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Boral Terracotta Roof Tiles: External Colours that Complement Your Melbourne Home's Overall Design

December 2, 2019

Terracotta has been highly revered for centuries as a durable, attractive construction material. This holds true even more so today, thanks to the quality of Boral terracotta roof tiles. Not only is this due to the company’s manufacturing methods and materials, but it is also because of the colour offerings that are long-lasting. Read more

Why Choose Salt Safe and Frost Resistant Boral Terracotta Roof Tiles

November 21, 2019

Your roofing materials matter a lot when you’re faced with different environmental factors, depending on where you choose to live. You can have extreme challenges whether you’re living near the ocean or in a cooler climate which experience frosty weather conditions. Read more

Boral Roof Tiles for Superior Acoustic and Aesthetic Roofing Solutions

November 8, 2019

The selection of roofing material is one of the most crucial factors in limiting the amount of noise that travels through the roof. Experts say that tiled roofs offer better acoustic and aesthetic performance than any other type of roofs due to its density and thickness. Luckily, Boral roof tiles fall under that category. Read more

Why is Sarking Recommended for Boral Tile Roofing?

October 28, 2019

Boral Roofs is considered as Australia’s largest construction materials and building supplier. Consequently, many household have opted to avail of Boral Tile Roofing services. One of the membranes used in Boral tile roofing is known as Sarking. Sarking is a thin, non-flammable membrane that is installed under tiles to reflect radiant heat and provide a water and dust-proof barrier. Below are the reasons why Sarking is recommended for Boral tile roofing especially in the creation of a fall arrest. Read more

Boral Roof Tiles: The Best Roof Material for Homes in Bush-fire Prone Areas

October 7, 2019

For a number of areas in Australia, a strict standard of architectural safety has been established that helps to guarantee property safety from inevitable bushfires. Due to certain areas being comprised of varying stretches of arid land, natural calamities like bushfires are inevitable, especially when temperatures soar to gruelling highs. Read more

How Terracotta Roof Tiles Increases Aesthetic and Performance Value of Your Roof

September 19, 2019

Choosing the right kind of roofing material can be a very tricky business, especially since there’s a bevy of different roofing materials that you can choose from in almost every home depot store. With the sheer variety of roofing tiles available today, the deciding factor that most people often resort to will be price, since roofing tiles are still by and large expensive items. Read more

Use Boral Terracotta Roofing Tiles to Reduce External Noise Brought by Weather Disturbances

September 4, 2019

There are various types of roofing material available throughout Australia. One of the most common roof types is metal roofing or steel roofs; the reason is that when compared to other types of roofing it is fairly inexpensive and easily installed. However, the problems people complain about with steel roofing is the external noise brought by weather disturbance. Read more

Boral French or Swiss Terracotta Roof Tiles: Choose What's Best for Your Roof Design

August 22, 2019

Typically, a roof makes up to 40% or more of the overall design of a house, which is why selecting the right roof tile is so important. After considering the common types of roofing materials available in Australia, such as asphalt shingles, metal roof sheeting, concrete roof tiles, and terracotta roof tiles, there are two important things that will determine which is the best for your roof design. Read more

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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