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Metal Roof Best for Noise Control

What Type of Metal Roof will be Best for Noise Control

Traditionally, metal roofing was used for barns and awnings and the one thing that everyone notices about these structures is that they tend to resonate very loudly when rainfall strikes them. This is primarily due to their overall metal construction. However, over the last decade, roofing technology has advanced in a big way and has

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The Roof Colour and Heat-Efficiency Connect

The Roof Colour and Heat-Efficiency Connect

If you look at any town or city across Australia, you will find an expanse of dark or red roofs. The aesthetic is very familiar, but when it comes to the thermal efficiency of a home, it can actually be a major hindrance. We know for a fact that dark surfaces tend to absorb much

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Ballasted Roofing Systems

Roofing System Guide: Ballasted Roofing Systems

Ballasted roof systems are not really a new concept. They were installed on roofs even in the early 1970’s. They look aesthetically-appealing and installation is fast and easy. Though Ballast Roofing Systems look very similar to Built-Up Roofing Systems or BUR’s, there are certain differences. Let’s take a look at what these differences are, how

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Kingspan Insulation Review

Kingspan Insulation, AIR-CELL Retroshield Review

Choosing the right roofing material for your home or business is an important decision. Kingspan AIR-CELL Retroshield is a great option when you need a reliable, durable vapour barrier and insulation for your roof. Specifically designed to combat heat loss and heat gain in all three forms, this product provides superior thermal performance, making it ideal

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The 5 Most Important Climate Considerations When Choosing a Long-Lasting Metal Roof

The 5 Most Important Climate Considerations When Choosing a Long-Lasting Metal Roof

If you are planning on replacing your roof, you must have researched a number of options such as slate, tile, terracotta, concrete, metal etc. Today, the latter is a very popular option and you will find a large percentage of homes and commercial establishments across Sydney and the rest of the country have metal roofing.

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How to Spot Poor Workmanship in a Commercial Roof

How to Spot Poor Workmanship in a Commercial Roof

When you are getting a commercial roof installed, it is crucial for you to monitor the entire construction carefully. Since this is not always possible, it is important that you hire a reliable and well-established company like RO Roofing to handle the job. If the installation is handled by a sub-standard contractor and it is

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Zincalume Vs Colorbond

Zincalume Vs Colorbond – Which Should I Choose?

When you are deciding to replace your roof, one of the first things you think of is the material that should be used. Your roof covers the entire house and protects you from the elements and adds safety to your home. It goes without saying that you want a material that will be sturdy, last

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Exodus Foundation

R.O. Steel Roofing and the Exodus Foundation

R.O. Steel Roofing is proud to support the Exodus Foundation, a registered charity that combats disadvantage in its many forms. The Exodus Foundation provides food, educational, social health and well-being services without discrimination to those who need it most. Until 31st March 2015, R.O. Steel Roofing will donate a portion of the revenue generated from

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Why Eco Lighting Systems are a Must-Have in Your New Commercial Roof | R.O. Steel Roofing

Why Eco Lighting Systems are a Must have in Your New Commercial Roof

The need of the hour is for eco-friendly building solutions and today, people across Australia are an option for renewable sources of energy like solar power to light their homes and other green products across their homes and office spaces. And so, when it comes to interior lighting, people automatically look for eco-friendly options too.

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How Truss Systems are Engineered to Withstand the Most Violent Storms | R.O. Steel Roofing

How Truss Systems are Engineered to Withstand the Most Violent Storms

During any windstorm, the strong wind force pushes-up against the exterior of your home. That particular force gets passed along the roof onto exterior walls and to the foundation. If this immense energy of the wind is not transferred to the surrounding ground space effectively, your home can be damaged/destroyed. To a large extent, the

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