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Roof Ventilation FAQ

Whirlybirds are the best option for proper ventilation in your home. Inadequate ventilation can lead to an uncomfortable living environment leading to mental and physical health problems. For whirlybirds installation and roof restoration in Perth, check out Fremantle Roofing Services. Get Your Free Quote What are whirlybirds? Whirlybirds are cylindrical domes that suck up hot air from the ceiling. It provides better air circulation in your ceiling and roofing system, giving your home a cooler temperature. There are two common types of whirlybirds - active and passive. Passive whirlybirds use the wind to spin the turbine while the active type is mechanically-driven. More people use the active turbine because it spins continuously despite the wind speed. Stale air can result in respiratory issues and can also become a problem for people with breathing difficulties. The uncomfortable living condition may take a toll on your health, leading to depression, anxiety and stress. Why do you need proper ventilation? Proper roof ventilation is needed not only to maintain good air quality inside your home but also to care for your roof. Poor air circulation in the roofing system can weaken some parts of your roof, leading to leaks and deteriorating structures. Proper ventilation is needed to remove the hot air that is confined in your roof. Installing whirlybirds are cost-effective and can also extend the lifespan of your roof for up to ten years. Advantages: Reduced energy consumption Whirlybirds suck up warm air into the air giving your home a cooler temperature, which means that you are less likely to use the airconditioning system. It can [...]

What’s wrong with DIY roof repairs?

Who says no to DIY roof repairs if it means cheaper cost? If you are a thrifty homeowner, you can’t say no to such a bargain! The truth is… DIY can go wrong sometimes, especially if you are uninformed of the basics of roof repairs. In reality, there is a big difference with work quality between DIY and professional roof repairs. There may be various advantages to DIY repairs; however, jeopardising roof quality and performance is relatively high. For professional roof restoration in Perth, check out Fremantle Roofing Services. You may jeopardise work quality and performance in terms of choosing the wrong material or application of wrong roofing solutions. What else could go wrong during DIY roof repairs? Get Your Free Quote Alterations Alterations are common in DIY roof repairs. Various changes are made when administering roofing solutions. Alterations are time-consuming and may affect other parts of the roofing system. It requires time to fit in your roofing materials and, in some cases, may also lead to new roofing issues. Too much alteration is inefficient. It cost a lot of money and may also jeopardise the quality of the roof. Wrong type of material The quest to finding a cheap roofing product sometimes leads to buying the wrong material. Buying the wrong material is a waste of money and a big no-no for your roof. The wrong type of roofing material or product can create further damage to your roof. It can also lessen the roof life span. However, if you have decided to go for professional roof repairs, the roofer can guide you in which type of roofing material suits your roof. It saves you time and money, [...]

By |2021-09-09T19:29:03+08:00March 16th, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

9 Common Roofing Materials

There are various types of roofing materials you should consider for your roof. It is important to be knowledgeable about the types of roof materials so you can choose the best one. Remember to always consider the appearance, costs, and roof structure when choosing a roofing material. For best roofing materials in Perth, contact Fremantle Roofing Services! Here 9 common types of roof materials you may consider for roof replacement and restoration: Built-up Roofing Built-up roofing is one of the most ancient choices for flat roofs with a very low pitch. It has two to four thick sheet layering with hot tar on top for durability purposes and to achieve an impenetrable roof. Asphalt Composite Shingles Asphalt composite shingles are made of fiberglass topped base with mineral and asphalt. It can be installed easily and typically comes with a 20 or 30-year warranty. Wood Shingle Wood shingle is popularly used in luxury houses because of its style and attractiveness. It is made of natural wood with thin and wedge-shaped slabs that are sawn precisely. Concrete Tile The concrete tile is a heavy roofing material that makes it suitable for homes in a windy region. It also comes in a variety of colours that can fit any home. Clay Tile The clay tile is an excellent roofing material for homes and properties located in tropical locations. It has a reddish-orange colour which is glazed and fired to create a ceramic roofing tile. Slate Shingle The [...]

By |2021-09-09T19:36:33+08:00February 3rd, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

How to change a roof tile

At Fremantle Roofing Service we are proud to help the people of Perth WA with helpful roofing tips. Below is a video that will explain in detail how to change a roof tile so you can do it without damaging your homes roof. for any other questions please contact us at P: 0400 854 758 or email Remember we are the roof restoration perth exerts you can trust for all your roofing needs.

By |2020-01-16T08:30:04+08:00January 15th, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Roof Restoration Tips

Are you planning to start your home improvement project? Are you looking for affordable yet high-quality roofing supplies? Are you curious to know how to find the best roofing supplier in your area? How can you save on roof restoration costs throughout the Perth? Let me show you! For details about roofing supplies in Perth, reach out to Fremantle Roofing Services! Get Your Free Quote Get recommendations and referrals Get recommendations from friends, families, neighbours, and acquaintances about suppliers of roof materials in your area. List down potential roof supply companies and check each one of them. Check out the company’s website to view its history,  products, and customer reviews. Through reading the customer reviews, you can justify the quality of the product and services offered. Look for a well-established company with positive customer reviews and premium products. Consider a local supplier Start your search for a roofing supplier in your area. Getting the right information is more convenient plus you can easily visit the shop or office for queries. Always make time to talk to the supplier and learn more about their products. Using a local supplier can also prevent scams as you can easily get to know the company before doing any purchase. Beware of suppliers who offer low-priced roofing materials. It may be a sign of a poor product. Check warranties Warranties are important when purchasing roofing materials. Know the importance of signed warranties for legal purposes and to avoid misunderstanding. Always check product warranties. Be aware of the warranty details as you may need it in the future and to avoid confusion. [...]

By |2020-04-07T13:33:55+08:00January 13th, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Pergola Roofing

Pergola roofing is a type of roofing structure with crossbeam or latticed covering which can be feestanding or attached to your home. The purpose of the pergola roof is to enhance the aesthetic of your patio and the architectural design of your home. However, it only provides a minimal shade due to open latticework. Building and installation of the pergola roof require professional help to ensure high-quality work and to accurately match the landscape of the entire property. For pergola roofing in Perth, contact Fremantle Roofing Services! Get Your Free Quote Types of Pergola Roofing There are different types of pergolas which vary in shapes and sizes. You can choose a small pergola roof to cover the small area of your doorstep or cover the walkway of your house. There are two main types of pergolas which are the gable and flat roof. Consider the purpose of installing the pergola to effectively choose the best type. You can also incorporate shapes and designs to enhance the appearance of the property and achieve an interesting look. Ask the pergola roof installer about the most suited design for your home or property. Gable Pergola Gable pergolas have a higher roof and open end. Its rafters are cut on a disciplined angle meeting at the center of the structure. With the gable pergola, you can notice the roofline of your home and its style. The good thing about gable pergolas is, you can easily customise its design with timbers and other materials that emulate the ceiling. It also functions as an architectural decoration that allows more [...]

By |2021-09-09T19:44:02+08:00January 3rd, 2020|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Metal Roofing: Advantages

Did you know that the metal roofing is one of the roofing systems with the longest lifespan? It has various advantages that can benefit property owners on a long-term basis. Rest assured, the metal roofing is an excellent choice! For metal roofing installation in Perth, talk to Fremantle Roofing Services! Why Choose Metal Roofing for your Property or Business: Roof Longevity Metal roofing is one of the roofing systems that has the longest lifespan. Most metal roofs last up to 60 + years without being worn out and showing signs of degradation. They are also resistant to shrinking, eroding, and cracking which makes them withstand even the harshest weather. Metal roofs have a special coating for waterproofing, to prevent rust, and to deflect heat.  It is important to choose the best coating for the panels for long-term performance. Talk to a roof specialist for metal roof coating. Low Roof Maintenance  Metal roofs require little to no maintenance, especially if it installed properly. It only needs simple maintenance such as removing the leaves and other debris off the roof. If dirt and debris do not come off, you may consider hiring a professional roofer for roof cleaning. Always remove dirt and other debris from your metal roof to avoid blockage in the guttering system and potential leaks. Cut down branches hanging down to your roof to maintain a cleaner surface. With a metal roof, you don’t have to worry about paying for the maintenance and other roofing solutions. Eco-friendly  The metal roof is an eco-friendly roofing system because any tear-off metals, panels, and other excess materials can be reused in other products. It [...]

By |2019-12-01T09:03:48+08:00December 1st, 2019|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Types of Roofing Sheets

There are different types of roofing sheets variations that are tailored to your needs and requirements. It is essential to know the description of every kind of roof sheet for you to choose the best one for your home or property. In reality, the roofing system is one of the biggest investments property owners have. It is vital to ensure that you have got the right type of roofing material to avoid high costs in roofing, maintenance, and restoration. Check out Fremantle Roofing Services for premium quality yet cheap roof sheets in Perth! Polycarbonate Roof Sheets Polycarbonate roof sheets are one of the most refined roofing sheets in the market. It comes in transparent, semi-transparent, and opaque with colors of tint and orange. The polycarbonate sheeting is known for its versatility, durability, strength, light transmission, and consistency. It is widely used in commercial and residential roofing all over the world. With the polycarbonate roof sheet, you can comfortably sit under a pergola roof or patio while enjoying natural sunlight and without feeling hot. The polycarbonate sheet can control light and heat transmission giving your home a cooler temperature. Plastic Roof Sheets The plastic roof sheet is an environment-friendly roofing material that is produced for the formulation of UV Resistance Flat Translucent Roof Sheets. It comes in different shades, such as transparent and translucent, which are all UV resistant. Plastic roof sheets looks attractive in small or big properties. They are widely used in factories, hospitals, and warehouses. The more durable the plastic is, the more costly it is. The quality of a plastic roof sheet can nearly be compared to that of a polycarbonate sheet. Get [...]

By |2021-09-09T19:51:48+08:00November 17th, 2019|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Polycarbonate Roofing

Polycarbonate roofing is thermoplastic roofing which is extremely light and inexpensive. At first, it was popularly used in conservatories and later on commercial buildings. Now, it is also used in residential roofing. Additionally, it is an unbreakable roof with 250 times impact strength of float glass and 30 times of acrylic which makes it a good choice for many types of roofing systems. There is also bullet-resistant polycarbonate which is used as a police shield. Talk to Fremantle Roofing Services for polycarbonate roofing in Perth! Types of Polycarbonate Roofing There are two types of polycarbonate roofing which are both thermoplastic, durable, lightweight, shatterproof, and can resist any weather and temperature. The only difference between the two is the appearance and installation process. Always seek professional help for polycarbonate roof installation to avoid poor quality work, damage, and accidents. The installation of polycarbonate roofs needs professional supervision to ensure that panels are properly attached to each other. Clear Polycarbonate Roofing The clear polycarbonate roof has a resemblance with a transparent or translucent glass which can be clear or tinted and in different colours to help influx the light. It has a protective layer film that helps filter out UV light. Clear polycarbonate roofs are widely used in conservatories. Nowadays, it is starting to become an alternative for any roof that uses glass such as greenhouses, sunrooms, and solariums. Property owners prefer the clear polycarbonate roof because it is less expensive (compared to glass panels), lightweight, and durable. It also eliminates the risks of cracks and leakage. Foam-Backed Polycarbonate Roofing The foam-backed polycarbonate roof has a similar [...]

By |2019-10-14T07:58:01+08:00October 14th, 2019|Expert Roofing Industry Tips|0 Comments

Residential Roofing Company

If you are looking to hire a residential roofing company, you need to consider a few factors before deciding to use the services that they offer. The quality of the work that is being delivered is always a prime consideration. Get to know their services before you hire them. Always be cautious with cheaply priced residential roof companies! I’ll tell you why if you continue reading. What to Look for in Residential Roof Companies Finding a trusted residential roof company to facilitate roof works could be a challenge.  You need proof of high-quality work and if their services will help you achieve cost-effective roofing in the long run. The best way for you to fully decide is to check the following residential roof company features: Work Guarantee Not all residential roof companies offer a proper work guarantee. A typical roof contractor should provide at least 2 to 3 years. Make sure to get the work guarantee in writing to ensure validity. Warranties are essential features as you do not want to pay extra for the residential roof due to incorrect installation. Safety Check safety training and certificates before hiring a roofing contractor. A residential roof company without safety training and certification may not be suitable for the job. Make sure that roofers are using PPE equipment during the repair process. License Do not hire a roofing contractor without a license. They may not be trained to do the job, which can potentially lead to severe roof damage. Besides, a license is needed to carry out roof works in most states and territories. Insurance Ask for a copy of insurance certificates for validation. A roofing contractor should have insurance for employees and subcontractors. [...]