Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Repairing Your Roof

19 February 2024
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A leaky roof is never a good sign, but many homeowners choose to ignore it or put off repairing it until the last minute. This can be a costly mistake in the long run. Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home, protecting it from the elements and ensuring that your family stays safe and dry. This post will explore why you shouldn't put off repairing your roof and the consequences that can occur if you do. Read More …

Why Metal Roofs Are Energy-Efficient: A Sustainable Choice for Your Home

21 August 2023
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When it comes to roofing materials, metal is emerging as a popular choice among homeowners. Not only does it offer durability and longevity, but it's also recognised for its energy efficiency. This blog post will delve into the reasons why metal roofs are energy-efficient and how they can contribute to a more sustainable home. Superior Reflectivity A key factor that makes metal roofs energy efficient is their superior reflectivity. Unlike traditional asphalt shingles, which absorb a significant portion of the sun's heat, metal roofs reflect solar radiation. Read More …

Installing Skylights? How The Right Placement Can Make Them More Beneficial

9 December 2022
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If you've decided to update your home this summer, now's the time to add skylights to your list of improvements. Skylights are a great way to add form and function to your home. One of the great things about skylights is that they can add something to every room in the house. If you're not sure how to get the most enjoyment from your new skylights, read the list provided below. Read More …

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 …

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.