Wall Frame Performance Requirements

As homeowners continue to embrace timber as a critical building material, builders have been forced to improve their framing techniques to stay ahead of completion. However, it is crucial to note that installation of a timber wall entails much more than just joining pieces of studs together to form a wall frame. A wall frame must perform optimally and stand the test of time without losing structural integrity. Therefore, builders must ensure that timber wall frames meet performance requirements before boarding everything up. [Read More]

3 Reasons to Choose Terracotta Roof Tiles

If the time has come for you to replace your roof tiles, then you have a few different options to choose from. If you like the look of tiles and want to stick to this kind of roof, then you should include terracotta tiling in your shortlist. These clay tiles have a range of benefits. What are they? 1. Better Performance Some tiles don't always stand up to weather damage or environmental conditions in the long term. [Read More]

4 Reasons To Replace Your Sectional Gutters With The Seamless Type

After a thorough assessment, your roofer may recommend gutter replacement as opposed to gutter repairs. The roofer may go ahead and recommend that you get seamless gutters. If you have the traditional type of gutter system, which is sectional, you may want to consider replacing it with seamless gutters which come with the following benefits, among others: 1. Ease Of Cleaning Going seamless with your gutter replacement project guarantees that you will not have to worry about spending so much time doing the cleaning. [Read More]

What Roof Shape Does Your Home Have?

Roofing has a dramatic impact on a home—both on its appearance and its energy efficiency. So, you need to give it the care and attention it deserves. You've probably, at times, come across terms for their different shapes. Here is a guide to help you work out the shape of your roof and to understand more about its characteristics. Hip Shape Hipped roofs are very popular in Australia and feature three, four or more angled slopes that begin from a topmost point. [Read More]