Blog – Architectural Roofing + Building Supplies


5 Reasons to use Stainless Steel in Roofing & Cladding

Why use Stainless steel when choosing roof or cladding materials? Its sheer strength, corrosion resistance, and long life cycle pushes it into a class of its own. Stainless steel is environmentally friendly because it is 100% recyclable – making it a popular choice in new architectural designs, with a raw, industrial style finish. 1.

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Choosing the right COLORBOND ® colour

To help you find the perfect colour for your next roofing project, COLORBOND ® steel’s inspiring colours are presented in five groups – Contemporary, Classic, Fencing, Ultra and the new Matt finish. All the colours have been inspired by the colours of Australia. So, whether you prefer colours that are subtle or bold, light or

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POSITION VACANT – Sheet Metal Fabricator

JOIN THE ARBS TEAM! WE ARE EXPANDING! Architectural Roofing + Building Supplies is in an exciting period of growth, with new opportunities arising in all areas of the business. CURRENT VACANCIES Sheet Metal Craftsman and Metal Cladding Fabricator We’re growing and fast! Architectural Roofing + Building Supplies Pty Ltd is looking for sheet metal craftsmen

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The Perfect Patina

Each architectural metal has a different response to aging. The word “Patina” describes the oxidization layer which builds up on metal surfaces. By using these types of metals, projects are rewarded with a material that will take on its own characteristics and will evolve over time. Corten Corten Steel weathering steel is a type

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V25 Interlocking Panel

V25 Interlocking Panel Wall Cladding transforms AGS Commercial Project

Contemporary, elegant, and sleek. The V25 Interlocking Panel wall cladding system needs little introduction. Popular for those preferring dramatic facades with deep express joins and a modern visual effect. Not just reserved for residential applications, commercial projects are reeping the benefits of this aesthetically pleasing profile. This recent AGS Commercial project featured a V25 Interlocking

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Nailstrip Cladding profile

NailStrip. Why is this Cladding Profile so Popular?

Similar in appearance to Standing Seam and Snaplock, the Nailstrip installation method doesn’t require specialist tools – making it a popular alternative for installers who don’t have access to Standing Seam equipment. Nailstrip panels are designed to ‘snap’ together – meaning a low fuss installation and no clips required. This cladding profile is a

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Why use Standing Seam Cladding?

Not just a pretty façade, Standing Seam cladding can give a range of other benefits to a project, add additional value and offer a versatility that other installations simply cannot. Trending strongly in the past few years, the Standing Seam profile is popular for projecting a contemporary, modern, strong and textured look.  You’ll find architects using

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The Best Roofing Materials for Australian homes

What’s the right choice? For something that keeps the elements out of the home, selecting the right roofing materials is a decision to take seriously when building or replacing a roof. Roofing has evolved over time and plays an important element in the architecture of the home. Don’t forget the Australian climate can be

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