Answering Your Questions About Timber Framing for a Home

Posted on: 16 November 2017

Timber frames refer to a home's framework being made from very large, solid timber beams as opposed to smaller studs. Very often this timber framing is left exposed so that the home has a rustic look, but it can also be covered with standard drywall and other such materials. If you're having a new home built, and are wondering if timber framing is a good choice for its overall structure, note a few questions you might have about this material, and this can help you decide if it's the right choice for you.
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Time to Choose a Roofing Product for Your Home?

Posted on: 16 November 2017

With a whole raft of roofing products being offered out there, deciding which type of roof to put up on your house can be rather overwhelming. But with the right information and budget, choosing a roof that's suited to your home shouldn't be a big problem.  Here are a number of key things to ponder over when choosing roofing material for your home: Cost involved. Roofing products come in different prices.
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Factors to Consider Before Using Protecting Coatings on Your Roof

Posted on: 15 November 2017

A building's roofing system is a costly investment and an integral part if the structure, and it is essential to protect it and optimize its functionality. One of the best ways to achieve this is by applying protective roof coatings to it. Roof coatings are membranes that are applied to a roof's surface and the surrounding fixtures to seal, waterproof, and protect them from inclement weather. Before applying these coatings, it is essential to consider the following factors which will help in maximizing the performance of the coatings.
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Problems Your Roof Is At Risk of During the Winter

Posted on: 6 November 2017

Australia may be known for favourable weather, but the winters can be quite severe. Since your roof is the primary defence against the elements, not only would the increase in precipitation accelerate the rate at which your roofing materials deteriorate, but the freeze and thaw cycles of snow and ice can also end up causing permanent damage to your roof. The trick to minimising your roof repairs would be knowing what winter weather does to your roof and proactively trying to prevent irreparable harm.
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