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French Terracota Roof Tiles from Boral: An Ideal Fit for Both Rural and City Homes

August 8, 2019

Australia has a rich diversity of residential architectural design styles that have evolved over time. Many architectural residential designs have been influenced and borrowed from Europe and other countries, such as the Victorian style and the Georgian style from England and North America. While common architectural features of houses may vary between rural and city homes, the preferred choice of roofing material is often the same. Read more

What is the Minimum Pitch for a Roof Tile?

July 18, 2019

In the construction of houses, the pitch of a roof is one of the most important aspects. What is the importance of the pitch of a roof? The pitch is the steepness of a roof – the angle of a roof’s slope. Read more

Striata Roof Tile Designs from Boral: Perfect for Country-Style Homes

July 3, 2019

There is something appealing about old-fashioned roofing that is slowly fading into the oblivion of modernity. On rare occasions, you may still find some traditional roofing in historical buildings that have been preserved for posterity, or in some of the more affluent buildings that can afford to invest in high-quality old-fashioned roofing materials. Read more

Fashionable Vogue Boral Roof Tiles for Contemporary Homes

June 17, 2019

There are many styles of contemporary homes, with pitched roofs becoming a more common feature. Pitched roofs are common in areas that experience heavy rains and snow throughout the year. Many contemporary homes being built today have different slopped roofs that allow snow and rain to slide off easily and are deigned in a way that does not sacrifice a modern appeal. Read more

Terracotta Roof Tiles for Coastal Home Roofing

June 4, 2019

If you have a home on the coast, whether it is your permanent address or weekend retreat house, it is important to find the best coastal roofing materials that can withstand salt, sunshine, moisture, and occasional high winds and rain. Read more

Choosing an Authorised Boral Roofing Specialist: Why is it Important?

May 15, 2019

One of the most important questions to ask yourself when considering buying a new roof is which roofing material is the best for my house? It is a very important question to ask as the type of roof material you choose will not only add to the beauty of your house, but it will be a shield that protects your home from the elements. Read more

Mediterranean Style Homes: Why Terracotta Tiles are the Best Fit

May 1, 2019

Mediterranean architecture is renowned the world over for its unique aesthetics. One of the most noticeable traits of Mediterranean aesthetics is the reliance on terracotta as a primary material in architectural construction. Read more

Boral Roof Tiles for Roof Overhang: Design and Functionality at Its Finest

April 17, 2019

Roof overhangs are necessity for every house. These are crucial for providing shade to windows and help to reduce the amount of rain and heat that could otherwise hit doors and the siding of houses. Read more

Linea Concrete Roof Tiles: Benefits of Durability and Colour-Through Design

April 2, 2019

People may argue that tile roofing is by and large pricier than the average metal roofing; however, there are certain advantages that concrete and terracotta roof tiles have that metal roofing simply cannot emulate. Read more

Connecting Old Tile Roofing with a New House Roofing Extension: How is this Done?

March 18, 2019

If you have plans to add a new house extension, then there are many things you need to consider before getting started. One such consideration is whether connecting old tile roofing with a new house roofing extension is possible, or not? Read more

Roof Repair: Roof Pointing and Roof Rebedding Explained

March 5, 2019

While concrete and clay roof tiles are durable and long-lasting, eventually the time will come when roof repair and maintenance is needed for roof pointing and roof rebedding. What is roof pointing and roof rebedding? Roof pointing and roof bedding are vital parts of a roof’s structure. Read more

Glazed and Unglazed Terracotta Roof Tiles: Know the Differences

February 22, 2019

If you are in the planning stages of a home renovation project, and you have decided to reroof your house with terracotta roof tiles, then you should know the difference between glazed and unglazed tiles before you make any finale decision. Read more

Terracotta and Concrete Roof Tiles: How Can You Tell the Difference?

February 14, 2019

How can you tell the difference between terracotta and concrete tiles? That is a good question to ask, as these two types of roofing material look very similar and are nearly indistinguishable to the untrained eye. Read more

How Roof Tiles Can Help Limit Noise

January 29, 2019

Exterior noise can be a major distraction that can prevent property owners from enjoying peace and quiet within their homes. Read more

Flexible Pointing for Boral Roof Tiles: What is it all about?

January 15, 2019

While the largest section of concrete and terracotta roofing consists of field tiles that are easily secured to the roof, special adhesive is needed for hip and ridge tiles. One of the best adhesive mechanical fasteners for popular concrete and terracotta Boral roof tiles is Flexible Pointing, as it meets and exceeds building code standards for fixing hip and ridge tiles to roofs. Read more

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