Tom Rivera

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 …

Top Considerations for Picking the Correct Tile Roof for Your Home

4 March 2021
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Time to finally replace your current residential roof? If you're looking to install a new roof that's ultimate in customizability, look no further than a tile roof. Roof tiles come in a huge selection of materials that vary in weight, durability, appearance, and price, so you can find a roof that best suits your needs and budget. But with so many tile roofing options available, you may struggle to choose the right one for your roof replacement. Read More …

Ways a Metal Roof Will Enhance Your Home

15 December 2020
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No matter what your current roof is, you can update your home with a new metal roof to create a gorgeous curb view and facade. Consider the following ways a metal roof will enhance your home. Colour Options Metal offers a wide colour variety, including lights and darks and cool and warm tones. Colorbond, one form of metal roofing, covers their corrugated sheets in nature-inspired hues such as dusky blue-grey that hint at slate cliffs, and beige roofs that mimic sand hues. Read More …

4 Benefits of Installing Skylights in Your Home

15 September 2020
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Are you thinking of installing a skylight? Skylights have one primary role, which is to increase the amount of natural light in a room. In addition to helping you lead a healthier life, they also make a room look great and more spacious. Installing a skylight in your home will give you several practical benefits. From allowing penetration of vitamin D to a reduction of the amount of artificial energy used, you won't regret installing a skylight. Read More …

Popular Types of Materials to Consider When Buying New Gutters

7 July 2020
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Your gutters are an essential part of your roofing system. They help defend your home against wind, rain, ice, and other forms of severe weather conditions. They gather any precipitation from your roof to protect the entire roofing system and foundation. As such, it is crucial to ensure that the gutters are in excellent shape. Gutter replacement should also be done as soon as you notice that the gutters are damaged and can't be repaired. Read More …

About Me
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.