Keeping a roof over your head

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»

Different Roofing Materials You Can Choose From

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When it comes to selecting roofing materials, either for roof restoration or new construction of a home, it is not simply about opting for the cheapest one you come across. Since there is an array of options to choose from, your choice will be dependent on your budget, prevalent weather in your locality, personal preferences, durability of the materials and more. You may also have to consider whether the material can be supported by your roofing frame or not, as some of these materials can be quite heavy. Read More»

Different Reasons Why You May Require Re Roofing

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For most homeowners, the prospect of re roofing is enough to fill them with dread. Not only does this type of project take some time to complete, but it also can cost a pretty penny. However, it is essential to note that in some instances simple roof repairs may not suffice. They could end up just acting as a stopgap as the larger underlying problems keep being exacerbated. Here are some of the different reasons why you may need to consider re roofing in its entirety. Read More»

Some Surprising Benefits of a Roof Restoration Job

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A roof restoration job involves putting a coating over your existing roof when the shingles or metal sheets are not in good repair or when there are holes and leaks, as opposed to removing these pieces and installing a new roof. This coating is usually applied with rollers and your roofer may offer you a variety of coating options, including different colors. Note a few benefits of a roof restoration job versus an entirely new roof altogether. Read More»