Considering a Metal Roof? Understand the Structural Implications First

When it’s time to replace your roof, you might be tempted by the sleek look and durability of metal roofing—a popular choice for its longevity and modern aesthetic. But before you make the switch from traditional tile, it’s crucial to understand the structural implications. THE WEIGHT DIFFERENCE. One of the most significant differences between tile […]

What is a Green Roof? Top 8 Sustainable Roofing Materials

top sustainable roofing materials

An increasingly important consideration in construction, choosing the right roofing materials with sustainability in mind plays a crucial role in reducing environmental impact. Sustainable roofing materials contribute to energy efficiency, promote resource conservation, and minimise waste generation. In this article, we’ll take you through eight sustainable roofing materials that are revolutionising the sustainability of the […]

Skylight Maintenance: When Do You Need Cleaning and Repairs?

Skylight maintenance: when do you need cleaning and repairs?

A skylight is a beautiful enhancement and functional feature in any home or office, providing a sleek modern aesthetic and tremendous natural light. A well-placed skylight increases ventilation, daylight, and air circulation, while also helping to make the room feel more spacious and comfortable. However, if you don’t look after your skylight, you’ll lose those lovely […]

How to Identify and Prevent Roof Damage from High Winds

how to identify and prevent roof damage from high winds

High winds can be one of the most harmful forms of weather for your roof, wreaking havoc on your roofing materials, gutters, and flashing. It’s important to identify damage early on to avoid costly roof repairs and protect your roof from destructive storms and high winds. In this article, roof experts from Vertec Roofing will […]

Cost Comparison of Different Roofing Materials: Metal, Shingles, & Tiles

cost comparison of different roofing materials

Whether it’s for an industrial, commercial, or residential property, re-roofing any building is a major investment, and choosing the roofing materials for your property is a vital decision. By selecting suitable roofing materials for your property, you will significantly reduce long terms costs and save yourself potential headaches in the future. With multiple roofing materials […]

What are the Signs That Your Gutters Need Cleaning?

what are the signs that your gutters need cleaning?

Gutters play a primary role in keeping your home clean by preventing mould, mildew, and other water damage. When it rains, the gutters on your roof will channel the rainwater through downspouts towards an appropriate area outside your home. Without an efficient gutter system, your roof will accumulate a lot of leaves and debris. This […]

How to Choose the Right Roofing Material for Your Climate

how to choose the right roofing material for your climate

Living in Australia means that we are exposed to a variety of changing, and often harsh climates. Therefore, it is vital to choose a roofing material that can cope with the unforgiving conditions and withstand the specific weather in your region. By understanding the requirements relating to your roofing and climate, you can ensure your […]

The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing Materials

pros and cons of metal roofing materials

Metal roofing is a popular choice, known for its durability and longevity. Like any material, however, it has its drawbacks. Metal roofing vs. tiles, slate, concrete, or asphalt shingles — it’s always a difficult decision to make when building or renovating your property. In this article, we’ll run you through the pros and cons of […]

The Benefits of a Flat Roof: Your Guide

The Benefits of a Flat Roof: Your Guide: Cover Image

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of flat roof houses in Australian developing areas. For many homeowners, flat roofs offer a modern and stylish way to make their home theirs (as well as protect it!). However, flat roofs offer more than just aesthetics; they come with many benefits. In this […]

Sustainable Roofing: Building an Eco-Friendly Roof

Roofing Sustainability: How to Make Your Roof More Eco-Friendly Cover Image

Did you know that construction alone contributes 38% of all annual CO2 on the planet? In 2023, developing more sustainability in the construction industry is essential – from big industrial construction sites to individual homeowners, the onus is on us to ensure we’re making the effort when it comes to integrating environmentally friendly practices. So, […]