Sky High: Repairing and Restoring Your Roof
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Sky High: Repairing and Restoring Your Roof

Welcome to my blog, my name is Daisy. A few years ago, my husband and I purchased an old house which required a lot of work. We spent many weeks gutting the place and installing new flooring, painting the walls and clearing the garage space of junk. However, my favourite part of renovating the house was the roof. I loved climbing onto the roof to inspect the tiles, removing and recycling the broken ones and replacing the gaps with new tiles. I also learnt how to waterproof and maintain our roof so that we can avoid problems in the future. I started this blog to help others who are interested in carrying out restoration or repair work on the roof of their home.

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  • How to Prepare a Metal Roof for Painting

    1 December 2016

    Galvanised metal roofs have been consistently popular in Australia for a century or more, making them more common here than they are in other parts of the world (in the UK, for example, they're practically unheard of on a domestic property). If your home has a roof like this, you might have wondered what you can do to decorate it—and there's so much conflicting information out there that it's no wonder you're a little confused!

  • Metal Roof Repairs: Glaring Signs You Need Them

    30 November 2016

    Metal roofing has always been a popular option for homeowners for an array of reasons. Primarily, metal roofing is quite hardy as well as durable. Therefore, you can be assured that your roofing will last you for a significant amount of time. Secondly, metal roofing is attractive as it is available in an assortment of colours and designs, ensuring that you will find metal roofing that will complement the kerb appeal of your residence.

  • Installing a Metal Roof on a Small House: Materials You Will Need

    28 November 2016

    A metal roof is durable and lightweight, which makes it ideal for a small house. However, if you are planning on installing a metal roof on your small house, you will need to invest in a few other materials before you begin work. Below is a guide to what you will need. Insulation Insulation performs two important jobs: it will make your home more energy efficient and will also help to prevent external noise from penetrating your property.

  • Three Areas o Your Metal Roof to Check Before Summer Storms

    28 November 2016

    Queensland often experiences severe summer storms, and this year will be no different. The Insurance Council of Australia expects that a higher than average risk of cyclones will leave many properties damaged. As a new homeowner, it is important you check your metal roofing before the storms arrive. When metal roofing sheets get free during storms, they are a lethal flying projectile. There are three areas to check once you get on top of your roof to do the inspection.

  • What's It Like To Have A Flat Commercial Roof?

    18 January 2016

    There are a number of different roof types that can be installed on a commercial building. The choice between the different types of roofing systems is often based on a combination of factors. These include the upfront costs of commercial roof installation and the various benefits associated with each type of roofing system. This article discusses the good and bad side of flat roofing systems on commercial buildings, for the benefit of business owners looking undertake the installation of one such roofing system.