Call 0800 800 444 Contact us Help centre

Construction materials for house

As you're going through the quote process for house insurance, you'll be asked what materials your house and roof are made of. Below are a couple of tables to help you out if you are unsure what to choose.

 

Construction type for the house

Aluminium

Including extruded aluminium weatherboard profile and other types of metal not specifically mentioned

Brick

Including burnt clay, sand lime, engineering bricks, fly-ash clay bricks

Butynol or malthoid

Butynol is a synthetic rubber membrane for roofing and waterproofing. Malthoid is a 2 ply felt material impregnated with bitumen which is also covered in a fine sand

Concrete

Including concrete block, cement and tilt panel, fibre cement sheet cladding and hardieplank weather board.

Fibre cement

Including asbestos cement cladding, roughcast and stucco

Iron or steel

Including colorsteel and corrugated iron

Stone

Including sandstone and schist

Wooden products

Including timber, palliside, weatherboard and plywood

 

 

Construction type for the roof

Concrete

Including cement and roughcast

Glass

Including glass roofing panels

Metal

Including long run roofing, corrugated iron and pressed metal tile profile

Plastic

Including polycarbonate, butynol and PVC roofing

Slate

Including overlapping stone pieces fitted together

Tile profile

Including shingles and bitumen, terracotta, clay or cement tiles

 

Still unsure? Fire up a live chat or contact us, we are here to help.

Sorry to hear it didn't help! These articles might
Or speak to one of our team Contact Us
Powered by Zendesk