Capillary attraction sometimes causes roof leaks which difficult to detect. This usually happens when a pipe penetration falls on a lap joint. This can be remedied by following a few simple steps.
Follow this link to be redirected to the main article. “Using Australian steel pays dividends with lower freight costs, more responsive supply, higher quality that reduces wasteful reworking and maintenance over the full life of a project. And purchasing locally provides other significant savings for a project’s whole-of-life costing, like lower inventory to manage, reduced lead […]
This article answers a few important questions about corrosion and a little bit of the science behind what’s happening. The Galvanic Series. Source: Keeping Up With Best Practice – BlueScope Steel
Use sarking to prevent corrosion when your roof metal contacts your treated pine rafters. Source: Bradford’s roof sarking provides extra protection for your home – Thermoseal Roof Sarking
Roof types have their specifics and cannot always suit with your construction project, the weather or geographic location and also your budget. Source: Gable, Flat or Shed – How to Select Roof Types?
Hip roofs (or hipped roofs) are very popular in Australia. Hip roofs also often have shady eaves, and offer strength, and excellent resistance to strong winds. Source: Hip roof | BUILD
A gabled roof, often called a ‘pitched roof’ or a ‘peaked roof’, is easily recognised from its triangular shape. Gabled roofs also offer a greater amount of room for an attic. Source: Gabled roof | BUILD
A great article from one of our favourite journals about the possible future of the Australian steel industry and the role China will play. Source: Why Australia must forge a future in China’s Age of Steel
At Roofit Online we recognise the efficacy of environmentally conscious use of your roof space. Read about the Tesla Powerwall and what it means for New South Welshman here. Source: Tesla’s Powerwall in Sydney, NSW: How much, and is it worth it? – Solar Choice