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The number of online shoppers continues to swell every year. When it comes to gadgets, books, music and movies and yes, even Colorbond roofing, a sizeable number of consumers purchase products online. It is also worthwhile to mention that more and more people are checking out the products they wish to purchase at physical stores, but buy them online. Why? Here are several compelling reasons to shop online, whether you are eyeing to purchase the latest smartphone or corrugated irons sheets for your next building or roofing project.

Informed shopping decisions

When you are about to purchase a big ticket item, you do not simply proceed to buy. The first thing that you probably do is look for retailers and check their offers. The conventional way to do that would be to visit each shop that sells that item. The trouble here is that you may find a shop that offers the lowest price, but then you end up spending more on gas and you have wasted precious time, negating the cost savings.

With online shopping, you can readily find online merchants that sell similar items. Here, you can immediately compare prices or even better deals — all these in the convenience of your home or office.

Wider product selection

Some online merchants offer a vast array of products, a few of which you cannot find in your local stores. Apart from these, through effective website design, navigating through these products becomes a breeze, allowing you to easily find the exact item you are looking for and save precious time.

Competitive prices

With rising prices, the savvy shopper knows how to play the waiting game — that is, finding sellers, online or offline, who can offer the best prices for a particular item. Today’s online stores can afford to offer competitive prices for their goods simply because they do not have to contend with overhead costs that conventional stores have to pay for. These savings, in turn, are passed on to consumers.

Online reputation

Some consumers avoid buying products online because of several fears. However, if you are diligent in your search, you’ll be able to find quite a number of reputable sellers. In fact, many online merchants guard their online reputation quite closely because an adverse online post can hurt their business. Before completing any transaction with an online store, perform a background check and see what past customers have to say about it.

Convenience and time savings

Two important benefits that lure consumers to shop online are convenience and time savings. Today, you can shop online practically from anywhere you have access to a browsing device and an Internet connection. If you are a builder or a homeowner who needs to find a roof, this means that you can save precious time — the remainder of which you can allocate for more important tasks.


Zincalume® Steel – Highly Recommended Roofing Material For Smart Buildin


Construction companies manage to deliver high-quality service to all of their clients not only by knowing the best methodologies and building principles; a great part of accomplishing this commitment is by using the topnotch building materials available in the market. When it comes to buying roofing materials, there’s a bounty of brands to choose from, but the one proving to be the brand that delivers on all its promises of durability, value for money, resilience and sustainability is Zincalume® steel, which is produced and distributed by industry leader Bluscope Steel.

This new generation steel was created to meet the evolving and growing demands of the industry dedicated to providing people impressive quality that’s completely cost-effective. Zincalume® steel’s patented ActivateTM technology introduces magnesium into the aluminium-zinc alloy coating which enhances galvanic protection by activating the aluminium. The result of this technology is a much tougher protective coating that’s more impervious to surface damage like scratches and scuffs which are commonly sustained during construction. It’s important to mention as well that the protective coating extends the lifespan of the steel, which basically means that even with minimal maintenance, there’ll be no need for fresh replacements for a significantly longer period (compared to other, more affordable brands of steel).

For those who are into green construction and are looking for a more eco-responsible steel to use for roofing and other applications, the next generation ZINCALUME® steel AM125 demonstrates a reduced environmental footprint in all of the 18 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) categories assessed. Studies reveal that over a 17-year period, more than 5,000 panels have been subjected to a variety of extensive laboratory and “real world” climatic condition tests and all these managed to prove that Zincalume® steel is remarkably more durable, resilient and one of the worthiest choices of steel to use for construction work.

Since the launch of the product in August of 2013, roofing applications utilising Zincalume® steel has been backed by an unbeatable warranty of up to 36 years, even for applications closer to marine environments which are highly prone to corrosion due to the density of the air, presence of salt and other acidic elements.

Zincalume® steel is made by Bluscope steel and it’s identified by its brand mark, which is imprinted on the steel. Check for the brand mark to be sure it meets AS1397, and the “deemed to satisfy” requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) for roofing and walling applications. Specify correctly by name — ZINCALUME® steel AM125 — and secure quality for the construction project.


Professional Advice

A pitched roof is one of the largest, most visable aspects of your home and with a diverse and inspiring colour palette, Colorbond allows a varied selection in choice.


We have found the most popular colours architects and designers select, to be the greys and neutral colours – Woodland Grey as always is a huge hit and Monument is quickly gaining popularity. The newest in the Colorbond Colour range – Basalt, well we imagine it will add depth and drama to any project. Plus it is a personal favourite of mine!

The traditional colours are purely timeless and immune to fashion trends, which come and go so quickly. Colours such as Classic Cream, Cottage Green and Manor Red have always stood the test of time.

Whichever your selection from the Colorbond Colour range for use on your next metal roofing project, whether hamonising or contrasting into your surroundings, you can be sure it will stand the test of time.

We have Launch Off!

What a night!


The Melbourne launch of the new range of colours was held at the spectacular location of Docklands. With Shelley Craft as MC, the night was full of fun.

It is always to exciting to be a part of a launch – especially when it is anything to do with Bluescope Steel Colorbond.

After many years of development, the next generation of Colorbond Steel has being unveiled.  Silence in the room during the unveiling, as everyone wanted to take the new colours in and see the changes.

So many new exciting changes – including improved warranties compared to the Original Colorbond steel.

Well said by Bluescope Steel – “The real joy of Colorbond steel isn’t just that it’s such a sensible choice or such a creative choice . . . . it’s all the inspired choices it allows to these with colourful imaginations”

We love the new changes and enjoyed a great night out at the same time!

New Colorbond Colours are Coming!



Bluescope Steel are on their way to releasing new colours into the Colorbond range.

The new range will now include 22 colours, different to the current 20.

Whispers of the new selections :







and the return of the hugely popular Night Sky™

Please check in with us to see the new range!

Can’t wait to update with the new Colour range – stay tuned!