Why the Colour Of Your COLORBOND? Roofing Matters

March 5, 2015 717
Why the Colour Of Your COLORBOND? Roofing Matters

When you speak to a builder about the different materials to be used for the property that you are having built or renovated, much attention is paid to the makes, sizes, finishes, and other technical details. The roof of your house, for example, is likely to be carefully selected — it has to be metal, it has to be corrugated, it has to be cut to the appropriate lengths and fastened by a professional, and so on.

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Installing Corrugated Iron Roofing: Top 3 Mistakes You Can Avoid

March 5, 2015 704
Installing Corrugated Iron Roofing: Top 3 Mistakes You Can Avoid

In contrast to tiled roofing, corrugated iron metal roofing lasts longer in Australia; it may even last for 30 to 80 years. The ridge or waves are not just an eye-catching feature of this durable roofing material. It also allows for rainwater or snow to seamlessly flow through or flow off the roof, keeping it in sturdy form whatever the season brings. Moreover, corrugated metal roofing is considered to be wind-, hail-, and fire-resistant.

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Discover The Best Choice For Roofing ? Colorbond Roofing Iron Sheets

March 5, 2015 434
   Discover The Best Choice For Roofing ? Colorbond Roofing Iron Sheets

It’s a major decision every property owner should never leave up to the last minute, or rush. When you need to buy roofing material, to replace an old one to improve your home or to install one on a new structure, you need to do your research and to take your time in selecting the right material — and not just in hiring the suitable roofing specialist.

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Which Type Of Gutter Guard Would Be Right For Your Home?

March 6, 2015 515
Which Type Of Gutter Guard Would Be Right For Your Home?
Cleaning out the gutters can be dirty work, but it has to be done — if you allow a large amount of leaves, twigs, bird droppings and all kinds of debris to accumulate and clog your gutters, you could discover one day that rainwater has backed up into your ceilings and walls, leaked to your basement, cracked your foundations, and caused the soil in your garden to wash away. Now those would be much bigger messes to clean up — not to mention more costly damages that would require you to shell out money you could have otherwise used on more pressing necessities.
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Zincalume Roofing ? Longer Lasting Shelter

March 6, 2015 448
   Zincalume Roofing ? Longer Lasting Shelter
It’s easy to assume what Zincalume consists of just from the name itself. Using the same hot dip process for making galvanised steel, the popular alloy-coated steel is formed from 43.5 percent zinc, 55 percent aluminium, and 1.5 percent silicon. This combination is bonded to a mild steel substrate and is considered an excellent type of coating, easily able to withstand harsh industrial, rural, and marine conditions. It is doubly protective, with the zinc doling out sacrificial cut edge protection, and the aluminium, barrier protection. Dealing effectively with these two elements allows Zincalume to provide exceptional anti-corrosion performance.
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Top 5 Reasons To Install Polycarbonate Roofing For Your Property

March 6, 2015 457
 Top 5 Reasons To Install Polycarbonate Roofing For Your Property

Every property instantly improves when features for outdoor living are added. These include a swimming pool with a deck and a porch where one can entertain friends and family. When your home offers such living amenities you not only reduce your expenses for leisure and fun but also, you could expect to have your property’s value go up.

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Maximising Your Outdoor Spaces With The Help Of Colorbond Sheets

March 6, 2015 410
Maximising Your Outdoor Spaces With The Help Of Colorbond Sheets
More and more homeowners today are looking into ways to create and make use of outdoor living spaces in their property. They know that outdoor living provides a number of significant benefits to improve your way and quality of life. Even the simplest patio or a small garden nook can host endless barbecue parties, provide play areas for your kids, and give you a place to de-stress. Moreover, real estate experts say that having an outdoor component can improve the value of your property. 
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WHAT IS A ROOF FLASHING?

March 26, 2015 430
WHAT IS A ROOF FLASHING?

Your home, along with its various parts, forms a protective barrier against the elements. However, water can undermine these elements, enter the structure, and even compromise the structural integrity of the building.

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Probing Into the Value Delivered By Colorbond Roofing

February 19, 2016 447
Probing Into the Value Delivered By Colorbond Roofing

Just like the charming accent that Aussies have, Australian homes and buildings appear to have something special about them as well. They are designed according to natural conditions, and most homes are made to blend harmoniously with the beautiful local landscape. Their roofing, in particular, contributes greatly to this desired effect.

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Design Considerations For The Installation Of Colorbond Flashing

March 27, 2015 693
Design Considerations For The Installation Of Colorbond Flashing

Roof flashings are strips of metal that are installed on the edges of roofs and walls. Without these, water can seep into your home, compromising its structural integrity and causing damage which translates to costly repairs. Flashings are installed in areas on the roof which have interruptions in the form of chimneys, vents, valleys and turns. Flashings provide a seal in these interruptions, preventing water penetration as well as lending an aesthetic appeal to the roof.

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Different Roofing Styles That Suit Corrugated Iron Roofing Materials and Other Materials

February 26, 2016 402
Different Roofing Styles That Suit Corrugated Iron Roofing Materials and Other Materials

The shape of a home's roof can do much to round out or accentuate the overall style of the entire property. When planning the construction of a new house, it's important for the owners to sit down with their architect, engineer and builders to determine a roofing style that would fit several different factors: the residents' style preferences, design regulations within the community, the environment and climate in the location, the availability of materials, and the functionality considerations for the structure.

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Rookie Roofing Materials Selection Mistakes

March 18, 2016 414
Rookie Roofing Materials Selection Mistakes

A lot of property owners commit rookie mistakes when it comes to roof material selection simply because it can be quite difficult to see the roof. As the old adage goes, out of sight, out of mind.

However, your choice of roofing material can affect your family's comfort and finances. Think of purchasing and installing the correct roofing material for your home as an investment. Simply put, you would like to get the best returns on your investment, speaking in terms of both function and aesthetics.

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How to Choose the Right Colour for Your New Colorbond Roofing Sheets

March 29, 2016 353
How to Choose the Right Colour for Your New Colorbond Roofing Sheets

When you want to invest in a new roof, the material’s colour would probably be one of the elements that you would least prioritise. You will tend to focus more on the roofing material’s durability, longevity, and its price. But if you really want to get the most out of this important investment, you have to factor in the roofing product’s potential effect on the overall appeal of your home as well.

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