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Wall Cladding Benefits that Go Beyond Aesthetics

13 December 2019

Everyone knows that a wall cladding improves the overall appearance of the surface it is applied into. Its appeal adds to the overall life of the construction. As a result, it serves as the most popular alternative for renovating any exterior structure and existing building. However, wall cladding’s purpose does not stop there. The benefits of wall cladding can definitely go beyond aesthetics. Weather Resistance and Thermal Insulation Exterior wall cladding is a type of material, which is used to provide a layer or an extra skin. In the field of construction, it is used widely to provide weather resistance […]

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Essential Tips Before Hiring a Slate Roofing Company

02 December 2019

It is normal for everyone to think through every decision they make especially if their repercussion holds a great significance for a long time. Such is also true in hiring a slate roofing company. All of them will claim that they are reliable and expert in doing the construction work you desire. But that won’t be for certain until they actually do the job. Below are the essential tips before hiring a slate roofing company. Be Present When They Inspect the Roof People normally pay less attention on the estimation and inspection and more on the other parts of the […]

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Three Main Slate Roof Installation Mistakes that You Should Avoid

21 November 2019

Slate roofs are popularly known for its durability and cost. Although it uses much more expensive roofing materials, slate roof tiles are proven to last for over 75 years. However, there are certain instances wherein their durability and aesthetic value are compromised. This normally happens when there is a mistake in its installation. Below are some of its examples. Incorrect Flashing Installation It is important that your roof flashing be installed the right way. For those who do not know, roof flashing is a thin material usually made of galvanized steel. They are commonly used by professional roofers to direct […]

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How Hebel Cladding Delivers a Warmer and Safer Home

05 November 2019

Cladding is a term used to describe the application or coating of one material over another to form a non- structural, external surface. Since it is a non-structural surface, it does not normally contribute to the stability of a certain object. Instead, it offers thermal insulation and weather resistance for construction purposes. Cladding often involves materials such as wood, metal, brick, vinyl, and composite materials that can include aluminium, wood, blends of cement and recycled polystyrene, wheat and rice straw fibres. Hebel is an Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) lightweight building material made from sand, cement, recycled material, lime, gypsum and […]

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Installation of Spanish Slate Roofing: Qualities that Will Make Make Your Roof Stand Out

16 October 2019

By installing a Spanish slate roof on your home, you are adding natural beauty, timeless character and lasting value to your residence. This desirable rock is quarried, or mined, from holes, tunnels, pits or deep shafts in the ground. First, it must be crafted by hand into workable sizes. It can then be split into roofing shingles with the use of hammers and chisels. These shingles are then perforated with nail holes to prepare each thin slab of slate to be attached securely to a roof deck with nails. Once installed, slate roofs will normally last for at least 100 […]

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