Looking for a new Colorbond Roof?
We’ve compiled a list of common questions you’ll have when it comes to replacing your old roof with Colorbond or if you have a new structure and require a corrugated metal roof.
What is Colorbond?
It is a brand name for a pre-painted steel product which is manufactured by the famous Bluescope Steel. Colorbond is perfect if you are looking to create modish appearance or if you prefer to have a roofing material that is flexible to be used in situations that is not applicable with the traditional terracotta or concreate roofing tile.
Colorbond is increasingly used by home owners who want to renovate their homes, patios, car pot etc., and want a modern look which matches with their color scheme.
What Colorbond Colours can I choose from?
There are a wide range of colors available. You can also match the colour to your new or existing home or business’ roofing, guttering, fence or fascia colours if they are made from Colorbond steel. See below for a small selection of the more popular colours.
What are the advantages of a Colorbond over tiled roofs?
Aside from the great clean look that is possible, Colorbond is thermally efficient, helping to keep your property cooler during the Summer and warmer in Winter. If properly installed together with insulation options, it also helps you reduce rain noise.
Color flexibility is one of the big reasons people choose Colorbond as it’s very versatile when it comes to different flexible designs and the broad range of colours to choose from. This way you can get a finish that best fits the design and structural requirements for your home or commercial business.
Strength and durability is another reason this brand is highly trusted. The quality of product ensures there is solid resistance to common problems like chipping, cracking and peeling. It’s highly resistant to the worst, the Australian weather can throw at it.
What’s the difference between Colorbond and other Metal Roof Sheeting?
There’s quite a few other brands of roofing sheet metal out there. What most people don’t realise is the quality differences between the different brands. Colorbond is known for it’s quality and durability mostly due to the quality of the steel and the way it is finished (paint and protective layers).
Is Colorbond and Corrugated Iron the same thing?
Colorbond is a brand name of metal sheeting product used for roofing. Other brands can be inferior and vary in their quality. Essentially Colorbond is a corrugated metal roofing product bonded with coloured paint.
What is a Tin Roof or Zincalume Roof?
Zincalume steel is a durable metal made from aluminum, zinc and silicon. It is well known for it’s durability also however, it obviously doesn’t come painted. Zincalume was proven and tested to be reliable and stands up to all of the elements.
Key Features of Zincalume
- Corrosion resistance
- Secure and Durable
- Heat reflectivity
- Superior strength and lightweight
- Design flexibility
- Environmental friendly
Can Colorbond be used in any type of roofing?
Absolutely! Colorbond is becoming Australia’s preferred roofing material for both homes and businesses because of its stylish, lightweight, sturdy, and weather resistant properties.
Do you install Colorbond roofing?
Yes, we do. You just need to tell us what you want and our staff will take care of the work for you including measurement, quoting, installation and any insurance procedures.
How much does a Colorbond Roof cost?
The final cost would actually depend at lot on the amount of material needed (measured in square meters) and whether additional work has to be done underneath the sheeting i.e. structural roofing support, insulation etc. Other things that also determine the final cost include height, accessibility, pitch and roof shape/design.
You need to call one of our estimators to quote your specific roof to get an accurate answer of how much a new colorbond roof will cost.
Colorbond Roofing Pictures
Please take a look at some of our recent installations below.