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

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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

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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, […]

How Much Does Skylight Installation Cost?

how much does skylight installation cost?

Skylight Installation Costs – Simple Guide for 2023Installing a skylight in your home can breathe new life and light (literally) into a tired or dark space.But for most, the question of whether or not to install a skylight doesn’t come back to aesthetics, it comes back to cost. So then, what goes into the cost […]

Colorbond vs. Tile Roof – Which is Best for Your Home?

colorbond vs tile roof

Colorbond vs. Tile Roof – 2023 GuideWhen it comes to choosing a roof for your home, many come back to the debate of Colorbond roof vs. tile roof – and for good reason as well! Both colorbond and tile roof materials offer a long list of benefits from insulation to appearance and durability. But, which […]

Do Whirlybirds Work?

do whirlybirds work?

Do whirlybirds work and are they worth installing in your home? Whirlybirds, otherwise known as roof ventilators or turbine ventilators, are installed on a roof to improve ventilation and reduce heat build-up – but are they really worth the money? Two of the most common questions that we receive around whirlybirds are when should you […]

Roof Restoration or Replacement: Your Guide

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When considering how to manage a damaged or ageing roof, Australian homeowners often find themselves choosing between a roof restoration or a replacement. Within this article, Vertec Roofing are going to outline the differences of roof restoration vs replacement, pros and cons of each, and costs involved, to ensure you’ve got everything you need to […]

Building a Pitched Roof Over a Flat Roof: 5 Advantages

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If you’re building a new house or re-roofing your existing home, it’s important to choose the right roofing materials and slope. And while design is always going to be a major consideration, there are other reasons to choose the right structure – including practicality, function, and longevity. Many homeowners find themselves choosing between a flat […]

Installing Solar Panels on Your Roof: 7 Things You Need to Consider

installing solar panels on your roof

Australia enjoys more days of sunlight than almost anywhere in the world. As such, it should be no surprise that Australia has one of the highest uptakes of solar panels globally, with around 30% of homes now featuring a rooftop solar installation. Whether you’re designing a new home or retrospectively fitting solar panels to your […]