Why do colours change and what can we do to ensure we choose the right colour to meet our expectations.
Heres how you achieve the recommended R-values for the relevant energy zones in accordance with SANS 10400 part XA: 2021 Edition 2
The aim of this study was to determine if cool technology performed better than a standard good quality white roof paint, in its ability to deliver a cooler roof.
A roof is made up of a system of products working together and it’s important to be clear on the terminology, especially since the parts of a roof can be referred to in different ways. 1. Eaves: The eaves of a roof is its lowest horizontal edge. The eaves may terminate flush with the outer […]
Choosing a new roof requires more thought than simply choosing a tile and colour. There are a range of considerations including: Pitch: The pitch of your roof will dictate what products you can use. It is important to remember that different products can only be laid at certain pitches. Details of the pitch performance of […]
Efflorescence describes white deposits found on building materials such as concrete roof tiles, block paving, clay bricks, calcium silicate bricks, mortar and concrete. The term covers a number of phenomena and various forms can occur. The deposits found on different materials vary significantly in chemical composition and method of...
Flat interlocking tiles must be installed to a broken bond pattern, with the interlocks staggered. This aids the performance of the tiles – the broken bond configuration allows any water draining into the interlock on one tile to disperse safely onto the flat surface of a tile below. If the tiles are installed with the […]