Metal Roofing: How to Keep Noise Levels Down and Manage Rusting
16 December 2016
Metal roofing is one of the most widely used roofing types across Australia. There are so many reasons for this. For starters, metal roofing is strong and durable, meaning it can provide years and years of service before calling for replacement. Second, it is a low maintenance roofing type, thus keeping life cycle costs down. Third, roofs made of metal come in a wide selection of designs, colours and finishes, adding visual appeal to a building in a way that many other roof types cannot.
Three easy ways to enhance your home's exterior
8 December 2016
Constant exposure to rain, wind and UV rays, along with the inevitable wear and tear that occurs with the passage of time, can take their toll on the appearance of a property's exterior. Here are a few suggestions on how to improve this area of your home.
Replace the garden fence
The garden fence is often one of the first features to show signs of deterioration. Steel fencing will eventually begin to rust and peel, whilst wooden fencing, when regularly exposed to moisture, can end up warping and succumbing to wood rot.
Ice Dam Prevention in the Winter
6 December 2016
Winter season brings with it the beautiful holidays. Along with it are low temperatures and heavy snowstorms. Sadly, in the winter, many homeowners must think of different ways to effectively prevent icicles and ice dams from their home's gutters.
To avoid the devastating effects of ice dams, use the following strategies:
Seal air leaks
Identifying and insulating all pathways via which warm air goes up in the attic is an effective remedy to the ice dam issue.
A Roof for all Seasons: Why Metal Roofs are Better Come Rain or Shine
27 October 2016
Metal roofing is all the rage, and for good reason. In America alone, of the 5 million home owners who re-roof their houses each year, nearly half look into the possibility of opting for a metal roof instead. In fact, the MRA (Metal Roofing Alliance) is so confident in the quality of their product that they aim to double the residential segment of their market share from nearly to 20 percent by the year 2020.