Livestock producers could improve animal health and slash electricity costs by installing an innovative see-through wall on buildings.
Colorbond is a fantastic Australian steel product that has many versatile uses. The most common usage is for roofing, rainwater goods such as flashings and rain heads and fencing but at Action Sheetmetal & Roofing we have also used the flat sheet for signage panels, desk tops and for the skin of trailers.
Have you ever considered if the steel you are using or purchasing is sustainable? Or where it originated from?
A material such as steel is a sustainable material for reasons that are vital to all parties concerned. Steel products are durable and the long life of steel means that valuable resources and energy consumption is conserved in the manufacturing process of other building materials.
Spring is here and it is bringing with it all the wonderful things that shout life. It’s time to make your patio living space a place of entertainment this spring and summer. With just a few simple additions, a patio can be a wonderful place to entertain throughout the warm months ahead. Personal taste and individual personality can easily be reflected in outdoor living spaces.
Have you been enjoying the gorgeous sunny spring days on the Gold Coast? Although a little dry for the lawn and garden, the temperatures have been great. Spring is the perfect time for a ‘spring clean’ or to finish those renovation jobs you’ve had waiting for you on the list. Why not focus on one of the areas that families use the most, your patio living space.
While living on the Gold Coast has many pros, one disadvantage is the lack of space for green areas and in particular gardens. It seems our backyards are getting smaller and we want to know how to achieve the maximum room with limited space.
Aspiring gardeners will be pleased to hear about an innovative trend called “the vertical garden”.
Patio roofs can be made from many different materials. Adding a cover to your home's patio can make it a comfortable place to sit even when the outside temperature is very high or very low. Insulated patios, also known as sandwich panel use foam between steel sheets to create an insulated panel that also spans further than standard Colorbond or other metal roofing.
Creating the perfect space either indoor or outdoor starts with inspiration. Why not go digital and create a story board (pin board) in one easily accessible place on Pinterest.
Why retreat indoors in winter, when you can enjoy the sunny QLD winters relaxing on your patio. Want some tips on creating the ideal winter outdoor living space?
So it would be fair to say that we haven’t had the best summer ever, weather wise, but if you have an Insulated Roofing panel covered patio I bet you enjoyed it more than most.
Now that the rain is back, again, and autumn may have arrived, don’t give up on enjoying lazy afternoons outside if your patio isn't what you'd like it to be. An insulated roof panel patio may be what you need.
This week’s flooding in South East QLD should remind us all of the importance of undertaking basic maintenance of our roofs. Read on for how you can help protect your home from a leaking roof.
From some of the questions we’ve been receiving lately we haven’t done a good job of letting people know that we deliver daily to suburbs all over the Gold Coast.
One of the most common ways people come unstuck when planning their patio or outdoor living space is by trying to span their roofing further than it is engineered to go.
Getting good advice early on can save time, money and heartache – and good advice is on hand.
With less than seven weeks until Christmas it is time to get cracking if you are planning on having a new patio or outdoor area wrapped and under the tree. The maunfacturers close down for a couple of weeks over Christmas so now is the time to get ready for any holiday projects.
Ok, so talking about the size of your patio doesn’t carry the same risk as telling the possible truth about how your better half’s new jeans really look, but it is important that you get a clear idea of what you are trying to achieve before you start building your new outdoor area. Here are some lessons we've learned from years of experience.
Recently one of our customers, Graham, showed us how he used the curved sheets to form an interesting and effective border to his garden. We think it is a great idea and are pleased to be sharing it with you. Thanks Graham!
Do you have an idea for something you want made from metal and don’t know how to go about it? Perhaps we can help you.
A lot of what we do is for private use, where someone has a particular problem they’re trying to solve or a creative item they would like for their home and we work with them to make it.
Most people don’t get to plan their home improvements at work, so to help you get a handle on the cost of adding an insulated panel roof to your home we have created this simple calculator that will let you know an indicative cost for an insulated panel roof.