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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Sky High: Repairing and Restoring Your Roof

  • 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.

  • Often Overlooked Signs That Your Home Needs Roof Repair

    10 December 2015

    It's not unusual for homeowners to wait until their roof actually collapses or develops a gaping hole to think about having it repaired. Roof repairs can be expensive, and if the roof seems to be holding up, many homeowners assume it's fine or that they can put off repairs for another year. In truth, avoiding repairs can actually make a problem worse and cause you to need much more expensive repairs down the road.

  • Benefits of Prefabricated Roof Trusses

    9 October 2015

    Using timber roof trusses, typically comprising a post and a beam, is a technique used in timber construction to create the frame that offers structural support for your building. It should be noted that timber roof trusses are not a new method in construction. This technique has been around for centuries, since wood has always been a readily available material. In addition, it is one of the easiest materials to use in construction.