What You Should Know About the Roof Repointing Process

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When it comes to roof tiling installation, some form of adhesive material is required to allow for the installation of roof tiles. A mixture of high-strength cement, sand and some additives is usually used to make the adhesive that secures the tiles in place. This mixture is called the roof tile mortar.  If your older residential roof is made of roof tiles, one of the roof repairs that you may need to perform at some point in the future is repointing.

26 December 2019

Know When Your Commercial Roof Is Due for Professional Repairs

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Burglars and dishonest employees aren't the only enemies of your business. Did you know that a damaged roofing system is also an enemy that hinders the growth of your business? That's why you should contact a roofing contractor to inspect the roof of your business building and find out if it's in good shape. People who call in professional roofers for regular checks fix the roof problems that develop before they aggravate.

7 November 2019

Roofing Tips Every New Homeowner Should Know Today

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If you have just bought a new house or completed a roofing replacement project, you need to make sure that your roof is in excellent condition and that it's well-maintained. The shelter helps protect occupants from outdoor elements, ensures your belongings are waterproofed, and retains cold and heat in the house in summer and winter. You don't need to be an expert in roofing to understand some the fundamentals of a roofing system.

20 July 2019

Four Planning Guidelines for Asbestos Roof Replacement

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If your old residential roof has asbestos-containing materials, you might need to plan for replacement. In general, the asbestos in roofs is not dangerous if the material is not disturbed. Unfortunately, this harmful mineral might not remain stable forever. Aging and external interference can cause the particles of the asbestos to come loose and cause contamination. Therefore, if you have this type of roof, replacement is your best option for long-term protection.

28 March 2019

Should You Choose Clay or Concrete for Your Tile Roofs?

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When it comes to choosing roofing materials for your home, you have to be extremely cautious. Not every type of roof will work for your budget, aesthetics, and even energy efficiency. Tile roofs are among the many roofing materials you will find in the markets. They're often preferred for their low-level maintenance, high energy efficiency due to their heavy thermal mass, long-lasting ability, and insusceptibility to rot, corrosion, or insect damage, among other benefits.

28 September 2018

Benefits of Pre-Engineered Trusses for Newbie Roofers

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Pre-engineered trusses are preferred to traditional joist roof framing by most Australian roofers and truss specialists. If you are new in the roofing business and have been using the latter option for your roofing projects, then it is time to consider doing things differently. However, that might be a long shot if you do not know why pre-engineered trusses have become a major hit among Australian homeowners, as well as other roofers in the industry.

31 May 2018

Answering a Few Common Questions About Roofing Tiles

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When your home needs a new roof, you don't want to put off having this work done, as a high-quality roof will help to insulate your home, keeping your utility bills low. It's also good to remember that the longer you put off getting a new roof, the higher the risk of potential water damage to your home's framework, so you would then need to have the roof rafters and joists repaired as well.

27 March 2018

How to Conduct Tile Roof Repairs for Your Home

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Roof repair is the process of restoring various components of the roof to a functional condition after damage. A leaky roof can be quite annoying, especially during the rainy season. In spite of their durable nature, roof tiles are also known to break. The tile roof repair process can become quite challenging, especially if you are new to it. When looking to conduct roof tiling repairs, there are certain things you need to be aware of.

20 October 2017

Are Your Actions Putting Your Roof At Risk?

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Some of the causes of roof repairs, re-roofing and replacement can be unavoidable on your part. For instance, severe inclement weather, tornadoes and other natural calamities could wreak havoc to your roofing structure and lead to several damages. However, some homeowners may be causing damage to their roof, whether through neglect or even with the best intentions. Here are some of the things that homeowners may do that would put their structure at risk.

20 October 2017

Common Misconceptions About Reroofing Your Home

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The term reroofing usually refers to any type of roofing work or maintenance done on your home, from replacing a few missing shingles to having an entirely new roof installed. Since your home's roof is very important for its insulation and protection, you want to ensure you know what's involved with reroofing. Note a few common misconceptions about this work, and then discuss this work with a roofer as needed, to ensure your home is always protected from the elements and has a strong, secure roof.

28 June 2017