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  • Re-Roofing Popular Materials to Update the Appearance of Your Residence

    22 March 2017

    Homeowners will tend to neglect their roof as they assume it is guaranteed to last a lifetime. If you have constructed a new residence, chances are you may not have to consider roof replacement as long as it was installed professionally. However, if you have bought an older home, you need to bear in mind that there may come a point where roof repairs may not suffice in maintaining the structural integrity of your roofing.

  • What You Need to Know About Spotting Hail Damage On Your Roof

    20 March 2017

    Essentially, roofs are designed to offer the first line of defence to your home against extreme weather conditions. However, sometimes your roof may suffer damages that call for immediate action to prevent the damages from becoming severe. Therefore, whenever a large storm hits your area, it is important to inspect your home, particularly the roof, for hail damage. Even with strong roofing materials, your roof could be damaged by hail depending on, among other aspects, the speed of the wind and size or density of the hail.

  • Roof Improvement: Suitable Materials for Your Replacement Guttering System

    20 March 2017

    Residential gutters and drainpipes are designed and built to provide prolonged service after installation. Unfortunately, these structures are not indestructible, so they will eventually become degraded and even fail. This can often be attributed to normal wear and tear as well as poor maintenance practices. If you have notices leakages, corrosion and general faults in your guttering system, you should consider performing replacements for better performance. Here are the most suitable types of guttering materials to consider selecting for this improvement project.

  • Shingle All The Way: Are Metal Shingles Right For Your Roof?

    10 March 2017

    The roof is the first line of defense against wind, weather and other mishaps for any building, so naturally you want your roofing to be made of the strongest and most durable materials available. However, some heavy-duty roofing materials, such as steel sheeting or metal standing-seam tiles, can end up looking very cold and uninviting, particularly when used on a residential home. However, this doesn't mean that metal roofing shouldn't be used on your home.

  • 3 Questions You May Have About Queen Post Trusses

    6 March 2017

    If you're building your own home or sourcing materials yourself to save money during the building process, at some point, you're going to have to think about the roof. The foundation of the roof is the truss, which is a structure, normally made from timber, that forms the skeleton. Roof trusses come in a number of different shapes and styles, each of which has its own benefits and is suitable for certain types of construction.

  • How to Choose the Ideal Metal Roofing for Coastal Climate

    1 March 2017

    Are you fortunate enough to have a home that's near the ocean where you can sit and relax to the soothing ocean sounds? If so, you need the right metal roof that can withstand the climatic conditions at the coast without curtailing your peace of mind. The combination of humidity and salt in coastal areas can corrode and damage some types of metal, and this can affect the appearance and performance of your roof.

  • Getting Acquainted with the Work That Goes into Finishing Metal Roof Products

    16 November 2016

    Many residential and commercial property owners have embraced metal roofing because of the many incredible benefits that it offers. The popularity of metal roof installations primarily depends on the resistance it offers against rust and corrosion. These elements compromise a metal roof's performance and lifespan as well as its aesthetics. The technology used to manufacture metal roofing products is so advanced that today's metal finishes are not only visually appealing, but they also offer superior protection from rain, snow, ice, hail, UV radiation and other harsh weather elements.