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Combining function and form with premium roofing designs

Learn about some functional considerations you need to make when choosing good roofing designs.

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Blending style with functionality

When it comes to sprucing up your home, the roof plays a pivotal role in both style and functionality. Top-notch roofing designs not only add charm to your property but also ensure it can weather the Aussie elements.

In Australia, where the climate can throw all sorts of surprises, from bad weather to even bushfires, it’s vital to strike a balance between style and functionality when choosing a roofing design.

What you need to consider when choosing a functional roofing design

Here are a few things you should keep in mind when picking a good roof design for your Aussie home:

Understand the Aussie climate

Before we delve into the specifics of roofing design, let’s talk about the Aussie climate. From scorching heat to heavy downpours, our country has to endure everything. Your roof has to be able to withstand it, no matter what.

Choose the right materials

Choosing the right type of roofing material is the first step towards a beautiful combination of style and function. For instance, COLORBOND steel has a wide variety of colours to match your home’s style and it’s very tough.

Integrate architectural design

Ensure that your roof is consistent with the style of your home. Find a roof that has the correct pitch and shape for your home design, and see if the selected roofing colour matches or contrasts with your house’s exterior wall.

Incorporate function aspects

Don’t forget the non-structural parts of your home’s roof. Good roofing designs must include features that will ensure your Aussie home’s long lifespan and efficiency, such as insulation, gutter and ventilation systems.

Consider maintenance

To keep your roof design looking good, long-lasting and functional, you must carry out regular maintenance. So make sure to schedule regular inspections to detect and patch up any roofing problems before they get out of hand.

Think about personal taste

In the end, your roof is your own reflection of your character and taste, therefore, you want it to show your uniqueness and artistry. You should pick a roof colour and style that looks good to you and makes you happy.

ClickSteel—the place of great roofing designs and more

At ClickSteel, we will save you time and effort as you browse through and select the best and most affordable steel roofing products and accessories for your home. We have a great selection of high-quality roofing products at our online store, supplied by some of the most well-known and respected companies in the industry including COLORBOND and ZINCALUME.

So what are you waiting for? Come on down to our online store and explore our collection of products from COLORBOND roofing suppliers today!

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See what our customers say about us

“We love ClickSteel for their wide range of Colorbond steel building products. We chose from a range of colours, and ordered the exact length we needed. As diehard DIY’rs, we know we can order anytime and it will be delivered to our doorstep within 5 days.”

Kim Sanders, Redland Bay, QLD

“Order arrived today, thank you very much – exactly on time and delivery driver dropped right next to my shed as requested. Great stuff. Cheers”



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“Before we found ClickSteel we’d have to wait for quotes on “Special Orders” and then more for the delivery. Now with ClickSteel I don’t need to wait. I simply jump online : order custom lengths, and enjoy delivery in 48hours!” 

David Byrne, Brisbane, QLD

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You can now buy COLORBOND roofing and pick it up at your nearest ClickSteel outlet!

Frequently asked questions

How do I choose the right colour for my roof?

The colour of your roof could affect your home’s appearance, comfort, and efficiency, so it is important to choose wisely. Consider the colour of your home, your surroundings and your taste when choosing your roofing colour.

How do I install roofing?

If you’re not confident about doing it yourself, roofing should be installed by a qualified and experienced roofing contractor, who can ensure that the roofing is properly fitted, secured, and sealed according to the manufacturer’s specifications and Australian standards.

Should I replace my damaged roof?

Roof replacement can be expensive, so if the damages are minor, consider just fixing the roof. However, if there’s extensive damage, like heavy corrosion, you should get the roof replaced as soon as possible.

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