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Should You Add Insulation to Metal Roofs?

December 7, 2017

Whether you are running your air conditioner or furnace, having a leaky roof can be incredibly damaging to your energy efficiency and consumption. There are many ways to combat energy loss, especially in the winter, and the majority of these solutions start with addressing your roof. Today our focus is going to be on metal roofs in particular and how the addition of insulation can make a big difference on not just your comfort but your energy bill as well.

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Roof Raising and Lifting Services in Sydney

December 1, 2017

Buying a home or maintaining a piece of commercial real estate can be a headache. That headache can be compounded by tough decisions when it comes to the state of your roof. Whether you need to install new roofing tiles or even raise the entire roof, you are going to need a professional company to help you out.

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Fall Protection System: Installation of Roof Safety Anchors

November 8, 2017

When working on a roofing project workers will typically be sent into some pretty precarious situations. Whether you are working on a residential building or a large commercial property, safety should always remain paramount in the operation. Part of remaining safe is having a fall protection system in place.

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Why are Corrugated Metal Roofs Viable for Industrial and Commercial Use?

November 1, 2017

Companies are always looking to get an extra edge in areas that can improve their businesses. Some look to more efficient workspace solutions and others try to master the art of fine tuning their utility usage. However, many companies never stop to consider what they roof their buildings with.

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Lysaght Long Length Commercial and Industrial Roofing Solutions

October 16, 2017

Do you run your own business? Do you own a warehouse or some other larger commercial building? Well, if you do then you've probably already gotten used to the idea that maintenance falls on you. You have to keep your company in great shape both inside of the building and outside of it.

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Things to Consider When Designing a Roof Drainage System

October 9, 2017

A house is like a machine, each part needs to be functional in order for the whole system to work appropriately. Today we are to set our eyes upward and toward our roof where we will focus on the draining system. A roof drain system is designed with the primary goal of efficiently removing water from your roof and putting it where it needs to go. Without a proper roof drainage system you could end up with a litany of problems.

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Common Roof Support Problems

September 28, 2017

Take a drive out in the country one afternoon and you'll eventually run into houses that look like they are literally falling apart and sinking into the earth. No, there aren't sinkholes littering your area but there ARE construction problems. One of the most consistent issues that dilapidating homes run into is the issue of roof support. Poorly constructed homes with deteriorating structures tend to start caving in.

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Rust on Your Roof and How Should You Deal with It?

September 7, 2017

There are many advantages of corrugated roofing, mainly because it is lightweight and flexible. Compared to other roofing materials, metal roofing can be installed quickly and is the perfect roofing system for roofs with a slope, to help usher away rainwater quickly. Metal roofing is also less expensive than asphalt, clay, and cement tile roofs, which is just another reason why many property owners in Australia prefer this type of roofing option.

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Benefits of Roof Leaking Audit for Businesses

August 25, 2017

Roof leaks can lead to expensive repairs when business owners do not detect them early enough to prevent major internal damage. With trying to compete in a fierce commercial climate, it is easy for companies to concentrate on the day-to-day operations without considering the condition of their buildings until an issue occurs such as water damage from a leak in the roof.

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma Facts: Why Should Your Asbestos Be Removed?

August 8, 2017

Asbestos once was a vital element in the majority of building projects from commercial to domestic structures in various sections of them, including the roofs. We now know that exposure to this element can be dangerous to your health. Inhaling the particles that come off asbestos can cause Mesothelioma. In its benign state, it is a non-cancerous tumour, but in its malignant form, it is a severe type of rare cancer.

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Recyclability of Metal Roofs

July 24, 2017

Today, property owners are in search of durable roofing choices that also are eco-friendly in nature. Metal roofs are one of the top options for this and are in high demand at present. The reason that they are environmentally friendly is the fact that they contain a high percentage of recycled steel and at the end of their lifespan, they are 100-percent recyclable. This fact is what we will discuss at length in this information.

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Sheet Metal Systems for Roofing: Why a Durable Paint System Is Needed

July 11, 2017

Sheet metal systems for roofing create a long-lasting roof option for many types of structures across this country today. Owners of this type of roof must realise the importance of a durable paint system, though, before selecting or altering the original colour of the sheet metal systems to ensure optimal results. If they do not, the roofs can turn into an unsightly mess in short order and destroy the attractiveness of the roof and at times, its functionality.

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Environmental Benefits of Metal Roofing

June 23, 2017

Since companies have a greater understanding of their impact on the environment today, they are now searching for eco-friendly elements to add to their buildings. The fact that metal roofing is among these elements surprises many property owners until they install it on their own structures. Once you read our information here, this fact will not shock you at all.

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Common Causes of Gutter and Downpipe Damage

June 14, 2017

Rarely do property owners and managers consider the condition of their gutter and downpipes, unless these become clogged or damaged in some way. While gutters and downpipes are designed, constructed, and installed to last for many years – up to 30 years, it is not uncommon that they become damage from time to time, for various reasons.

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Common Causes of Metal Roof Damage

May 18, 2017

Even though metal roofs are attractive, highly durable, long lasting and fire resistant, these roofs are not impervious to periodic damage. To maintain your metal roof in the right manner, you need to be aware of the common causes for this damage. Below, we provide a list of these causes in further detail.

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What Makes COLORBOND® Roofing a Popular Choice?

May 8, 2017

In Australia, buildings need to face a wide range of weather conditions, and for this reason, their roofs need to be durable, energy efficient and easy to maintain. Today, one popular choice for this type of roof is COLORBOND® steel roofing since it offers you numerous benefits that range from its colour assortment to the fact that it is easy to maintain.

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Benefits of Guttering and Downpipe Installation

April 26, 2017

It’s true, most property owners never consider their gutter system until they need too, which is often when water is overflowing from their gutter because of a clogged downpipe. While maintaining a home’s gutter and downpipe is important, there are times when these need to be repaired or replaced, or, an additional downpipe needs to be installed.

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Commercial and Industrial Leaking Roofs Must Not Be Taken for Granted

April 10, 2017

Unlike residential buildings, commercial and industrial roofs come in all shapes and sizes, and there are even open warehouse and storage structures too that are very similar in design to a typical car garage, but much larger. While leaks in a residential roof are a major concern for home owners, commercial and industrial leaking roofs must not be taken for granted either, for obvious reasons.

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Corrugated Metal Roofs as a Viable Option for Homes

March 24, 2017

Corrugated metal roofs are nothing new, in fact, these have been around for well over a hundred years protecting all types of structures in agricultural, industrial, and commercial industries, as well as residential buildings. While some people may recall visions of an old barn or farm house, when mentioning U-shaped steel roof paneling, today’s modern corrugated metal roofing is not like those earlier days, when corrugated metal panels were just painted, non-coated, bare steel sheets.

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Should Roofing Underlayments Be Used in Metal Roofing?

March 9, 2017

Roofing underlayments are aspect of roofing that not everybody hears about often. These typically are hardly mentioned accessories that are often absent in most modern roofing varieties, mainly due to the fact that galvanized sheet roofing is commonly riveted or ‘nailed’ in place, and installations that lack their use result in sub-standard roofing.

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The Dangers of Asbestos and Why It Should Be Disposed Properly

February 24, 2017

Asbestos was formerly among the most common of industrial materials, with a history that dates back 4000 years. Readily mined and employed for an assortment of things, including wall panelling, drywall, roofing tiles, shingles and even fire-retardant cloth, it was highly valued because of its fireproof nature.

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Top Reasons Why Asbestos Roofing Should Be Replaced and Removed from Commercial Buildings and Factories

February 13, 2017

The history of human use of the mineral asbestos is long, although it occurs naturally and has proven to have many commercial benefits, it comes with health hazards. However, it wasn’t always known that asbestos was hazardous to humans, until the later part of the 1990’s.

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The Importance of Proper Gutter and Downpipe Installation and Maintenance in Residential and Commercial Buildings

January 31, 2017

Having a roof over head is something that can easily be taken for granted, but a properly installed roof will last for many years without need for repairs, if maintained properly. However, there are many aspects to what is considered the roof of a building.

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Benefits of Roof Restoration

January 17, 2017

Roofs are without a doubt one of the most integral parts of any building, without one, a structure is basically useless. Roofing takes the full brunt of nature as it protects a building and its inhabitants from the ravages of the elements, twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

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