New roof installations are always exciting. With a firm structure in place, you'll experience fewer leaks and your home will remain warmer during cold weather. But, how do you make sure your metal roofing lasts longer so you can keep enjoying the benefits? Keep an eye out for storm damage Avoiding storm damage isn't always easy, and if those winds reach more than 50 MPH you may encounter problems. Throw hailstones into the mix and you may have a recipe for disaster.
18 September 2017
House frames serve to offer support to other components of a house such as plumbing and the exterior. Without a frame, a house is not strong and cannot last. Roofing trusses form the upper part of a house frame and are meant to ensure that the roof is adequately supported. A roof truss supplier should be able to recommend the most favourable truss for the specific design of your house and the type of roofing you plan on installing.
16 September 2017
If you are developing a strata property, you must choose the right construction materials for optimal longevity and performance. One of the most important structures that you must think about extensively during the planning process is the roof. This component will determine the durability of the building, its aesthetic appeal and general maintenance requirements. If you are looking for a modern roof with excellent performance characteristics, you should consider using flat roofing.
11 September 2017
The roof is one of the structures in your home that is designed for longevity and durability. But, the fact of the matter is that the roof is also the most exposed to the elements. Therefore, it is inevitable that your roof will spring a leak at some point in the future. What some individuals may not realise though is that they could be posing an unnecessary risk of roof leaks occurring simply by not observing the right care and maintenance for their structure.
6 September 2017
Any building material you choose for your home will need eventual repairs and replacement, and this includes the materials you choose for the roof. While a metal roof is typically considered one of the strongest and most durable of options, it may eventually suffer some damage, or need replacing for a variety of reasons. However, since this is also true of any material you choose for the roof, note how the durability of a metal roof and its longevity stack up against other roofing materials, so you can determine if this is the right choice for your home.
29 August 2017
If you are in the process of constructing a new home, you will need to think about the type of roof trusses you wish to incorporate. Traditionally, timber trusses were used primarily in purely functional ways. The function of a truss is to support the walls and roof of your property. However, modern interior design trends will often incorporate exposed timber trusses as part of the overall aesthetics of a home.
28 August 2017
Whilst no roof can last forever, there are steps that you can take to extend your roof's lifespan. Here are two things that should help to keep it in excellent condition for many years to come. Look after your gutters during the autumn and winter seasons It's crucial to take good care of your guttering throughout the autumn and winter seasons. During the autumn months, guttering can become clogged up with leaves that have fallen from nearby trees, often to the point where the damp leaves begin to overflow onto the roof shingles.
28 August 2017
Fibre cement is a type of material that is used for exterior cladding or siding of your home. It's tough and durable, and a great choice for any residential home, no matter the style of the home or the area in which you live. If you need to choose an exterior material for siding or for cladding, note a few misconceptions you might have about this material or its use, so you can make the best decision about materials for your home's construction or needed upgrades.
24 August 2017