Category Archives: Roofing Product Reviews

Why the Roof of the Sydney Opera House is so Amazing

3 Reasons why the Roof of the Sydney Opera House is so Amazing

Since the time Sydney Opera House was formally opened on 20 October 1973, it has become a global icon, and people from all over the world recognize it instantly. It is undoubtedly one of the greatest buildings in the world & a testament to the brilliant and creative architect Jørn Utzon. What makes this structure

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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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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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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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Zinc roofing and its benefits | R.O. Steel Roofing

What Is Zinc Roofing and Its Benefits?

Zinc roofing is certainly not a new introduction to the market. It has been around for quite some time and is often favored for the lovely patina it develops over time. When zinc is used as a construction material, it is typically fabricated as an alloy. In most instances, it is 99.995 percent pure zinc

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Roofing system guide: Solar Roofing Systems | R.O. Steel

Roofing system guide: Solar Roofing Systems

In June this year, there were some advances that took place in the Solar Roofing space. Pre-painted Colorbond steel-sheet roofing, combined with very thin-film solar panels have now been successfully tested & launched on a home in Sydney. This particular technology has been launched by ARENA- Australian renewable energy agency, which is an independent Australian

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Stratco Cyclonic Roofing and Walling

A Review of Stratco Cyclonic Roofing and Walling Options

Cyclones can easily wreak havoc on a property. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not understand the importance of installing cyclonic roofing and walling until it is too late and damage has already been incurred. In choosing the right type of cyclonic roofing and walling, it is important to ensure the choice of the right product. Cyclonic

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The many benefits of a green roof

Roofing system guide: Green and Eco-Friendly Roofs

Green roofs are the latest trend in building construction. These living roofs & solar panels are a perfect match and when you add a green roof to any building; it offers a number of benefits. In a world that becoming increasingly aware about the harmful effects of greenhouse gas emissions and is focusing on energy-savings,

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Corrugated Pre-curved Roofing

CGI Corrugated Pre-Curving – Review

Curved roofs have become increasingly popular and provide much more than just protection to the structured located below the roof. A curved roof can also provide incredible aesthetics and turn a structure into a work of art. One of the most well regarded corrugated pre-curving roof products that is currently on the market is produced

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Insulate your large commercial building with Thermaspan EPS

Thermaspan EPS/FR Insulated Panel Review

In choosing the right insulated roofing panel for your home or commercial building, you may wish to consider the Thermaspan EPS/FR insulated panel. This product is versatile enough that it can be used in a variety of different applications, including the following: Commercial and industrial buildings Hospitals Warehouses Shopping centres Clean environments Architectural projects Hotels

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