Weathering The Storm

The force of a cyclone is classified according to its strength. The weakest is Category 1 and the strongest is Category 5. Categories 1 and 2 can cause a fair amount of damage, but when Category 3 or higher strikes, that is when homeowners have cause to worry. Luckily, these damaging storms do not travel

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Choosing The Right Roof For Your Home

It’s important to choose the right type of roofing if you are building or renovating a home. You will need to take some important factors into consideration and make practical decisions to come to a wise conclusion when choosing. One of the deciding factors will be where you live. Weather such as excessive heat or

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Roofing Dilemma – Tiles or Metal Roofing?

If it is time to add a new roof or replace an old one, you need to seriously consider what roofing materials you will use. If you thought that your only option was tiles, you were wrong. A newer alternative to roof tiles is Colorbond metallic roof sheets. There are, of course, advantages and disadvantages

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Maintenance is the Key to Longevity

Metal roofing has come a long way since the old-fashioned corrugated iron sheets. You have probably seen the effects of long-term exposure to weather on corrugated iron and might not consider it a viable option when it comes to roofing. In truth, many people feel that tiles are better in the long run. The fact

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A Cool Way to Stay Cool

The green revolution that is sweeping the planet is seeing a number of people trying to reduce their carbon footprint. One of the worst culprits when it comes to energy consumption is your heating and cooling system. Air-conditioners and heaters guzzle electricity as if there is no tomorrow but, in a country that gets as

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A Nail in Time Saves Nine

We all remember those TV programs growing up where a leaking roof was treated as a device for comedy – the unfortunate whose roof was leaking would just get a bucket under one leak to find that the roof was leaking elsewhere as well. Eventually he or she would just give up and either get

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Why You Should Hire a Contractor to Repoint Your Roof Tiles

Due to a harsh climate, roofing Sydney takes a serious beating all day, every day. And when the roofing tiles start to crack and break, these tiles start failing to protect your roof, and therefore your home, from the elements. So this one type of maintenance you do not want to let slide. Repointing roof

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