutter replacement is definitely not at the top of your list of fun things to do. However, if they get damaged in some way or need replacement, it is important to take care of them quickly so that you don't risk further damage to your home or roof. The last thing you want is to need re roofing because of gutter neglection.  You will need to schedule enough time and have all the necessary tools to complete this project. Read More