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How Much to Replace a Roof

The Price to Replace a Roof You don’t need us to tell you that a roof is one of the essential parts of your property. It protects your home from the elements and more, but if it becomes damaged or has lived out its life, you will need to repair it or replace it urgently to prevent problems from occurring. While the cost of a roof replacement in the UK is approximately £5,500, the cost will depend on the size of the...

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The Incredible Sustainability of Flat Roof Designs

The Role of Flexible Roofing Membranes in Sustainable Building Design Buildings are symbolic of the times we live in. They reflect and symbolise the spirit of any given era, attending to our growing population's different needs, functions and lifestyles. Building architecture speaks of time and location, but ultimately, at the same time, it yearns for timelessness, according to prominent architect Frank Gehry. In this era, architectural innovations explore and push the boundaries of new technological advancements and potentials, envisioning a way to...

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Flat Roof Checklist

What Architects Should Pay Special Attention to During Flat Roof Installations Architects shape the trajectory of many construction projects and wield considerable influence during roofing installations. They help ensure adherence to design specifications and regulatory standards, safeguarding the project’s integrity and success. When designing and installing flat roofs, architects must consider several nuances, from material selection to quality control and construction techniques. As rubber roof experts in the flat roofing world, we thought we would share our guide to the particular elements...

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Mistakes Architects Make When Designing Flat Roofs

Important Factors When Designing From The Roof Down Most architects will understand that designing a flat roof demands accurate precision to evade potential pitfalls. However, if you’re not used to rubber roofing or flat roof systems, you’re in luck. As the flat roof installation experts, we’ve included the common oversights in our guide below that plague builders in the pursuit of creating structurally sound and resilient flat roof designs. Pay particular attention to the slope. Inadequate sloping fosters water accumulation, inviting future...

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4 Types of Roof Coatings

4 Types of Roof Coatings A roof coating is essentially a composite made up of numerous materials. It is a protective layer applied to the roof's exterior to provide shelter to the interior of a building or dwelling. Acting as the “cherry on top,” a roof coating often extends the life of a roof, seals the roof to prevent leaks, and keeps heat out (acting as a reflective layer). Some roof coatings are better than others, as we’ll explore below with the...

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Avoiding EPDM Roofing Installation Errors

Avoiding EPDM Roofing Installation Errors Even though EPDM roofing is notoriously easy to install, we know that those taking on their DIY projects might find it initially confusing, especially if they’re exploring the rubber system for the first time. Still, as your local roofing experts, we’re here to help. We’ve supported thousands of EPDM roofing installations across the country and can help you with any questions or concerns you might have along the way. So, if you’re installing EPDM for the first...

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Roofing Material

Factors to Consider When Choosing Roofing Material If you’ve landed here, chances are you need to replace or construct a roof, which is one of the most crucial decisions any homeowner can make. The type of roof you choose affects the property's aesthetics, durability, energy efficiency, and long-term maintenance needs, not to mention the property’s resale value. So, when selecting a roofing material that will stand the test of time, you’ll need to consider factors like cost, lifespan, climate suitability, complexity of...

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How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

New Roof Costs First, when it comes to pricing up a new roof, one of the main factors influencing the final cost is the material you choose. With most owners aiming for durability, affordability, and aesthetics, it’s important to weigh up the pros and cons of each material, exploring the benefits and understanding not just the initial costs but also the lifetime costs. Then, can you only decide what is best for your budget and long-term maintenance needs. Roofing Material Costs, Considerations...

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Different Types of Roofs

Different Types of Roofs The first thing homeowners will consider when choosing the style of their new roof is aesthetics, understandably. Whilst this is important, architects, for example, would consider the efficiency, lifespan, and durability and what will be the best protective barrier against weather. So, when it comes to new build projects, choosing a roof shape can be challenging, especially with so many different roof types featuring their own unique properties. Below, we break down the most used roof designs, their benefits,...

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How to Fix a Leaking Roof

How to Fix a Leaking Roof Not only do leaking roofs cause damage to the interior of your home, but they could potentially lead to costly repairs in the thousands. But as roofing experts, we know that first, it’s important to understand the cause of the leak and to take into consideration your current roofing material as a factor in not helping you in your fight to As homeowners ourselves, we know how a leaking roof is a homeowner’s nightmare. The Fastest Way to...

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