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DIY & HOME OWNER TIPS

It’s easy to think that a roof is always a roof, and that residential and commercial roofs are pretty much the same thing, just on a different scale. But the truth is there are quite a few differences between residential and commercial roofs. In this post, we share some the main differences between these two different types.

Planning your outdoor areas to also incorporate your pool to create a cohesive design? In this post, we share some considerations and design ideas to create a beautiful outdoor living space.

The New Year is here and as you know, it’s the perfect time to look at everything in your life and see what needs a closer inspection. One of course, is your roof. Should you repair or re-cover or even replace your roofing? It’s really an exercise in timing. But remember, eventually, all roofs wear out and need to be replaced. You don’t want to wait too long, because then you’ll waste money. But you also don’t want to wait too long because then you’ll end up with leaks and expensive water damage. So how do you get the timing right? In this post, we share how to inspect your roof and tell-tale signs to help you decide whether to undergo repairs or roof replacement.

Happy New Year! As the new year begins, it's the perfect time to start changing things up and starting anew. Planning to use Colorbond Roof Materials for your home or for roof replacement using Colorbond? In this post, we talk everything ‘Colorbond’ including how it benefits to your home and how to choose colours to suit your home. Read on for our intro guide to Colorbond roofs for your home in Brisbane.

Asbestos - we know it’s bad and if it’s in your home or workplace you should get rid of it but by who? What is it really? When should you get rid of it? Why? Where does it go? There are a hundred Who, What, When, Where and Why Questions, and in this post we want to get down to the bottom of asbestos for you. 

At Roo Roofing, we believe a roof restoration is not complete without the right gutters, soffits, fascias & downpipes to compliment your roof. In this post, we talk about fascias, soffits, and roof carpentry and how it can change your roof’s life cycle.

Summer has already started and if it the reports anything to go by, this year will be a scorcher. With the temperatures rising, many of us are going to head indoors, preferably with some aircon going on. While a cool could certainly be attained by turning your roof into a green roof, there also other ways to have a "cool" roof. In this post, we share some of the factors on how to keep your roof cool.

With Christmas time soon upon us, you’ve probably considered putting up decorations or have at least seen some early outdoor displays in your local area.  Despite requiring some effort and time, Christmas displays are a fun way of embracing the festive season and can be a rewarding endeavour - particularly if your display stops passers-by in their tracks. To ensure your display is the best it can be, we’ve compiled some examples and useful things to consider before getting underway.

Previously, we talked about the different kinds of storms and shared a few tips on how you can prepare for them.  At Roo Roofing, we understand that while getting your home ready for the damage and loss of utilities associated with a storm is the first step to storm preparation, making sure that your family is able to stay healthy and calm during a damaging storm is an essential component of the preparation process. In this post, we wanted to share how to prepare your family for storm season and share some of the emergency contacts you need to know when a storm hits your area.

Summer is here and you know what that means? Yep, you guessed it, storm season is also back, are you ready? In this post, we talk about the different types of storms and share how you can prepare them.