Why is Roof Flashing So Important?

Why is Roof Flashing So Important?

Roof flashing is the process using various materials to seal the areas around a roof that may be liable to water ingress and is necessary to ensure water does not leak into the property. There are many different ways in which this kind of weakness can be found in a roof, as well as many different materials that can be used when flashing.

How Different Roof Pitches Serve Different Functions

How Different Roof Pitches Serve Different Functions

Roof Pitch - Why does It Matter? If you're not an experienced architect, you could be forgiven for thinking that the pitch of a roof is little more than aesthetic preference, rather than a significant functional aspect of the building. Of course, aesthetics do play a...

What is a Skillion Roof?

What is a Skillion Roof?

A Modern Look From an Old Idea Skillion roofs are also known as mono-pitched roofs, a shed roof, or a lean-to roof. They generate the name because they have a single slope mostly seen in sheds. The mono-pitched shelter does not have a ridge in its roofline, resulting...

Tile roofing and its History of Innovation

Tile roofing and its History of Innovation

History of Tile Roofing in Australia Tile roofing dates back to the 2nd century in Sri Lanka where kingdoms and temples used polished stones in construction. In 1888, Australia introduced the roofing style during an international exhibition in Melbourne. The tiled...

What is a Saltbox Roof

What is a Saltbox Roof

What is a Saltbox Roof? The creativity of roof designs arises with solutions to curb different problems.  The saltbox roof is a design that began to create more room. It started off with the addition of a lean-to roof onto the existing gable roof. Later on,...

What is a Saw-Tooth Roof

What is a Saw-Tooth Roof

What is a Saw-Tooth Roof? The saw-tooth roof is a unique style of roof construction. The profile of the roof style resembles a series of skillion roofs. The saw-tooth roof was common in ancient industrial buildings. The form is series of ridges and dual pitch which...

Colorbond Roofing Sydney – What are the Benefits of Metal Roofing

Colorbond Roofing Sydney – What are the Benefits of Metal Roofing

COLORBOND® Roofing in Sydney Australians are a people who take great pride in their homes. Just take a look at the classic Australian film ‘The Castle’ to understand how people feel about their family homes. Sydney, in particular, is a beautiful place to live. One of...