Ways to Maintain a Clean Roof and Why it’s Important

October 11, 2017 Uncategorized

Cost-Efficient Way to Maintain the Cleanliness of your Roof It is important to know how to keep your roof in tip-top shape. The extreme weather conditions in Newcastle expose your roof to the elements, so it is important for a home owner like you to exercise diligence in making sure that your roof is in […]

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Top Ten Ways for Saving Money on Roofing Restoration

September 25, 2017 Roof Restoration

Simple and Easy Roofing Tips to Save Money Whenever roofing is mentioned, it seems like simple enough a job for most people. It just involves ripping off the old roof and put the new one in place. This couldn’t be further from the truth, because not only is it a difficult project, but it can […]

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Goodbye, Clingy Moss: How to Remove Moss from Your Roof

September 11, 2017 Uncategorized

Green signifies a number of things. In the fairytale/fantasy world, it would represent a cottage deep within a tranquil forest, far away from evil’s clutches. In real life, and with the exception of green painted tiles, there is no other reason for a green roof except wide spread growth of the plant that is moss. […]

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Green Roof Technology – Amazing or Useless?

August 9, 2017 Roof

You’ve probably heard of countries like Singapore and China deciding to incorporate nature into their infrastructure, by growing various types of plants, grasses, vines and sometimes even trees – right on top of their buildings. So how good is this, actually? How well does it fit into the overall image of a city, based on […]

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Common Reasons Why Your Newcastle Roofing is Rotting

Roof rot is a serious problem. What makes it worse is that it is often invisible to the naked eye. Your roof could be rotting from the inside and no one would notice until the stability of your home or the health of your family was compromised. Moisture is the number one enemy of all […]

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How Easily Can A Roof Blow Away?

June 8, 2017 Roof Restoration

When Mother Nature is not in a good mood, storms happen! During storm season the news is filled with dozens of cases of houses losing their roofing or suffering any other damages. You might even start wondering just how easily this could happen to your own home. Well, we have all the answers for the […]

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Can your roof manage its own weight?

May 15, 2017 Roof

Roof collapse incidences are not uncommon in Australia. The reasons behind their occurrence vary from the quality of materials used for roofing, to the design, type of workmanship and the weather. What makes a good roofing structure? A roof should be able to fulfill two basic functions: Act as a climate barrier, and Carry its […]

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First time shopping for a roof? Here are some tips

April 15, 2017 Roof

The consequences of getting an unsuitable roof can be serious. It is no wonder that a number of first-time buyers balk at this prospect, and prefer to play little or no role in the process of choosing a new roof, leaving it entirely to tradesmen. Of course getting professional advice wise, but it is always […]

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Common Roof Support Problems

March 10, 2017 Roof Support Problems

To know what kind of roof support problems are most common, we should first find out where they originate. There are two main types of roof framing systems used worldwide by home-builders. These are rafters and trusses. Despite their popularity and advantages in architectural design, they cause more roof support problems than you might think. […]

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Different Types of Roofs

February 13, 2017 Types of Roofs

Know What’s Best For You The roof is not just a design feature; it is a requirement for every house for purposes of safety, health and aesthetics. If you’re constructing a new house or planning to move your family to a new one, the roof type is one of the main things you should think […]

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Painting in the Rain: The Lowdown

January 18, 2017 Painting in the Rain

Just as you have just finished washing your car, it rains. “I should wash my car more often”, you say.  “We need the rain – but I should have checked the weather forecast.” Well, folks, it also applies to that DIY or professional painting job in the interior and exterior of your home. Always check […]

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Protecting walls during rain

December 20, 2016 Wall protection

Walls form an important part of the overall façade of your house. There is a tendency, however, for home owners to neglect walls when compared to other aspects of the home. This is in spite of the fact that walls form the primary protection of the home.    Walls are exposed to the harshest vagaries […]

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Heat Gains – Ways to Combat the Rising Temperatures in our Homes

December 6, 2016 Heat Gains

So, we are heading for another hot summer and, yes, climate change is upon us.  How are we, as homeowners, going to cope with the inevitable increase in heat and yet maintain the lowering greenhouse gases – the quandary we face in the 21st century?  Just turn on the air conditioner you may well say […]

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New trends and fashion in roofing

November 15, 2016 Roofing trends

Architects recognise the roof as the fifth façade of a house. It enhances the beauty, colour, value and character of a house. You can ascribe over 30% of the overall look of a house’s façade to a roof. The selection of the roofing style, material and look is therefore critical to a house. In Australia […]

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Your all weather friend

November 1, 2016 Roof Restoration

When you think of a roof, you probably think tiles. Tiles are the most common roofing material in Australia, and indeed in the world, for many reasons apart from their durability. But did you know that the roofing designs have developed so much over the years that you now have multiple roofing solutions that compare […]

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To restore or to replace- that is the question

October 17, 2016 Roof Restoration

The decision to restore your roof or replace it altogether is never quite straight forward. In the rare cases that a roof is so far gone it cannot be restored, then the choice is made for you. But for every other roof condition, it is a tough decision to make, which hopefully can be partially, […]

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Can I Use Taubmans Roof Paint For Cement Tiles?

October 3, 2016 Roof Paints

When considering whether or not Taubmans roof paints can be used for your cement tiles, it is important to discuss your intentions with a painting professional.  There are a number of factors to take into consideration, depending on the nature of the cement tiles.  For example: Are they roof tiles?  If so, an important factor […]

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Choosing the Right Roof: What You Need to Know about Roof Types

September 23, 2016 Roof Types

Weather conditions and other external factors are important considerations for every homeowner choosing a roof material and design.  Since the roof is one of the most noticeable parts of your home, it is always best that you research some roof materials that can provide your home added protection without sacrificing aesthetics. Metal Roofing The rising […]

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What You Should Look For in a Roofing Contractor

September 9, 2016 Roofing Contractor

When you’re in the market for a new roof, you know how big the investment can be. The roof is the single most important aspect of your house, as it puts shelter over your head. Never take looking for a roofing contractor lightly; you don’t want to let just anyone handle the job. Here is […]

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What Material Options Should You Choose for your Roof?

August 26, 2016 Roofing Materials

We always say that one of the most important things in life is to have a roof over your head. But if you say that now, people might get confused. It’s a new world and there are now more types of roofing options and materials that anyone can buy to make their houses even stronger […]

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Why Roof Bedding and Re-bedding is Important

August 12, 2016 Roof Repair, Roof Restoration

Roof beddings are sand or cement-based layers of mortar that serve as coating on your roof before the ridge capping process is started or an additional layer is applied. Having said this, it’s important to know why it is essential to have roof beddings and how it affects your safety and the safety of your […]

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Roof Restoration vs. Roof Repair: When Should You Choose One Over The Other?

The roof of your house should always be a top concern. Not only is it an important aesthetic and physical aspect, but it also protects you and your family from the weather and other outside forces. To maintain your roof, you must do a regular physical inspection and cleaning. It is through this that you […]

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How to Address a Leaking Roof

July 15, 2016 Leaking Roof, Roof

A leaking roof in your home is a problem that should not be taken lightly. It is important to find out where the origin of the leak in order to address this problem. An easy way to spot a roof leak is to check your ceiling for water stains which can be described as marks […]

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Prevention is best: Clean Your Roof Before it’s Too Late

July 1, 2016 Uncategorized

Many people all over Australia spend thousands of dollars to replace a deteriorated roof when they could have prevented this unnecessary expenses just by regularly cleaning their roof. Thus, it’s a good practice to always clean your roof or have them cleaned by a professional. This will help prevent mould from building up in your […]

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What You Need To Know About Cleaning A Roof

June 17, 2016 Roof

Do you have algae, lichen, or moss on your roof or siding? Not only is it an ugly eyesore, but it can potentially damage and reduce the life of your roof.  Roof maintenance and repair is an important part of home maintenance, but is often overlooked until big problems develop. If you regularly clean your […]

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How to Clean a Roof?

June 3, 2016 Roof

Did a bushfire recently happen in an area near you? Then, chances are that your gutter is full of dead leaves, which could be a fire hazard if not promptly removed. Or perhaps your roof is starting to accumulate algae or is getting badly stained with mould. Cleaning is important to maintain your roof in […]

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