Re-Roofing Options For Flat Roofs: Taking A Look At Spray Polyurethane Foam And How Its Applied


If your flat roofing needs to be repaired, you can choose from a wide array of different materials. Spray polyurethane foam roofing come with great recommendations. Unknown to the masses, spray foam roofing composed from polyurethane has been around for more than 50 years, and can last for up to 50 years when properly maintained. If you're looking to re-roof your flat roofing, you should highly consider opting for spray polyurethane foam due to its advantageous properties.

22 October 2014

Tubular Fencing: What Is Powder Coating And Why Should You Consider Opting For It?


Did you know that home invasions jumped 21% in Australia after 1996 when the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) was passed? To combat this, you should consider installing fencing around your property. Tubular fencing, in particular, has been highly recommended due to its sturdiness, low maintenance requirements and its availability in a diverse amount of styles and designs. Tubular fencing should be powder-coated. This article will explore what powder coating is and why you should get your tubular fencing powder-coated.

17 October 2014

Repairing Dented Metal Shingles: Familiarize Yourself with Causes and Possible Repair Instructions


In estimation, 95% of all commercial buildings in Australia possess low-slope metal roofing. Metal shingles offer character, durability and resistance to numerous environmental and elemental conditions in comparison to other roofing alternatives making it a very popular option. They can also last anywhere from 100 to 150 years. Metal shingles should be inspected regularly for damages from wear and tear as they can become easily dented. This article will focus on the causes of dented shingles, and how to repair them.

16 October 2014

Sagging Gutters: Determining Cause And Learning How To Perform The Repairs Needed


Although Australia has significantly low annual rainfall averages of approximately 464 mm, it is crucial that all residential properties have appropriate gutter systems installed to divert runoff water from seeping into the roofing interior. The frequency of gutter inspections needed will be dependent on the geographical region in which you reside. Some homeowners have their gutters inspected monthly while others get them inspected 3 to 4 times in a year. The inspection will determine not only whether the gutters need to be cleaned, but whether gutter repairs are necessary, especially if sagging is involved.

14 October 2014

Dos And Don'ts Of DIY Asbestos Removal

Construction & Contractors Articles

For the two decades between 1950 and 1970, Australian construction was using more asbestos per capita than any other country. Australia also banned the use of asbestos at a later date than the majority of the rest of the First World countries. This combination of facts means that there is a substantial chance that there is asbestos in your home. Householders frequently decide to remove asbestos on their own despite the dangers of doing so.

7 October 2014

Temporarily Light Up Your Patio Or Pergola With These Mason Jar Tea Lights

Construction & Contractors Articles

If you are planning an outdoor party and want to have a unique way to light your patio or pergola, built by professionals like those at Apollo Patio Roofing, with a soft glow, you can make your own using simple, inexpensive supplies. Read below to learn how to create a basic mason jar tea light and how to personalise it. Before You Begin Before you start making your lights, you should keep these safety tips in mind.

24 September 2014