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Sheet Metal Fabrication Tips

8 June 2022
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Do you have an upcoming fabrication project? It could be you intend to make a household fixture, automotive part, or a trailer. Proper planning goes a long way in ensuring the success of your fabrication project. Continue reading this article for some sheet metal fabrication tips.  Choose the Right Material  Your fabrication needs and the equipment you intend to make will determine a suitable material. Typically, there is a wide range of sheet metals to use, ranging from carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium, brass or copper. Read More …

Terracotta Roof Tile Cleaning: A Guide

17 January 2022
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This blog provides a step-by-step guide to how a roofing contractor may clean terracotta roof tiles. Read on to discover more! 1) Assessing the condition of the roof The first thing the contractor will do is assess the roof's condition and the terracotta tiles. Doing so will allow the contractor to determine the potential cause of whatever problem they may be facing. The roof tiles are inspected by tapping them with a rubber hammer to avoid causing damage. Read More …

What to Look into Before Starting Your Residential Roof Replacement

28 September 2021
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Is it time to replace your residential roof? If you have seen the signs that your home's current roof is nearing the end of its service life, it's recommended you start planning for a roof replacement early on. This way, you'll have adequate time to research your roofing options and choose the right one for your needs and budget. Before you can start looking at the roofing options available to you, there are certain critical factors that you should think through. Read More …

2 Roofing Materials That Are Suitable For A Solar-Powered Home

29 July 2021
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As climate change becomes an ever more pressing concern, homeowners across Australia are making big changes to try and minimise the energy consumption and carbon footprints of their homes. Installing roof-mounted solar panels that generate electricity and hot water can be an excellent and highly effective way to make your home more eco-friendly. However, if your home needs a replacement roof before solar panels can be installed, or if you wish to install solar panels on a custom-built home, you should choose roofing materials that are compatible with solar panels. Read More …

Downpipe Installation Tips to Improve Rainwater Drainage From Your Roof

10 May 2021
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Downpipes are an essential part of your gutter system. They collect rainwater from the gutters and direct it away from the building. Downpipes should carry rainwater away as fast as possible to prevent backflow. Therefore, they can determine the efficiency of your roof's drainage system. As you buy and install them, have the tips below in mind. Choose a quality material The material you choose determines the durability of the downpipes. Read More …

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Rosa's Roofing Advice

Writing about roofing may not seem like a very exciting thing to be doing but I love it. That is why I have started this blog. I'm Rosa and this is my roofing blog. I first became interested in roofing when I called in a team of contractors to assess the roof space on my property. There had been a very strong tropical storm a few days before which had damaged the roof tiles. The contractors were great and provided me with lots of really useful information. They carried out a repair job and gave me lots of really good advice.

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