Colour bond roofs are getting more and more popular nowadays and why not there are so many reasons to be so popular. People are shifting their mindset about roofing system or style from old school to modern. There is blue scope ultra-colour bond and Lysaght colour bond etc. People are replacing a terracotta roof from colour bond roofs. So, where there are pros for having something there are cons as well. Let’s have a look at the pros and cons of the colour bond roof.
Light in weight which means less pressure on the building structure
Doesn’t absorb water like terracotta tiles or bricks which becomes the reason for no place for moulds.
Also got for verandas if you are planning to have one.
It needs very little maintenance as it is water-resistant as compare to the other material which becomes the reason for less water leakage.
Easy to install.
Good for flats
Due to its quality of exceptional insulation of thermal energy there is an obvious reduction in the cost and usage of the man-made energy.
Good for snowy areas as the snow will not sit on the roof.
It can withstand extreme windy conditions as well.
Repainting is needed once every ten years.
There were the pros of installing colour bond for your roof. Now let’s have a look at the cons of having replace metal roof Balgowlah.
Once colour bond is installed, they are not easy to cut through and make some new changes you want like a ventilator or something like this.
Colour bond roof is not good at keeping the noise outside. During the rain, the sound of the raindrops hitting the roof will be amplified by the metal. This sound can be reduced by installing insulation blanket, but it will still be louder.
It is not suitable for areas near the sea because the metal and bonding paint will not be able to resist or withstand the salty water and moisture in the air. The metal will start to rust.
In summer the building will be hotter but with a proper ventilation system, we can manage to keep the place on the cooler side.
If not fixed properly with proper professional expertise the roof might leak during the rain.
So, these are the pros and cons of installing a colour bond roofing system. Surely there are more advantages of having colour bond than the advantages. Even sometimes installing a colour bond roof is cheaper than concrete or new metal roof in Crows Nest and easy to manage as well.