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

  • 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.

  • Polycarbonate Roofing for Your Patio Roof

    8 October 2015

    One of the most common thermoplastics used in both commercial and residential roofing is polycarbonate roofing. You can recognise these from some greenhouses, roof skylights and some car-sheds. Polycarbonate roofing comes in both transparent and opaque shades. For your patios, polycarbonate roofing may just be the detail that adds that edge to your overall home design. Polycarbonate roofing looks stylish and is also favorable for the outdoor environment. Beyond this, there are more reasons why you should consider this roofing material specifically for your patio roof.