Here is the latest Haberfield job. This was a formerly a tile roof and the owners decided to replace it with Colorbond which has given it an updated look.
We do a lot of sheet metal roofs in Sydney, but there’s another company using aluminium shingles that look quite good. You can read their post at www.architectureanddesign.com.au I haven’t seen shingles too much in Sydney, but with the resin sealer that’s used to protect hem and reflect heat, they seem like another good option. [...]
A roof needs to shed the rainwater, especially in heavy storms. With metal roofs this can be helped a lot by installing “valleys” which are v-shaped tracks that channel the water into the drains. There’s a post by a Seattle roofing company ( there’s a lot of rain in Seattle )with a good pic at [...]
Up on Vancouver Island they roof with metal shingles. We do a lot of metal roofing down here in Sydney, but I haven’t come across Ironwood Shakes before. You can read more about them at www.ryanparton.ca We use the corrugated and long-form metal sections, coupled with a good heat-reflective paint for our metal roofing.
There are quite a number of ways of constructing a metal roof, and a number of different metals to use too. They can look really attractive, and are very environmentally friendly, as metal can be recycled and can be a great insulator, reflecting heat. Here’s a good article – Metal Roofing Advantages – that’s posted [...]
A green roof can be one that has solar panels or solar shingles. The main problem is supervision of its condition and not attempting to climb or alter unless you know what you are doing and for example if there is an emergency of fallen trees or fire turning off the supply will be a [...]