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What Makes Monier™ Concrete Tile Impervious to Frost and Ice

16 July 2019

When selecting a new roof, one feature to look for is high durability in all types of weather, especially during the winter months of the year. After all, it is the winter weather that causes frost and ice to occur on roofs. This can make the tiles or other roofing materials wear out quickly unless […]

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Do Roof Tiles Become More Porous Over Time?

02 July 2019

Many homeowners are turning to terracotta or concrete roofing tiles for their roofs, while others fear that these tiles become more porous over the years. Since these materials start off with the ability to absorb water easily during their manufacturing process, it is not surprising that the latter group may think this way. With this […]

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The Money-Saving Benefits of a Timely Re-Roofing Using Monier™ Roof Tiles

17 June 2019

When it is time to refurbish your roof, if your roof is still in viable condition with no signs of structural damage and consists of only one layer of roofing materials, you can opt for re-roofing which is less expensive than roof replacement is. This means that you have caught your roof’s aging issues in […]

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Replacement of Battens in Roof Installation: When Is It Necessary?

03 June 2019

In a normal roof construction, battens are attached to the sheathing over the underlayment. Usually, they are wood but can be of other durable materials as well. The roof tiles, slates or metal sheets are affixed to the battens in a secure fashion with the appropriated fasteners. Their orientation is determined by environmental conditions, roof […]

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Spanish-Style Australian Homes: Have Them in Style with Monier™ Terracotta Roof Tiles

16 May 2019

The Spanish architectural style is quite popular here in Australia. It not only is reminiscent of the architectural traditions that the Spanish Empire spread to various parts of the world during the twentieth century, but this style also is full of romantic charm and even earthy characteristics. While you can stray from the basis of […]

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Flat Roof Designs for a Modern Home: Why Choose Monier™ Tiles?

01 May 2019

You must select your roofing carefully for any style of roof today to ensure that your home is thoroughly protected. This fact goes double for flat roof designs for modern houses since all materials are not suited to low-pitched roofs. Also, you need a resilient choice that will last for years without major issues happening […]

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Qualities That Make Monier™ Roofing Tiles Ideal for Ocean-View and Beachfront Homes

16 April 2019

When you own an ocean-view or a beachfront home, you must ensure that it can stand up to exposure from saltwater along with the other environmental and weather elements of your location. This includes the roofing material on your house. Whether your house needs a roof to finish its construction or you require a replacement […]

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Monier™ Terracotta Roof Tiles: A Heritage-Preserving Tile Technology

02 April 2019

The use of terracotta for various purposes dates back approximately six thousand years. Its history of being used for roof tiles here in Australia dates back to the late 1800s with the Federation-styled homes. These houses had complex roof designs that provided an air of grandeur to them. You can still see examples of these […]

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Is Roof Condensation a Major Concern When You Have Tile Roofing?

22 March 2019

Condensation should be a primary concern with any type of roofing, including tile since it can occur with any style of roof, home or building, especially during the colder months of the year, unless proper measures are taken. Moisture is the main cause of this issue, and it happens when the heated air inside the […]

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What Is Roof Sarking for Roofing Tiles? When Do You Need It?

05 March 2019

Roof sarking is a flexible laminated membrane for use under roofing for tiles for added protection to the roof’s structural components. It is applied at the time of the roof installation prior to setting the tiles into place. It depends upon the size of your roof as to whether Australian building codes mandate the use […]

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