Repairing and Replacing Damaged Roof Shingles
11 December 2018
Damaged roof shingles can reduce the life of your home's roof. They do this by allowing the elements to penetrate the roof, causing rot and sometimes even mould. It is imperative that you address any problem shingles immediately. Here's a simple guide on how to remove and replace or repair broken shingles on your roof. If you are, however, uncomfortable working at heights or have other concerns about your roof, contact a roof repairs contractor.
Why Fibre Cement Is Taking the Roofing Industry by Storm
18 September 2018
When Australian homeowners are deliberating on a new roof, be it for a custom home build or roofing replacement, they will typically consider the traditional supplies available in the market. While concrete, metal and even asphalt are viable options, you may want to consider fibre cement for your next roofing project. Previously a staple material for exterior cladding, fibre cement has steadily made its way into the roofing industry. And with the myriad of benefits that it offers, it is unsurprising that fibre cement is becoming the choice option for homeowners too.
Materials Used to Make Gutters
20 April 2018
Homeowners tend to overlook the importance of those outer panels that ensure rainwater drains away from the home's foundation. Indeed, guttering prevents thousands of dollars of potential damages to the home. When it rains, gutters effectively channel water a safe distance from the base of the property and into the surrounding soil.
There are many different materials used to design gutters. Each has its own unique characteristics, and being aware of the available choices can help you make smarter decisions when it comes time to repair or replace them.
The Steps to Safe Asbestos Roof Replacement
29 January 2018
Do you still have your asbestos garage roof? Don't worry for you are not alone. Today, many homes in Australia have asbestos roofing. Besides the roof's ability to resist fire, heat and electrical damage, asbestos is also affordable, flexible and with high tensile strength. All these properties are what saw its increased popularity and use in construction projects during previous years.
Despite all these apparent benefits though, asbestos poses grave health threats.