Keeping a roof over your head

The Dos and Don'ts of Cleaning Your Roof

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Your roof needs to be cleaned routinely to prevent damage and help keep your roofing materials in good condition. With the following dos and don’ts of cleaning the roof, it will be in excellent condition and you can get it cleaned safely and effectively. Dos: Clean algae - One of the most important things to clean from your roof is algae. You might think it is only for aesthetic purposes, but algae can also damage the shingles and other roofing materials. Read More»

Important Facts about Roof Repair

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Roof damage can be a major hassle for any homeowner. When the roof is damaged, it can cause leaks that can damage the interior of your home. With damages to other parts of the house, you may be able to take your time in getting it repaired. With the roof, however, you will probably be forced to get it repaired immediately depending on the extent of damage. Read this article to learn more about roof repair. Read More»

3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Thatched Roof

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For many home owners, switching out a conventional roof for a thatched straw roof is very desirable. And, indeed, there are many advantages to having a thatched roof — hence why thatched roofs have been constructed for centuries. They can give an old world look to your home that blends in perfectly with rural surroundings. And thatched roofs are also naturally insulating so they will keep you warm in the wintertime and cool in the summer. Read More»

Roofing Medium Options - A Buyer's Guide

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Having your home re-roofed is a major undertaking and expense, so it’s crucial that you make the right choice in roofing materials.  There’s certainly plenty of choice; here’s a buyer’s guide give you an idea of what’s out there. Asphalt shingles Asphalt shingles are a popular traditional roofing medium.  They’re made from paper fibre mat or fibreglass impregnated with asphalt and given a mineral granule coating.  Their construction makes them cold, moisture and wind resistant. Read More»

Installation Benefits Of Prefabricated Timber Roofing Trusses

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One of the key benefits of using roofing trusses for your property build is that you do not have to handle their construction at all. Trusses can be measured and constructed in prefab designs by a roof truss manufacturer. Apart from easing your construction workload, prefabricated roofing trusses also bear some great advantages when it comes to installation. Read on to see what they are. No space limitations One of the limitations during a build is space. Read More»