News & Articles
Australia leads the world when it comes to cutting roof tiles safely. Used by Australian roofers for nearly 50 years, Hytile Tilecutters are the only tile-cutting method that does not produce fine silica dust particles. This fine dust is a major cause of silicosis, a debilitating lung disease that has become a big health and safety issue in many countries.Read more
This family business has been providing rainwater solutions since 1978. Their wide range of products includes colourbond steel and polycarbonate roofing products, rainheads, sumps, access hatches, cowls, flashings, downpipes, gutters and accessories. With the addition of the Hytile range they are now a truly “one stop shop” for all your roofing needs.Read more
Hytile began in the garage of Jack Guthrie 50 years ago. Machinery to lift tiles was not common place then as it is today and Jack set about developing equipment for roof tilers that would make their job easier and stand up to the rigours of their trade. By relying on feedback from the men who would come to depend on his equipment, Jack was able to achieve his aim, and with this help Hytile has continued to improve their products over 50 years.Read more
As 2015 draws to a close and our 50th anniversary celebrations come to an end, we reflect on the things that have helped us not only survive all these years, but thrive, during good times and bad. The loyalty and rapport developed with valued customers like yourselves, and a great team of dedicated staff with [...]Read more
According to the Housing Industry Association, September 2013 saw building approvals hit their highest level in over three years. On another note, Hytile would like to thank you for your custom during this past year. We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Safe, Prosperous and Happy New Year.Read more
IT ALL BEGAN IN GREECE… Fired roof tiles have been found as early as the 3rd millennium BC in Lerna, Greece. Roof tiles are also documented in the Mycenaean period (1900BC – 1100BC). The earliest finds of roof tiles in archaic Greece are documented from an area around Corinth, where fired tiles began to replace [...]Read more
We recently had a letter from Jim Norman, a 71 year old semiretired roof tiler from Western Australia. Jim has used Hytile equipment for over 30 years and sent us this photo taken in Essex England in the 1940’s. It shows his grandfather (in the bow tie) with his labourers loading a roof.Read more
HAPPY BIRTHDAY HYTILE !!! HYTILE – 45 years old and still going strong . . . Hytile opened its doors in 1965, and quickly became known for making innovative equipment that changed the way roof tilers performed their physically demanding jobs. The development of the Hytile Cable Hoist meant it was no longer necessary for [...]Read more
HYTILE EQUIPMENT IS NOT A COST
It’s an investment which continually earns you money.
Is now the time to up-date your old Cable Hoist or Belt Elevator? You can lease a new machine for around $65 a week, and our leasing agent operates in all states. Give Cheryl or Faye a call at our Croydon office for details on 03 9725 4488.
If you’re thinking about up-dating your old equipment, now is an excellent time to do so.Small businesses with a turnover ofless than $2 million a year can claim an extra 50% tax deduction on assets which cost over $1,000.This tax deduction is in addition to thedeductions for decline in value you can already claim for the cost of an asset you use in your business…Read more
Make wash-outs a thing of the past by protecting your pointing from rain with Hytile Ridge Covers. Does your bedding and pointing take forever to dry with the heavy winter frosts? Protect your fresh work from sun-down to sun-up with a Hytile Ridge Cover. Available in 7 metre lengths at a great low price.Read more
After a two year period of research and development, production has now commenced on our new model Belt Elevator. Hytile’s new BEND model Belt Elevator has an adjustable bend in the top section. It can be factory fitted between 4ft and 12ft from the top end of the elevator (as the purchaser requires).Read more
We area very pleased to introduce our new South Australian agent – Acryloc Building Products.
Acryloc Building Products is part of the Bramalco/ Modern Group, an Australian owned and operated company that have been manufacturing exterior use waterbased coatings for almost twenty years.
Old, unreliable equipment costs you time and money.
If yours is worn out and letting you down it might be time to contact Hytile’s knowledgeable, friendly staff to see about up-dating it. Our latest model hoists are our best yet, and we can help you with all of your roof tiling requirements.
From all of us at Hytile, we would like to thank you for your custom and wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a safe, prosperous and Happy New Year.
As 2005 draws to a close and our 40th anniversary celebrations come to an end, we reflect on the things that have helped us not only survive all these years, but thrive, during good times and bad.
HANKYOU In our April Newsletter we sought feedback from our customers on the products and services that we supply. This feedback is vital – it helps us to focus on what is important to you, our customer. We would like to thank all of you who took the time to complete our questionnaire.Read more
It doesn’t seem that long ago we were all getting ready to usher in a new millenium and wondering what havoc the YK2 bug would wreak. The introduction of the GST followed later that year and we all busied ourselves ensuring our businesses complied with the new way of doing things.Read more
HYTILE’S “RAPID RETURN” The new Ultra-light, “V” Shape, Folding Cable Hoist Yet another addition to our range of Cable Hoists & Belt Elevators is the new “Rapid Return” model. Taking advantage of new technology and re-designing the sections, has resulted in a machine that is far superior in speed and ease of use than anything else on the market.Read more
According to the Housing Industry ssociation’s consulting economist Geoff Bills “A combination of factors, including a strong economy, rising consumer confidence, low interest rates, low unemployment and increased migration ill ensure new housing numbers pick up later this year and in early 2004 after a decline over the past six months.”Read more