Roofing News and Information


Choose a Colorbond colour

Colorbond comes in an amazing array of colour choices but sometimes having so many choices can actually make the final decision that much harder.

This ultimate guide to choosing your Colorbond colours is just an extension of our outstanding expert advice and consultation service.


Bluescope Warranty Colorbond

This guide tells you how to get the best out of the very helpful and comprehensive BlueScope Steel warranties page so that you can make sure your roofing investment is protected.

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Created by roofers for roofers

After five years of design, development and testing, the specialised Magnetic Roofer® is vastly superior to any roofing footwear you have worn in the past.

...these shoes were created by roofers for roofers.


Replacing your concrete tiled roof with a Colorbond Metal Roof

Colorbond is arguably the most popular and brand aware roofing material in Australia today...

... and Colorbond roofs are seen as increasingly desirable by potential property buyers.

So, in short, replacing tired old roofing tiles with Colorbond is going to add a real boost to your property’s value.

BAL FZ - What It Is & What You Need To Do About It?

Bush Fire Danger Ratings

...Bush fire—two simple words that are guaranteed to raise your stress levels and your insurance premiums.

Although Australians have never taken bushfires lightly the forecast is that bushfire intensity and frequency are only going to get worse.

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Ridge Capping It's an Essential Aspect of Any Well-Sealed Roof

Stratco Colorbond Ridge Capping Products
Stratco Colorbond Ridge Capping

It’s usually the last feature to be added to your roof but... is vitally important that it’s done correctly, as ridge capping prevents water and wind from getting underneath your roofing tiles or sheets through the highly exposed and vulnerable ridge seam.

Ridge capping also adds an attractive finish to the roof line.

Beautify Your Home and Enhance Your Investment With Architectural Panels

Architectural Panels Snapline 45 in Colorbond 1

Architectural Panels Snapline 45 in Colorbond

Australian roofing trends have come a long way since the days of basic shingles and tiles.

Renovators tend to go for metal roofing and wall cladding, a trend inspired by European and American design looks.

Climaseal 5 Metal Roofing Screws for a Longer Lasting Roof

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Anti Corrosive Roofing Screws Climaseal 5 by Buildex

We all know that corrosion is a major problem for roofs in Australia but did you know that using the incorrect roof screws could lead to the complete failure of your roof?

Trying to save some money by using inferior screws is a recipe for disaster.

Using the wrong screw can actually speed up the corrosion process due to:

Cor-ten Steel Panels for Cladding and Roofing - Combining the Best of the Old and the New

Corten Cladding Project

Corten Cladding Project

When you want to create an architectural masterpiece for your next roofing or cladding project, new, doesn’t always mean better.

But when you can combine the best of the old with modern innovation you can create something truly special. 

And now, Cor-Ten A weather resistant steel opens up a vision of the future with a...

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Lysaght Living Collection Pergola Roofing


Pergolas, Patios, Verandahs - Superior Roofing Options

Pergolas, patios, verandahs and covered outdoor areas are a popular and inexpensive way to maximise your outdoor space.

With a well-designed covered outdoor area you can enjoy the outdoors or entertain friends and family whatever the weather.

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Polycarbonate Roofing

Outdoor Living with Polycarbonate Roofing

Polycarbonate Multiwall Sheet Roofing, What Makes It So Popular?

Imagine being able to have lots of natural light streaming through your roof...

...solid protection against the weather, and excellent insulation qualities that keep you warm in winter and cool in summer all in one product.

Polycarbonate Multiwall Sheets can give you all these qualities in abundance; that’s why it is such a popular choice for roofing in Australia.

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Metal Roofing for Your Home

Choose Metal Roofing for Your New Home

Why Are Metal Roofs the No 1 Choice for Australian Homes?

The roof is one of the most important parts of any building.

Choosing the right roofing material will protect your home from the elements, increase structural strength, and add value to the property.

But replacing your roof can be expensive so it’s important you get it right, that's why it's important to get...

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Solar Sklylight

Klip-Lok 700 Roofing by LYSAGHT

Klip-lok 700 - The Best Flat Deck Roofing Is Now Better Than Ever

It’s not often you can improve a superior product that has been trusted and relied on for more than thirty years.

But advances in the waterproof design, ease of installation, and additional appearance options make the new Klip-lok 700 hi-strength roofing panels better than ever

Klip-lok’s stunning seamless long line profile creates an ever changing play with light and shadow that will mark your building as a special place in the hearts of your employees, clients and community.

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Solar Sklylight

VELUX VSS Solar Sklylight

Solar Skylight - The All New Solar Powered Skylight by VELUX

Light and beauty are two of the classic cornerstones of great house design.

Now, with the VELUX solar powered skylight you can enhance your home with both beauty and light in abundance.

The VELUX solar-powered skylight features the latest in smart technology, and combines these with timeless design elegance to bring light, ventilation, and hard-wearing beauty to your home.

Light, beauty, intelligent design, and superior strength—these are the qualities you want in your home.

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Architectural Panelling

Nailstrip, Snaplock and Interlock

Standing Seam Guide: What Are The Different Types of Standing Seam Roofs?

Standing seam cladding panels offer a modern and prestigious cladding alternative that looks at home on any building...

From residential homes to schools, industrial buildings and commercial premises.

These cladding panels ally superb aesthetic values with flexible construction and design techniques...

... that provide an outstanding roofing and cladding product with superior aesthetics and longevity.

Check out the full guide on all the different types of standing seam roofs...

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BONUS: Download all the No 1 Roofing Architectural Panel Data Sheets that will give you the full product specifications for each of the panel profiles.