Date complete:December 2016
Project Bahari Views Apartments:( RE-ROOFING)
GPS / location:Kambi Road, Nyali Mombasa
Roofing Contractor:JOSEVE ENTERPRISES
Roofing Material: LIFESTILE Stone Coated Tiles
Developer:BAHARI FORWARDERS LTD
Special features:Lightweight panels. Ceramic coated stone chips that resist fading and UV degradation.
LIFESTILE OFFERS VARIOUS UNIQUE ADVANTAGES:
Beauty – Lifestile tiles are aesthetically appealing, hence giving homes a beauty that lasts.
Available in 26 gauge (0.4mm) for Lifestile wave and shingle panels. Panel size is 1340mm X 420mm
8 times lighter than clay or concrete tiles. Weighs 5.98kg/Sqm (2.89 kg /pc)
Comes with a 50 year warranty from MRM.
Fire resistant; all materials used in Lifestile roofing tiles are noncombustible, ensuring protection from airborne fires.
Available in a variety of colours: 6 shades for Wave tiles and 4 shades for the Shingles.
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MRM has service centers in Nairobi, Mombasa, Thika, Kisumu, Kisii & Eldoret
Factors to consider when buying roofing sheets (mabati) in Kenya
Are you wondering how to choose the best roofing solution for your home? The roof is the most prominent and outstanding feature of any house. This is the reason why several factors should be taken into consideration before buying your roofing sheets and roofing accessories. Below are some of the things to look out for when you decide to buy your roof cover.
1. Quality and durability- How long will your roofing sheets last?
Before you look at the price of the roofing material, be keen to ask your roofing solutions provider about the quality and durability of the roofing sheets. When it comes to steel roofing, ensure that the sheets have an Zincal (Aluminium-Zinc) base coating as opposed to just a galvanised base. This will allow your roof to last longer by protecting it against harsh environmental conditions. Look out for a roof that will not only give your home timeless elegance but also save you future repair and replacement costs.
2. Coverwidth- How wide are the roofing sheets?
Did you know that the width and length of your roofing sheets affects the total cost of your roof?
Using wider roofing sheets reduces the number of sheets you use per square meter which in turn reduces your ultimate building cost. When comparing various roofing sheets, always remember to check the effective cover width. Wider sheets also reduce the overlaps and joints made on the roof which in turn prevents points of weakness (a common cause for leakages).
3. Trusted Supplier-How long has the roofing supplier been in the industry
Key to note is the supplier of the roofing sheets. Look out for a supplier who not only understands the roofing industry but also has been in the industry. A trusted supplier will be able to walk you through from the buying stage until the installation stage. MRM has a pool of trained roofing installers all over the country who could be recommended for proper roof installation.
Date complete: March 2017
Project:FAIR ACRES ESTATE, PHASE 2
GPS / location: Karen/Langata Area, Nairobi
Architect: DIMENSIONS ARCHITECTS
Roofing Contractor: NIDCON CONTRACTORS LTD
Roofing Material: LIFESTILE Stone-coated Tiles
Developer: MR. J. S. MATHENGE
Profile: LIFESTILE WAVE
Special features: The current phase of the project is a gated community of 16 Villas set in the upmarket suburb of Karengata, South-West Nairobi. The developer sought to build
on the success of the sold-out phase 1 where they used a different roofing supplier. Having just refreshed a marketing campaign for its premium LIFESTILE brand that
hinged on its enduring value and lasting beauty, MRM made approaches to the Architect, Developer and Contractor for the project’s supply, one of its first multiple unit prospects. From a test of various stone-coated brands, MRM had confirmed LIFESTILE’s primacy over others in coating adhesion, fade-resistance & consistency and these results went a long way in winning over the project team and confirm its coming of age
against stiff competition from dominant market players. MRM’s key message of demonstrable product quality, its market heritage & track record and its promise to ‘always be there’ in comparison to product importers cut it out as a trustworthy partner with whom to build long-standing relationships.
The architect sought continuity of the contemporary design language already established in the earlier phase of the
project to appeal to the targeted urbane middle-class within a market that is increasingly spoilt for choice. Differentiation
from the common red tile colours was critical to their product offering and MRM met this expectation with LIFESTILE wave
in chocolate finish. The eventual look and feel is one of elegance and modernity. The earthy chocolate gives the complex a grounding and harmony within its natural wooded setting. MRM’s flexibility with just-in-time supplies over the year-long project implementation phase was a delight to the team.
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MRM has service centres & branches in Nairobi, Mombasa, Thika, Kisumu, Kisii & Eldoret