3 reasons why it is important to get your roofing right

It’s easy to forget about how important your roof is. A roof does so much more than enclose your home. Here are 3 reasons why it is important to get your roofing right.

 

Energy Efficiency

Did you know your roof has a large impact on the energy efficiency of your home? The colour of the roof and the insulation used will impact how energy efficient your home is.

Colour

Generally speaking, a darker roof will absorb more heat than a lighter colour roof. Lighter roof colours reflect the heat and are a better choice for energy efficiency.

If you are after a new roof or re-roof, the NextSTAR™ Australis Series from Nexteel™ has a wide variety of light roof colours to choose from. Here are our top picks.

NextSTAR™ Hotham™ – Inspired by the fresh, crisp white peaks of Mt Hotham.

NextSTAR™ Coorong™ – a tribute to the beautiful Coorong World Heritage area here in South Australia.

NextSTAR™ Freycinet™ – named after the stunning Freycinet Peninsular in Tasmania.

Insulation

The type of insulation you use has a huge impact on the energy efficiency of your home. A good quality insulation will help your house stay warm in winter and cool in summer.

Placing the insulation blanket directly under the roof sheets will reduce the heat that enters the roof cavity. This in turn will ensure your home is more energy efficient.

 

Protecting your home

One of the most important roles of your roof is to protect the contents of your home (yourselves included!) A roof made from strong, durable and effective materials will keep your contents safe.

Nexteel™ steel roofing is strong, lightweight and provides increased security for your home. When your roof uses materials like steel, it becomes so much more than a cover for your home.

 

Aesthetic

There are many reasons for considering the aesthetic of your roof. For one, your roof is the main focal point of your home. Making sure it looks good and fits in with the rest of the house is important.

It is also a factor in resale value as a roof that needs work will drop the price of your home.

As you can see, the importance of your roof cannot be understated. Are you considering a re-roof or roof restoration? Give our experienced roofing team a call today and request a quote.

 
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