The Role of Sarking

The Role of Sarking

What is Sarking?

Roof sarking is a membrane that is fitted and installed during the process of metal roof construction or roof replacement. Typically this will be installed underneath the battens or concrete slabs.

There is only one window of opportunity where you can install sarking on your roof and is that is as you’re building the roof so this can either be during the initial construction of the house or during the process of a roof replacement.

So it is essential that if you are going down either of these avenues that you have stopped to consider whether sarking would benefit you and your home and how to go about getting it installed.

In this article, we’re going to tell you why you should be getting sarking installed on your roof and the benefits it has. 


Why do you need sarking?

After sarking has been installed during the process of roof replacement or construction it will perform the purpose of thermally insulating your property and in addition, it will prevent any water or dust getting into your roof space.

As well as being a layer of protection due to its thermal insulation properties it can also make your home more energy-efficient, saving your money on your utility bills and making your home more environmentally friendly.

It acts as a convenient and smooth surface for condensation to form instead of it getting into the house and also prevents any rain getting into the property.

Sarking also works to prevent the risk of any condensation appearing on your roofs as it allows moisture to escape and stops any water entering through the cavities of the building.

Not only this but it isn’t expensive to have sarking installed on your roof and the money will be saved through energy efficiency, so it is definitely worth considering.

You are best to shop around to find out what the best price you can get for a job is after telling them what exactly you need doing.

You’ll also want to pick a reputable company so the job is done properly and you’ll want to thoroughly get the finished roof inspected. 


How to get in touch?

If you need roof replacement services carrying out or simply want to know more about the products and services we offer we will be more than happy to help.

Firstly if you want to get in touch by phone you can do so by calling 07-4922-9992 or 0417-484-601.

If you want to get in touch by email you can do so by sending an email to

Or if you want to come see us in person we are available 24/7 and our address is Rockhampton, Queensland, 4700.

We will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have and provide a quote for your sarking or roofing job if needed. 

For more information regarding roofing, view our previous blog post here