What Is A Roof Fascia & Why Is It Important? Ultimate Guide

Diff Colour Roof Fascia

If you’ve just had a new roof installed, or are having some work done to your existing roof, it’s helpful to have a basic understanding of the terminology being used by roofing contractors. Fascias are a good example of this, because they’re a front-facing section of your roof that is crucial for keeping moisture and animals out.

How To Get Rid Of Roof Rats Quickly, Easily & Humanely

Roof Rats - Black Rats

Rats are one of the most successful commensal species in history, adapting to our human environments with terrific speed and skill. Our infrastructure, buildings, and supplies have given them everything they need to flourish, so if you’ve detected a subtle scurrying sound coming from your roof, there’s a good chance your home has become theirs.

Sexy Roof & Gutter Colour Combinations & Roof Paint Colours

White Guttering

When it comes to building or renovating your home, many people focus on the internal factors rather than external ones like the roof. After all, you don’t necessarily notice this part of your home on a daily basis, right? However, roofing does matter — a lot! It protects you, your family and your belongings from rain, wind, dust, lightning, thunder and whatever else Mother Nature decides to unleash in terms of weather.

How To Remove A Possum From Your Roof & Stop Them Returning

Remove a possum from your roof

Even in the middle of the biggest cities in Australia, you are likely to find a possum. Ringtail or Brushtail possums are among the most adaptable and versatile of our marsupials and live much of their lives over our heads — many in suburban gardens. At night they emerge to search for food — through treetops, over rooftops and along fences and powerlines to avoid being hit by a car or attacked by a dog.

Australian Gutter Types | Which To Choose? [+Images]

Guttering is a vital part of any roofing system, but if you are looking to build or renovate, you may not be aware that gutters come in a range of styles, colours, and profiles. Choosing the right one and having it installed correctly will ensure your home remains safe, retains its integrity, and continues to look fantastic for years to come.

What Does Asbestos Insulation Look Like? [Pictures]

Asbestos Insulation

Asbestos was a popular, versatile construction material commonly used for roof insulation. But after discovering that it causes serious health problems if inhaled, it was banned across the planet, and a number of restrictions were put in place against its removal. 

What Are Solar Skylights? Quick & Easy Guide

Solar Skylights

Skylights have a long history, starting with the Ancient Romans who used “open” skylights in their buildings. This was followed by the development of “closed” skylights in France during the late 17th century. The Industrial Revolution saw advances in glass production manufacturing, and mass production since the mid-20th century has enabled the use of “modern” skylights in various contexts.

The Best Roofing for High Wind Areas

Best Roof For High Wind Areas

In southeast Queensland, wind can be sudden and powerful. Summer storms catch us off guard every year, and the consequences can be devastating for your home, particularly your roof, as it bears the brunt of extreme weather.

What Is Roof Flashing?

Roof Flashing

Most of us don’t give much thought to our home’s roof, so roofing terminology usually isn’t in our vocabularies. But one of the most important functions of a home is to provide us with shelter from the elements, including keeping water out, which your roof does tremendously well.