A roofing contractor examining a new home

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Without it, you would be defenseless against the weather. It doesn’t make sense to cut costs on the most critical structure of your house by not using a professional roofing contractor.

After all, bad workmanship can be more expensive further down the track and even endanger your life. As the old saying goes, “if you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you see how much it costs to hire an amateur”.

The Importance of Good Roof Design

The roof is the most overworked and underappreciated part of any house. The Australian climate exposes your roof to a variety of brutal conditions, from harsh sun and 40-degree weather in summer to cold rain and strong winds in winter. It is vital that your roofing material is capable of handling these various conditions, or you may find yourself having to constantly repair, maintain or even replace your roof after a short period of time.

The rise and fall in temperature can cause metal roofing to expand and contract. A roof constructed from terracotta tiles or concrete tiles looks great and provides versatility. It is capable of meeting a variety of design demands as well as being exceedingly strong and long lasting.

Properly installing high-quality roof tiling is no easy matter, though. Professional roofing contractors who have experience working with tiles can ensure it is properly installed and help you find a tile with a colour and profile that compliments your home design.

Utilising the right materials and installation methods guarantees a greater longevity of your roof, saves you money in the long-term, and ensures a safe, stable and high-quality structure.

The Importance of Quality Installation

Installing a roof or re-roofing a home requires highly skillful, detailed work that follows specific procedures and specialist methods. DIY projects in the home are becoming are a popular way of cutting costs, but roofing is one area that you just shouldn’t try and do yourself.

Roofing professionals can quickly evaluate the specific roofing needs of a home. This covers everything from the appropriate tiles and Sarking to the installation method. An experienced roofer has an extensive knowledge about the different kinds of materials available, the advantages and disadvantages of them, and their appropriate application. They are also well connected to suppliers who provide discounts, resulting in a lower cost than if you were to source them yourself.

Time is Money

Installing a roof is a very big job. Someone who has little or no experience in roofing will take much longer to complete the project. As well as this, they will increase the risk of substandard work. This means your appliances and fixtures will be exposed for a longer time, leading to devastating effects if you experience heavy rain or other extreme weather conditions.

Safety First

Roofing is also a dangerous job. Amateurs may not be able to properly assess the risks and protect themselves. Professional roofing contractors are insured and have a comprehensive understanding of occupational health and safety.

Roof Top Industries has more than 30 years of experience installing tiled roofs in Perth, Wangara and around Western Australia. For friendly, honest advice and a free measure and quote, contact us today.