Mysterious, somewhat unsettling sounds in your home late at night might immediately make you think of ghosts. Of course, you will quickly dismiss the idea of any type of supernatural source and realise that it's probably one of the numerous, unique types of animals that you share the country with. Loud noises emanating from your roof (and perhaps from your ceiling cavity) point to the possibility that possums might have made themselves at home in your home. [Read More]
Ways Your Roofer Can Upgrade Your Guttering for Curb Appeal and Drainage
When people think about guttering for their home, they generally just think of rainwater drainage. There isn't much thought many homeowners give to guttering beyond that basic idea. However, if you go with a traditional gutter system, you may end up with other issues that can cause problems with your roofing such as stuck debris causing roof rot and weighing down the mounting brackets of the gutter system. These issues can be costly, but they can be avoided with the right guttering upgrades. [Read More]
Separating the Fact From the Fiction About Roof Trusses
Roof trusses are large beams that work to hold up the weight of a building, so the roof doesn't need standard joists and studs. These beams are often left exposed because of their rugged, natural look, and they're a favourite in lakefront or mountain properties or for when you want to have an open floor plan with a vaulted ceiling. If you're thinking of having a new home built, note a few common misconceptions about timber roof trusses so you can separate the fact from the fiction about this material, and ensure you make the best decision for your home's design. [Read More]
Did You Know that Your Timber Roof Trusses Require Lots of Protection?
When building your home, you want to use the best materials in each section. This is elemental for ensuring that your house has the highest possible value, and that the materials will be in place for the longest possible period. Timber is among the few materials that you can rely on for all these characteristics when you are setting up your truss. It is readily available, eco-friendly, cost effective and appealing in terms of looks. [Read More]