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3 August 2018 - 13:28, by , in Roof Restoration, Roofing, Comments off
Roof leaks are a common and annoying problem. Roof leaks can be caused by a lack of maintenance. Here are 10 common causes of leaking roofs witch will needa roof repair. 1. Broken tiles. 2. Cracks or holes in flashings. 3. Gutters overflow from failure to clean gutters. 4. Leafs and debree blocking waterflow in...
3 August 2018 - 13:25, by , in Roof Restoration, Roofing, Comments off
Maintaining the health of your roof will save you thousands in the long run and ensure you protect your most valuable asset – your home. All roofs will deteriorate over time, it’s inevitable, however, with these simple tips you can ensure to get the full lifetime out of your roof: Check your gutter regularly –...
3 August 2018 - 13:21, by , in Roof Restoration, Roofing, Comments off
If you are considering doing your own roof repairs, or even just taking a look at your roof, make sure you keep safe to avoid any accidents. The majority of accidents happen on ladders so ensure that your ladder is safe and placed on flat ground and that it is securely hooked on to the...
3 August 2018 - 13:13, by , in Roof Restoration, Roofing, Comments off
As we move into the hot summer months, it is a good time to check whether your roof can stand up to the harsh Singapore conditions and weather-proof your home. Here are seven good reasons why you should restore your roof. To increase the value of your home Roof restoration increases the value of your home...
3 August 2018 - 11:13, by , in Roofing, Comments off
Article #1 – The history of roofing Modern day roofing has been developed over thousands of years due to the various natural resources, knowledge, technological advancements and experience. From wood, mud and straw, to tiling, steel sheets and beyond, roofs are the single most important aspect of every home. The history of roofing is an...
3 August 2018 - 10:58, by , in Roof Restoration, Roofing, Comments off
Beware of cheap Roof Restorations that sound too good to be true – they probably are! When carried out by qualified and licensed professionals, roof restorations are a very effective way to improve your home and add value to your property. However, home owners need to protect their assets and be wary of the many...
22 June 2018 - 10:52, by , in Roofing, Comments off
The following projects A, B, C and D are on-going projects or projects that were recently completed. These developments use prefabricated systems like precast structural steel or a hybrid system using steel column and flat plate system and light gauge steel frame. The projects have demonstrated a construction-efficient design with better quality and improved site...
3 May 2018 - 9:21, by , in Roofing, Waterproofing, Waterproofing Singapore, Comments off
SINGAPORE: It will be a wet start to the month of May, with moderate to heavy thundery showers forecast by the Meteorological Service of Singapore. In an advisory on Wednesday (May 2), the Met Service said rain is expected mostly in the afternoon on six to eight days during the first half of the month. “On a few...
26 April 2018 - 10:45, by , in Roofing, Waterproofing, Comments off
BACKGROUND Most roofs in Singapore are constructed using reinforced concrete which is known to have pores or capillary tracts. Depending on the designed strength, density and installation techniques, the number of pores can vary. These pores are interconnected within the concrete and water will penetrate through such capillary tracts aided by osmotic effect. Concrete is...
5 April 2018 - 12:45, by , in Roofing, Comments off
We all know the economic and environmental benefits of green roofs, but how do you ensure that your client’s vision of a green roof is realized? Today we had the pleasure of talking with Nick Smith of green roof system specialist Zinco International. He shared some key considerations to keep in mind when designing a...