FAQs

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What is better: A tiled roof or a Colorbond roof?

Depends who you ask is one answer but each has advantages and disadvantages. A new Colorbond roof is lighter than tiles so it is a good option on old roof where the roof or building structure has begun to sag, crack or twist under the weight of the old tiled roof. A new Colorbond roof [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:50:55+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Should I use Zincalume or Colorbond for my roof?

This is really a question of what look you are after and your budget. Colorbond has Zincalume steel as its base and is then painted with multiple layers using patented methods that have been tried and tested in Australian conditions. Zincalume is a fantastic product but Colorbond is far Superior in terms of its durability [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:50:30+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Should I replace or restore my roof?

This is a common question and fundamentally depends on two factors: How bad the existing roof is and your budget. The only way to know how bad the roof really is is to get a un-biased professional opinion. Some companies only do roof replacements so they will only try and sell you a new roof. Some only [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:50:01+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

How much does a roof replacement cost?

The cost to replace your roof can vary considerably depending on a whole range a factors such as access, how steep the roof is, whether guttering and insulation is to be done at the same time to name a few. Basically, every roof is different so an experienced estimator will come out, at a time [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:49:35+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

How much does it cost to restore my roof?

Again, the cost to restore your roof can vary considerably depending on a whole range a factors such as access, how steep the roof is, what condition it is in, and any repairs that need to be done first. As licenced metal roofers we are able to advise and complete any repairs that are needed to [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:49:04+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

How does heat reflective paint work?

Heat Reflective Paint works by reflecting the suns energy before it can hit the roofing material – kind of like a reflective shade for you roof. This means that your roof is cooler, meaing your roof space (if any) is cooler which in turn keeps your house cooler! And it is surprisingly effective in doing so. There is a lot of [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:55:44+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

If I use everyday white paint, won’t that cool my roof down?

Yes it will to some degree but only for a while – standard paint breaks down much faster and loses most of its solar reflective capacity. You can notice a white powdery substance wipe from the surface as the standard roof paint breaks down. Aztec Energy Star paints in white will reflect at least 90% and continue reflecting [...]

By | 2017-02-11T12:48:07+00:00 February 11th, 2017|0 Comments