The Steel Exterior

With the extreme weather conditions here on the far south coast of New South Wales, I have for many years, seen myself as a first-home builder of a very solid concrete or equally robust brick home, with timbers a plenty warming the interior.

Whether or not it is the security blanket we were guided to attain, through the frightening and 'kick yourself' story of 'The Three Little Pigs' I cannot be sure, but being an admirer of the wondrous, the slick and the truly beautiful, I have been pulled up by what COLORBOND® steel present as an alternative.

This is what COLORBOND® steel want you to know about their product...

'With a wide range of colours and finishes, COLORBOND® steel is the ideal solution for roofing and walling systems that demand design flexibility.

The COLORBOND® steel colour palette is designed to allow you to confidently express yourself with...

  • 22 standard colours - 22 classic and contemporary colours to choose from.

  • Discover the subtle art of standing out – COLORBOND® steel Matt features new paint technology that is designed to diffuse light for an elegantly soft, textured look. Choose from five colours of the COLORBOND® steel’s neutral colours; Surfmist®, Shale Grey™, Dune®, Basalt® and Monument®.

  • Designed to help reduce cooling costs – Cooler, more energy efficient buildings make financial sense as well as environmental sense. Using COLORBOND® Coolmax® steel could help reduce the annual cooling energy costs of your building2

  • Brilliance to highlight smart design - Featuring long lasting lustre from BlueScope's innovative paint technology COLORBOND® Metallic steel demands attention. Due to the strategically placed particles in the paint system a simple play of light is all that is needed to bring out the aesthetically distinctive 'metallic' effect.

  • Tougher when it needs to be - For those near the water COLORBOND® Ultra steel and COLORBOND® Stainless steel are available to provide effective corrosion protection, while the standard COLORBOND® steel range of 22 colours will suit most building designs and most locations in Australia.'