Choosing the right roofing company does make a difference in how your home or building is roofed. Most people just assume anyone can do it.
At Big Apple Roofing, we favour roofing materials that are specially adapted for the Australian climate, produces or traps less heat, rugged, lasts long, lots of colours, can be integrated into the best of home designs and its history.
If this is what you’re looking for in your roof, then it is important that you need to talk to us.
Made from clay, terracotta roofs are cheaper, aesthetically pleasing and longer lasting roofs meant for residential buildings and non-commercial buildings. Because of their materials, they are often more resistant to fire, help keep the building cooler and retain less moisture. Installing terracotta roofs require skill, carefulness and attention to detail. They are therefore, better installed by experienced roofing experts.
Zinc roofs are cost friendly roofing materials capable of lasting as long as 70 years in environments with the highest humidity. Malleable and capable of adapting to the building’s structure or roof design, zinc roofs are perfect for both residential and commercial buildings, require little or no maintenance. At Big Apple Roofing, we specialise in both zinc roof installations and zinc cladding systems.
Metal roofing materials are typically lightweight, puts less stress on a building’s structure –unlike terracotta or tiles- can be adapted to either straight roofing or innovative roofing designs, have improved resistance to corrosion or rusting, and are very good for both residential and commercial buildings.
Known as one of the finest roofing materials, slate roofs are known for giving your property the beauty and classic look it needs. This combined with excellent durability makes it the perfect roofing choice. You can choose welsh slate roofs, Canadian skate roofs or Spanish slate roofs. Whichever you choose, slate roofs are perfect for both beauty and durability. They are premium roofs come in a wide variety of colors, are low maintenance and easy to install.
Polycarbonate roofs are best for patio roofs and greenhouse roofs. It is also great for the sunroom and skylights if you have any. This is because it is transparent enough to let the light in without the heat or rain. It is hardy and capable of withstanding either extreme heat or torrential rainfall, thus making it perfect for the Australian weather.
Downpipes are important in draining water from the gutters and away from the roof. Installing your downpipes is as important as roofing your home. Downpipes can either be installed using fascia gutter line or square line gutter. Downpipes and gutters go hand in hand. Without one, the other doesn’t function.