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How To Get Your Roof Climate Ready in Melbourne

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Over the last 2.6 million years, Earth has gone through alternating warm periods and cold periods (ice ages). The transition from the end of the last ‘cold’ period to the start of the current ‘warm’ period saw global average temperatures rise by 5°C over the course of 9,000 years. Shockingly,

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Roofing in the Viking Age

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Yule is a winter festival historically observed by the Germanic peoples that lasts twelve days from the 21st of December until the 1st of January and celebrates the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. Germanic and Norse pagans had similar but slightly differing versions of the same festivities, such as

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Why Summer in Melbourne is an Ideal Time to Restore Your Roof

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As with any business that offers services that are conducted outdoors, roofing companies often find themselves at the mercy of the weather. Rain and high winds can impact roof restorations in a number of ways, from increasing safety risks to workers, to causing damage to roofs and not allowing sealant

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Safety First: How Do Roofing Companies Keep Their Roofers Safe?

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Safety has become the greatest concern for those working in the trades and focus on providing safe work environments for employees has substantially improved since the start of the industrial revolution. Employers and governments have recognised the right of their employees to be provided with newer, higher quality safety gear

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How to Tell if Your Roof is Leaking (and How to Fix it)

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We’ve all heard of disaster stories about storms collapsing roofs and submerging people’s loungerooms in water, but incidents like this are rare. That’s not to say that they can’t happen, but if your roof springs a leak, it’s very unlikely to end up like a scene out of The Day

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Roof Leaks: What causes them and how to fix them?

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Leaking roofs are one of the leading causes of people seeking out roof repairs. Bad leaks can result in water entering your home, causing mould, ruining the plaster on your walls and compromising the structural integrity of your roof. But how do we determine the cause of a roof leak

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5 Advantages of Choosing a Colorbond Roof

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Colorbond steel has been a favourite building product in Australia since it first rolled off the Number 1 coil painting line at Port Kembla, Wollongong in 1966. Before this, corrugated steel was used around the country as a strong, yet lightweight and easy-to-transport building material. In the 1950’s, the Chicago-based

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How Long Should My Roof Last?

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Your roof is the most important part of your home. It provides relief from the heat or the cold outside and helps to protect your home from weather elements, pests and burglars. It can also play a big role in the financial value of your house, due to its importance

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Leaf Guard: Protect Your Gutters From Debris This Autumn

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Autumn often evokes feelings of warmth and comfort; you probably have memories of drinking hot chocolate and kids playing with the gold and red leaves that have fallen from trees onto the road and nature strips below. But autumn can also cause a lot of frustration for homeowners, as it

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How Much Should a Roof Restoration Cost?

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So, your roof is over 15 years old. It is looking tired and worn out, tiles are faded or cracked, the mortar is cracked or falling out, it might have moss or lichen growing all over it. You may need a roof restoration, but you’re not sure of the extent

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Is Winter a Good Time to Restore My Roof?

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When you think about winter in Melbourne, you might think of Kathmandu® puffer jackets, footy at the MCG or a hot bowl of pumpkin soup. What you may not think about, however, is work that needs to be done around the house. Particularly outdoors. But there is one thing to

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What Should You Look for in a Roof Repair Quote?

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Age and weather are arguably the two defining factors when it comes to the state of your roof and whether it needs to be repaired or restored. You may have noticed that some ridge caps are cracked or loose, some tiles are damaged, and your gutters are rusting. Worse, there

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How Do I Know if My Roof Needs Restoring?

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People don’t usually think too hard about their roofs. Many of us take it for granted. We have one over our heads to protect us from the elements outside and that’s all that matters. Roofing materials and workmanship have a lifespan, however, and it is imperative that we keep in

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Roof Restoration in Melbourne

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Melbourne’s borders have been expanding for decades, with Metropolitan Melbourne now covering an enormous area from Whittlesea in the North to Portsea in the South and the Yarra Valley in the East to Melton in the West. Each region comes with its own geographical and climatic conditions and challenges. Beachside

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What is “Green Roofing?”

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Humans have used many different materials to construct the roofs of their homes over the centuries. Early hunter-gatherers built shelters from the bones and hides of the animals they hunted. We have evidence from a 400,000-year-old site in Nice, France, showing that early humans understood the concept of building structures

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How To Maintain Your Roof

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Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. But as with anything important, it requires upkeep. What this upkeep entails depends on a number of factors. So, how do you maintain your roof? Let’s take a look. The first factor in determining the appropriate care for

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How Long Should a Roof Restoration Take to Complete?

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Roofs, like anything have a lifespan. This lifespan is determined by a number of factors, including build quality, materials, weather, geographical location and how well the roof has been looked after in its lifetime. Generally, once a roof gets to a certain age, it may need to be restored. Roof

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How to Select the Right Roofing Material for Your Home

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There are usually two reasons one would be researching roofing materials: when building a new house, or when replacing an old roof. Sometimes the decision isn’t very straight forward. Other times, material selection is an easy choice. In Australia, the three most commonly used roofing materials are concrete tiles, terracotta

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How to Select the Right Roofing Material for Your Home

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There are usually two reasons one would be researching roofing materials: when building a new house, or when replacing an old roof. Sometimes the decision isn’t very straight forward. Other times, material selection is an easy choice. In Australia, the three most commonly used roofing materials are concrete tiles, terracotta

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How Long Should a Roof Restoration Take to Complete?

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Roofs, like anything have a lifespan. This lifespan is determined by a number of factors, including build quality, materials, weather, geographical location and how well the roof has been looked after in its lifetime. Generally, once a roof gets to a certain age, it may need to be restored. Roof

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How To Maintain Your Roof

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Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. But as with anything important, it requires upkeep. What this upkeep entails depends on a number of factors. So, how do you maintain your roof? Let’s take a look. The first factor in determining the appropriate care for

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What is “Green Roofing?”

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Humans have used many different materials to construct the roofs of their homes over the centuries. Early hunter-gatherers built shelters from the bones and hides of the animals they hunted. We have evidence from a 400,000-year-old site in Nice, France, showing that early humans understood the concept of building structures

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Roof Restoration in Melbourne

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Melbourne’s borders have been expanding for decades, with Metropolitan Melbourne now covering an enormous area from Whittlesea in the North to Portsea in the South and the Yarra Valley in the East to Melton in the West. Each region comes with its own geographical and climatic conditions and challenges. Beachside