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Roo Roofing Blog

DIY & HOME OWNER TIPS

Options, options, options! Do you go with a traditional terracotta roof to compliment your new home’s facade? Or perhaps modernise it with a concrete roof? Or make it stand out with a sturdy, metal roof? Each roofing option has its own merits and downsides, and in this post, we look at the considerations to help you make your choice - what roofing material will you use?

How you build your roof can have a big impact on the temperature inside your home. Find out what roofing elements make the difference. 

Bushfires happen all over Queensland and the rest of Australia, especially in hot and dry areas. In this post, we talk about roofs in bushfire prone areas and what you can do to reduce the risk.

 

Deciding to re-roof or purchase a new home this year? In this post, we share 3 major roof trends for 2018.

Tesla is now officially producing Solar Roof tiles. This will be a huge game changer for eco-friendly homes. Over a dozen Tesla employees, including Elon Musk himself, had the product installed on their homes during the pilot program. In this post, we take a look at Tesla’s take on a roof that can be 100% solar.

Circular roofs, sloped roofs and all the roofs in between; in this week’s post, we talk about some unique roof styles around the world.

We’ve tackled this issue before but it seems there is an unending discussion on whether tiles or metal roofs are better for a home. So, in this post, we revisit the discussion and see if some of the latest advancements in roofing might change your mind.

Over the past few years, Southeast Queensland homeowners have had the highest percentage of home insurance claims for storm damage (NRMA, 2017). In this post, we look at these claims further and investigate what you can do to protect your roof and home during storms.

The iconic Queensland home is slowly becoming less and less spotted amongst the high rises that fill the urban landscapes around the Brisbane. In this post, we talk about the Queenslander, discussing briefly its history and things to look for if you want a home that’s truly a ‘Queenslander’.

So you may think your roof is safe and sound, but what happens when you put something on it to enhance its looks or functionality? Or say, add a room onto the original building with a roof extension? In this post, we talk a little bit about roof additions.