How to Tell if Your Guttering May Be Causing Roof Damage
8 September 2018
The main purpose of guttering is to direct water away from your walls and foundations, which prevents it soaking in and causing structural damage during rainfall. That's not the only job your gutters do, however — they also help keep the rain off your roof, which prevents problems like leaks and sagging.
This can be a problem, however, in that it's not always obvious that there's damage developing in your roof unless there's a leak, and even then it's difficult to know what's causing it.
Two reasons why you should move out of your home whilst its roof is being restored
17 April 2018
Whilst it is technically possible to live in your home whilst a roofer restores its roof, it is not necessarily a good idea. Read on to find out why you may be better off moving into temporary accommodation for the duration of the roof restoration process.
To prevent delays
If you decide to remain in your house throughout the course of the roof restoration, there is a chance that your roofer may require more time to complete their work than if you had decided to move out.
Asbestos Roof Removal and Asbestos Roof Replacement
26 January 2018
There was a time when asbestos roofs were the popular choice for many homeowners in various parts of the world. It is only recently, when the adverse effects of asbestos were discovered that it became unpopular and authorities began "asbestos control" measures. For instance, it is in 2001 that the WorkSafe Western Australia authority designated asbestos as hazardous. This means that only roofers that have been licensed by WorkSafe are allowed to carry out any asbestos related work such as asbestos roof replacement, in Australia.
Answering Some Common Questions About Timber Framing and Trusses for a Home
21 November 2017
Timber framing and trusses for a home can make the structure look rugged and rustic, as well as open and airy. Timber framing and roof trusses are also very strong, so a house is less likely to settle and shift over time when you choose this style and material for its construction.
If you've considered timber framing trusses for your home, or enjoy timber features in a home's interior, note a few questions you might have about this material.