A Few Precautions About Trying to Tackle a Roofing Job on Your Own


As a homeowner, you may want to tackle as many repair and maintenance jobs around your home that you can, hoping to save some money and even some inconvenience in scheduling this work with a professional. However, before you decide that you can make roof repairs by yourself, note a few important precautions first. This will ensure the job is done right and that the work lasts as long as possible, or let you know if it's better to leave the work to professionals rather than trying to do it on your own!

4 May 2017

Signs Your Metal Roofing Is Facing Impending Decline


Metal roofing supplies have remained a staple in residential construction for several reasons. Firstly, this type of roofing material is highly durable, thus providing you with long-term service. Secondly, metal roofing supplies come in a broad range of styles and designs, so you can be assured that your roofing will not appear bland or industrial. Nevertheless, the constant exposure to the elements will eventually cause your metal roofing to decline. Below are a few of the signs to be on the lookout for that would be indicative of metal roofing that is facing impending decline.

1 May 2017

Batten Down The Hatches: Choosing Roofing For Buildings In High Wind Areas


It's fair to say that Australia's weather systems aren't exactly forgiving, and various parts of the country are prone to cyclones, tropical storms and other sources of damaging high-speed winds. As such, the building situated in these areas must be constructed with wind resistance in mind from the ground up, and choosing the type of roofing to put on a building at high risk of wind damage is all-important. Unsuitable roofs can shed tiles and suffer structural damage that can be enormously expensive to repair, so keep the following factors in mind when choosing your roof:

17 June 2016

Metal Roofs and Gutters in Snowy Climates: Choosing the Right Gutters and Exploring Alternatives


If you are installing a metal roof in an area that gets snowfall, you need to choose your gutters carefully. Snow on metal roofs tends to melt and slide off quickly. As a result, it can damage your gutters, but you can easily avoid this issue with the right tactics. Here are a few tips on choosing and installing gutters as well as exploring alternatives: 1. Use narrow gutters. When a metal roof sheds snow, the snow tends to overshoot the edge of the roof a bit and come down in almost a wavelike motion.

25 April 2016