What is a Roof Truss?

September 11, 2018 Roof parts

A structural framework designed to provide support and strength to a roof, a truss is essential as the roof’s frame. They bridge the space above rooms and occur at regular intervals, held by longitudinal posts for support. Basically, they are triangular wooden structures designed to keep the integrity of a roof. You can usually find […]

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Should Century-old Homes have Roof Restoration?

August 12, 2018 Roof Restoration

One of our biggest considerations in choosing roofing materials is durability. This is why long-lasting roofs made out of clay or slate are the ones you would normally encounter in really old buildings and houses. However, no matter how sturdy these materials are, there comes a time where a few fixes here and there become […]

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5 Tips in Preventing Roof Coating Problems

July 23, 2018 Roof coating

High-quality roofing is an investment and is important for the protection of your home. Constant exposure to environmental elements can inadvertently degrade its quality, which can become a source of damage. To avoid that, it is recommended that a coating be applied to increase the lifespan of your roof. This is because it acts as […]

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Best Tips When Cleaning Your Roof

June 16, 2018 Roof maintenance

Cleaning the roof of your house may sound like a tedious task. It’s not really the type of chore you want to be doing on a sunny Saturday morning. Nonetheless, it’s something that must be done regularly to maintain your home. Don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips that can help you […]

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All Ears, Homeowners: Top Roof Problems That Can Affect Your Home

May 26, 2018 Roof Support Problems

All over Australia, homeowners face a number of problems with their roofs as the seasons change. A large number of problems are brought about by constant weather changes, with factors such as poor workmanship and poor management causing others. Most are not detected early and as such, lead to bigger situations that are more expensive […]

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Why You Should Leave Metal Roof Painting to Professionals?

April 21, 2018 Metal Roof Painting

There are many reasons to get your roof painted. How you go about coating or re-painting your roof will vary depending on the materials involved. Metal roofs are known for their practical qualities as they are relatively affordable and easier to maintain. However, painting metal roofs remains one of the most challenging roofing tasks, making […]

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Tips for Picking the Right Roof Shape for You

March 15, 2018 Roofing tips

Picking the right roof shape for your house depends on a lot of factors. The number of rooms you need, the budget you’re working with, and the weather in your city are just some of the things you need to consider when choosing a roof style. The most common characteristic of all roofs is a […]

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Why it’s Time to Have Gutter Guards Installed in Your Roof

March 8, 2018 Gutter Guards

Cleaning your roof gutters can be a taxing job considering how unsafe it can be. It becomes doubly difficult when debris has accumulated and caused damage to your gutters. For this reason, many homeowners have employed the services of roofing experts for gutter guard installation. Here at Amazing Roof Restorations, we provide you with the best solutions […]

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Kinds of Roof Ventilation in Newcastle

February 28, 2018 Roof ventilation

Roof ventilation is designed to do two things: remove hot air during the summer and remove moisture during the winter. It is crucial to keep your attic well-ventilated to preserve the integrity of your roof. When it gets hot in the summer, your air-conditioning system works double time. Roof vents can help cool down your […]

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Roof Restoration and Maintenance Tips for the Rainy Season

February 25, 2018 Roof Restoration

Many homeowners report unexpected leaks every year during rainfall periods. This generally occurs due to neglecting something you believe to be working properly, such as your roof. Studies show that this is one of the least tended spots in almost every household, the consequences of which can be devastating to the ceiling and upper walls, electrical installations, […]

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Importance of Having Properly Installed and Maintained Gutters

February 22, 2018 Maintenance tips

Gutters are an integral part of your home’s well- being. They funnel water off the roof and away from your home, protecting your siding, windows, doors, walls, foundations, and landscape from water damage. In most cases, gutters collect debris such as leaves which may accumulate over at the passing of time. However, there comes a point […]

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What is Roof Flashing?

February 17, 2018 Roof flashing

One important service that Newcastle roofers provide is roof flashing. It’s a vital element of the roofing system that is often overlooked until serious leaks happen. No matter what type of sealant you use or how many layers of it you apply, it will eventually crack over time and let moisture in. Roof flashing, therefore, […]

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Salt – Good on Food but Not On Walls

February 12, 2018 Wall protection

Too much salt on food is not good for you – and the same applies to walls.  Ever spilt some red wine onto your table cloth and grabbed for the salt cellar to stop the stain setting in?  The salt sucks up the wine because it is a hygroscopic element – a substance that absorbs moisture. […]

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How Long Does a Roof Restoration Take?

January 11, 2018 Roof Restoration

Roof restoration has long been considered as a wise investment for keeping a home safe and secure. The roof your home should be able to withstand the test of various weather conditions. But as with anything, the roof has a life cycle. A few years after it reaches its prime, it becomes susceptible to many […]

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Sure fire Ways To Achieve a Successful Roof Repairing Project

December 11, 2017 Roof Repair, Roof Restoration

Sometimes weather can cause a hole in your roof when the general structure of your roof deteriorates. You may want to finally pick the phone and call a roof restoration service. Most of these services are highly professional and will do the job for you, so check out the internet for the best ones in […]

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Qualities to look for in a roof painter

November 13, 2017 Uncategorized

Roofs are meant to protect you, your family, and your hard-earned assets from the hazards of the environment. But while protecting you and your home from being exposed to external elements, it is important to also maintain the aesthetics. Enter your trusty roof painter, but are you sure that he knows his job well? When […]

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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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