Asphalt roofing is generally divided into two types which are organic and fibreglass. The organic shingles consist of wood fibre, cellulose, waste paper and other base mat material while fibreglass oriented asphalt shingles are on the other hand having special treated glass fibre reinforcement mat. Generally, building owner opts for this type of roofing allows wide range of colours, style (can be as similar as slate, cedar or wood), it is also very cost effective since extensive range of product pricing options can be selected, easy installation, lower risk in leakage issue and having high durability in lifespan. Furthermore, the product raw material itself is recyclable, high resistance against fire, wind, algae, impact, weather and other kind of chemicals.
Metal shingles roofing saves a lot of cost in the perspective of setup, maintenance, overall light-weight structure and eco-friendly to the environment. When metal roof colour deteriorates, it can still be repainted and yet it tolerates diverse kind of weather, it can have very wide options in term of theme, shape and colours to fit intended architectural designs. Metal roof can recycle at least 50% or above of its steel content, go into production for recycling and reuse, replacement of metal sheet can also be done without getting rid of the existing underlayment. It offers heat insulation that keep house from hot temperature, reduce the air-conditioner usage, anti-insect as well as providing long-life value to both industrial, commercial and residential, long-lasting which also meant you can use it for longer lifespan.
Concrete roofing in Malaysia are widely applied because of its obvious features, including the durability due to concrete nature, cost effectiveness, can withstand strong wind, UV, extreme weather, requires limited maintenance and easy cleaning. Varieties of shape and colour can be done through custom work. Concrete roof provides security, solid nature as it also able to prevent building from foreign objects intrusion. A proper designed roofing system allows optimization of building performance which comprises of functionalities such as constant air flow to keep air breathe is fresh, clean and keep away pollutants; rainwater drainage system, security, foreign substance defense, air ventilation, heat insulation, acoustic protection with additional foam or sheet to be included.
Wood shingles can be divided into two general kinds, shakes and shingles where the latter is shorter and thinner than the shakes. Wood shingle and wood shake can accomplish Class A fire rating with proper design, their dimension such as cedar wood is stable and able to retain the sizes even exposed to high humidity and will not have much shrinkage. In addition, it can also withstand against harmful UV, insect, fungus, wind, moisture and fire resistant through proper coating. In term of workability and appearance, it can be custom made easily to match design requirement. Cedar is one of the strongest timbers globally and has heat insulation feature by the material itself, definitely a good roofing choice for designer who want to bring out the rustic, authentic appearance.
There are two common types fall under this roofing category, which is the clay tile and slate roof. Both of these can have lifespan as long as to 100 years or more provided it does not receive destructive external damage. Both have many advantages such as maintenance is minimal while enjoying varieties of natural styles, colour and able to look similar to other roofing options such as concrete and wood shakes. They are also cost effective materials where replacement possibilities are low, recoating is not required to tolerate weather, fire, temperature and insects. By opting on them, we are also responsible to the environment since materials are naturally from the mother earth, energy and pollution used to manufacture them are low.
Polycarbonate is a firm and resilient thermoplastic material, yet it is also very lightweight and capable of withstanding harsh environments. It makes for an effective roofing material as it can withstand shocks and is virtually indestructible with 250 times the impact strength of float glass and 30 times that of acrylic. It is resistant to extreme temperatures and has UV protection, enabling the panels to last without discoloration or get damaged by direct sunlight. While polycarbonate roofing may inappropriate for an entire house; it is ideal for a wide variety of outdoor structures such as decks, garages, patios, sheds, industrial warehouses and conservatories, which allows natural light to be let in. Generally, polycarbonate roofing sheets are available in two variants, that is clear polycarbonate and foam backed polycarbonate roofing.
Aathaworld Sdn Bhd is a roofing supplier and roofing contractor in Malaysia which customize your roofing requirement for commercial, residential, industrial, high rise or landed properties, covering KL Kuala Lumpur, Klang Valley and other states in Malaysia.
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