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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  • Getting The Most Out of Your Roof Replacement Project

    29 December 2016

    You may consider a roof replacement when you feel your existing roof is reaching the end of its service life or perhaps you simply want to try a different roofing option. You need to be very careful in making any decisions related to your roof replacement project. Otherwise, you may end up spending a lot of money on a poorly installed roof. For this reason, here are a couple of factors that can make your project a success.

  • Damaged Shingles: 3 Benefits of Re-Roofing Your Home

    1 December 2016

    Over time, the shingles on your roof can become brittle, making them ineffective at insulating and protecting your home against the weather. When this occurs, it can cause leaks and your home may get too hot or too cold. You may think that your only option is to have the shingles torn off and replaced. However, you could instead have your home re-roofed. Re-roofing involves applying a new layer of shingles on top of the old shingles.

  • 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.