Choosing metal roofing for fire prone areas

Australia is prone to bushfires in the hot dry summer. For people who live in these areas, having the right building areas can help to protect their home from high temperatures during a fire while also keeping the house looking great year round. Metal roofing systems are ideal as they are not prone to burning during ember attack. Here are some tips when looking for a fireproof metal roof for your home. Read More 

How Can You Eliminate Algae and Moss Growth On Your Asphalt Roof?

Algae and moss may spring on the areas on your roof that don't receive enough sunlight. This is because algae and moss thrive in moist places and since such areas on your roof rarely dry out, they make a perfect environment for their growth. Algae can damage your roof. First, it will affect the aesthetic appeal of your roof by appearing as stains. Besides, since algae hinders the complete drying out of the shingles, it may lead to premature aging. Read More 

A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting a Roof That Will Get You Your Money’s Worth

The type of roof you choose for your home will affect the efficiency as well as the aesthetic appeal of your home. This means you must be very careful when selecting a roof for your home. Walking into a roofing store and choosing one may not be an easy task. This is because there are a wide range of roofing options and materials to choose from, which makes your selection process even harder. Read More 

Controlling harmful dust exposure when working with fibre cement

A lot of rapid growth is being witnessed in respect to the use of fibre cement siding in several construction and renovation tasks. The durability and look of fibre cement siding, which mimics woods minus its maintenance problems, is attractive and offers a competitive benefit over other construction materials. However, working with fibre cement may expose construction workers to crystalline silica, which can cause diseases such as lung cancer, silicosis, kidney disease and other ailments. Read More 

Roofing: Various Options Available When Purchasing Shingles

Whether you are looking to replace your roof or are constructing a new property, you will find you have a wide assortment of materials to choose from for your shingles. A mistake some people may make is opting to select the cheapest alternative in an attempt to keep their costs low. However, since your roofing is exposed to changing weather conditions all year round, you need to know the different pros and cons of the available materials so that you can make the best decision for your needs. Read More