Roofing articles

Choosing A Roofing Contractor - What To Look For

 

Date: 21st June 2013

 

When you need to replace your roof, or when you're building a new house, choosing the correct roofing contractor can cause a lot of stress. Have they worked with my chosen roofing material? Will they do a good job? What happens if they mess up? These are all questions that you'll likely ask yourself again and again. But deciding on a contractor doesn't have to be hard. By following this simple guide you can ensure you get the best people for the job the first time with minimal hassle.... read more >

 

Roofing Repairs - Why It Is Not A DIY Job

Date: 6th June 2013

If your roof starts to leak, you may think it's time to get up there and fix it yourself. This is not a good idea. Even without the dangers of being up on your roof, roofing repairs are nearly always tricky and expensive, especially if you don't know what you're doing. It's best to leave it to the professionals, so you don't make a mistake that you'll regret later on..... read more >

 

Roof Restoration - What You Need To Know

 

Date: 7th June 2013

 

When your roof begins to wear down you may have to face the cost of a full replacement. This is one of the most expensive updates you can make to your home, but if you keep up with any repairs and restore your roof, you can extend its life considerably and prolong the inevitability of the heftily priced replacement..... read more >

 

 

Concrete Roof Tiles - A Brief History 

 

Date: 8th June 2013

 

Tiles have been used to cover roofs for over 5,000 years but it is only relatively recently that concrete roof tiles have come into the market. Their history comes from around the world, starting in Bavaria in the 19th century. Some roofs made in this time still stand, giving unquestionable proof of the longevity of a concrete tiled roof.... read more >

 

 

The Benefits of Concrete Roof Tiles

 

Date: 29th May 2013

 

Tiles give a distinct appeal and uniqueness to homes. They are fire safe, durable and long lasting. They allow better circulation of air than other roofing materials above and below the tiles, and as such can release heat energy better.…read more >

 

 

When Do You Know You Need A Tile Roof Replacement?

 

Date: 14th March 2013

 

If you have found a leak, it is sensible to order a roof repair. Some leaks can be caused from cracked tiles, dislodged tiles or missing mortar. They can also be caused from faulty flashings and can actually be simple and permanent to repair. But when your ceiling leaks are patched up and then keep coming, and/or your roof looks fairly 'had it'... this is the time to consider tile roof replacement.…read more >

 

 

5 Tips for Successful Roof Renovation

 

 

Date: 13th March 2013 

 

Many people overlook the structure that's keeping their home and possessions dry... until it is a matter of urgency. So we've compiled 5 tips on getting a roof renovation that lasts for years, to save you money and stress in the long run…read more >

 

 

Tile Roof Maintenance You Can Do Yourself

 

Date: 12th March 2013

 

If you're the owner of a home with a tile roof, then fortunately there is some tile roof maintenance you can do yourself, thus saving on professional roof work costs.…read more >

 

 

DIY Roof Repairs or Order in the Roofing Professionals?

 

Date: 21st February 2013

 

The biggest concern when contemplating do-it-yourself roof repairs is your safety. Many an amateur roof fixer has leaned too far, causing their ladder to slide. Others lose their balance and fall off the roof, often a great height. There is a possibility that you will cause more damage by walking over your tiles and cracking more!…read more >

 

 

Extend the Lifetime of Your Tile Roofing - here's how

 

Date: 2nd February 2013

 

Extending the lifetime of your tile roofing can safe you thousands of dollars and Roofing Works (2010) Ltd have the knowledge and experience to show you how.…read more >

 

 

Why Reroof Your Home With Concrete or Clay Roof Tiles

 

Date: 1st February 2013

 

Are you considering reroofing your house?  Then consider the benefits of strong, durable concrete or clay tiles laid by Roofing Works (2010) Ltd, the reroofing specialists.…read more >

 

 

Reroofing Costs - What You Need to Consider

 

Date: 30th January 2013

 

Every long-term homeowner will at some point, be faced with the need to reroof their residence.  Usually this is due to the roof being beyond repair but can also be because the owner wants to improve the appearance and value of their home.  This is particularly important if you are about to sell.…read more >