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Keep the heat out with vinyl cladding

On January 18, 2015, Sydney endured its hottest day since weather records were first started over 150 years ago. The mercury hit over 46C in many areas across the region.

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Increase your property value with a roof restoration

Your roof makes up 30 – 40 percent of your overall homes outside appearance, so it can have a major bearing on the look and value of your home.

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Better Homes and Gardens uses Duratuff Vinyl Cladding to give a house an instant facelift

A recent feature on Better Homes and Gardens TV show features Duratuff Vinyl Cladding to demonstrate how a home can be instantly updated. The segment, hosted by Rob Palmer, was focused on ways home owners can improve the appearance and functionality of their home quickly and inexpensively.

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Insulated Vinyl Cladding to improve your home’s energy efficiency

Haven Insulated vinyl cladding combines the look of real wood and the energy efficiency of industry-leading insulation technology.

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Repairing a Hail Damaged Roof

The wild Sydney storms that seem to have eased somewhat have, unfortunately, left many Sydney families with hail damaged roofs. This can lead to further issues including water pooling, mould and leaking water.

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Sydney storms a major problem with hundreds of leaking roofs

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The last week has been marked by a series of severe thunderstorms that have brought wild winds, hail and masses of rain across all areas of Sydney.

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Building Green a growing industry in Australia

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A worldwide survey by McGraw Hill Construction[1] has shown that energy savings are by far the most critical environmental reason to build green. Australian respondents also cited lower greenhouse gas emissions as the second most important environmental factor to consider.

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Don’t underestimate the value of street appeal come auction day

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Creating an appealing first impression when your home is up for sale in a hot market is imperative. Positive street appeal can give potential buyers that wow factor and rush you feel when seeing what could be your new home for the first time.

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Weather the extremes with built to last Vinyl Exterior Cladding

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Vinyl Exterior Cladding from Young & Bracey is designed and built to withstand extreme weather from driving rain, wild winds and extreme heat, offering a superior level of protection for everything and everyone inside your home. Our product has been specifically designed and tested in Australia for Australian homes, where the weather conditions can go from one extreme to another in the space of a day

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Vinyl Weatherboard Cladding – Style, Performance and Durability

Vinyl Cladding from Young and Bracey offers you all the style of yester-year combined with today’s technology.  What’s it guarantees future performance with 50 years warranty.

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Protect your house from wild weather with a Roof Restoration

Wild weather has been causing havoc across Australia, wild winds cutting power lines, uprooting trees and damaging property. The best way to protect your property from wild weather is to make sure your roof is in good condition to withstand any storm.

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Achieve higher R-values of insulation with Vinyl Wall Cladding

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Vinyl Wall Cladding is a high quality vinyl weatherboard - a proven and lasting product that can transform your home’s appearance and comfort.

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Restoring your damaged roof today will save you a lot in the long run

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When a roof is not maintained properly, extensive damage can occur, dramatically decreasing the life span of your roof. However spending a little now to restore your roof could save you a lot of time and money later when it needs to be totally replaced.

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Less time on maintenance, more time for you

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Ah the weekend – time to relax, catch up with friends, spend time with kids, and enjoy slow walks along the beach – ha! Not likely. Especially if you’re part of the statistic  that shows that 5.5 hours per week are spent on general outdoor home maintenance – such as repairs, lawn care, gardening and general jobs outside that need doing.

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Take advantage of the winter sun with north facing windows

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The angle of the sun changes dramatically from summer to winter. To maximise the warmth you get from large windows in winter while restricting exposure to the high summer sun, large windows should be placed north facing in your home.

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The Value of Adding Vinyl Wall Cladding to your Home

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Vinyl wall cladding is not new. It’s a proven and lasting product that can transform your home’s appearance, improve your family’s comfort and increase the value of your home. Vinyl wall cladding offers the same style and warmth of traditional cladding, but with a vast range of benefits which all add value to your home. Young and Bracey use Duratuff Select Vinyl Wall Cladding, and extremely strong and durable wall cladding product that is covered by a 50 year warranty, giving you peace of mind today and for years to come.

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Spend a little now, save a lot later

Being hard to access and not necessarily in your line of site each day, many people can fail to see any damage or problems with gutters and roofs. If you miss the signs of roof damage in its early stages, there could be a costly repair or full replacement needed in the future a costly option that could possibly be avoided by regular inspections and a little maintenance. Taking a few smaller steps around your home now can help you save a considerable amount of money in the future. A damaged roof can lead to severe water damage, electrical shortages, and reduced insulation effectiveness and in the end it will destroy your home. Taking steps to maintain and repair your existing roof rather than a full roof replacement in the future is a more cost effective option and will provide protection for your family for many years to come.Gutters and downpipes are vital to protect your home from potential long term water damage by directing rain water away from your home’s foundations, where the continually damp and moist conditions could cause structural issues down the track. Allowing them to build up with debris and garden waste can potentially lead to extensive damage and rust. If you’re concerned about the condition or your roof or guttering system, Young & Bracey can restore and repair your existing roof or gutters. We work on all types of roofs, but specialise in Colorbond Roofs, and can provide matching gutters, downpipes and windows to create a uniformed look.

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Colorbond Roofing - The ideal defence against the harsh Australian sun

The harsh Australian sun is simply no match for a Colorbond roof. It will hold its colour for many years to come, making it a solid investment for anybody looking to update an old, tired tile roof of when building a new roof in the Sydney area.

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New Home at Old Address!

Young & Bracey have just completed a major exterior make-over at San Remo on the Central Coast.

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The value of giving your house a Facelift

Tired of the look of your home but put off by the costs of moving?

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18 May 2017
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When deciding how best to spruce up your home, there are several options you can consider. One of the most commonly recommended is to paint the outside of your house. However, if you’re wanting to give your home more of a facelift, as opposed to a to...
19 April 2017
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Homes are the centre of some of our treasured memories, from first steps and the removal of training wheels, to family gatherings and parties.. Yet like everything, they age and not everything is as vibrant and youthful as it once was. A simple solut...