Tom Rivera

Gutter Replacement Tips: How Big Should Your New Gutters Be?

31 May 2018
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When installing new guttering for your roofing system, one of the issues that will concern you is what size to choose. This is especially true if you feel like the reason your old gutters got worn or damaged was due to their small size. So how do you determine the ideal size for your new gutters? What factors come into play when determining the best gutter size that will effectively drain water from the roof and away from your foundation? Read More …

Three Central Guidelines for Safe Asbestos Roof Removal

21 March 2018
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There are multiple options for managing an asbestos residential roof. The most inexpensive processes to consider for your home are repair and refurbishment. In general, asbestos is a dangerous material, but it does not cause harm as long as the particles do not become airborne. Therefore, if you have an asbestos roof, you can repair damaged sections of the roof and seal the hazardous mineral by over-cladding and coating it. However, if you want to resolve the problem permanently, you will need to remove and replace the roofing. Read More …

What Homeowners Need to Know About Gutters

21 March 2018
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Gutters are probably no one's favourite topic of conversation, but if you own a home, you need to understand the importance of quality gutters and of how to keep them properly maintained. Gutters are actually a part of your home's roof, so a roofer can answer any questions about your home's gutters in particular, but note some commonly asked questions about gutters in general, so you know how to keep yours in good repair. Read More …

Answering Your Questions About Fibre Cement Siding

19 March 2018
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When you think of cement, you may not assume that it would work as a home building material; however, fibre cement is a very popular option for home siding. It may be the best choice for your home, either for new construction or for when you need current siding replaced. While your contractor or builder may give you very detailed information about your various options for siding materials, note a few questions you might have about fibre cement siding, and this will help you to make the right choice for your home's exterior materials. Read More …

Two tips for those who are having their roofs replaced

16 March 2018
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If you have arranged for a roofing contractor to replace your roof, here are two tips that you might find useful.  De-clutter before your roofing contractor arrives A day or two before your roofing contractor is due to begin the roof replacement process, you should spend a few hours removing items from the areas of your home where he or she will be working. These areas may include the loft and the garden, as well as the sections of your patio which are located next to the edges of the roof (as this is where the contractor will set up the scaffolding). 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.