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Are There Any Disadvantages to a Metal Roof?

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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

Choosing Exposed Trusses: 3 Things to Consider

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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

Two ways to keep your roof in excellent condition

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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

What You Might Mistakenly Think About Fibre Cement

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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