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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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How to Replace a Felt Roof

Switching & Replacing Your Felt Roof for Something Better Felt roofs are a common, cheap flat roof material known to have a shorter lifespan than other flat roof materials (most manufacturers only guarantee the product for 10 years). Seeing as the material cannot withstand intense weather in the summer or the harshness of winter, weather damage is not uncommon, so you’ll want to choose a material that saves you hassle in the future. Felt roofs are a common, cheap flat roof material,...

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4 Essential Steps to Fix a Leaking Flat Roof

4 Essential Steps to Fix a Leaking Flat Roof In 2023, flat roofs are mostly water-resistant, with homeowners usually not having to worry about water damage. But flat roofs have not always had the best reputation, as in the past, they’ve been known to be more challenging to get rainwater to run off them. However, with the involvement of professionals and innovative rubber materials, it’s possible to extend the life of flat roofs and preventing leaks altogether. But if your current flat roof...

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How to Waterproof a Shed Roof

The humble shed is one of those places which we often take for granted. It can be a functional space used for a whole range of reasons from storing garden equipment such as mowers, strimmers and other tools through to being a practical garden retreat with electricity and a range of homely features. Subsequently you want to make sure that the items stored under the shed roof are protected from the elements and the best way to do this is...

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The Year Round Roofing Solution

Epdm Rubber Roofing - The Year Round Roofing Solution Most people replace their old flat roofs in the summer as the chance of getting rained on mid-way through the job is less.  Unfortunately, it tends to be the winter months that people experience a sudden failure in their flat roofs and end up with water pouring through.  This is usually due to water finding its way into small cracks in the existing brittle bitumen surface, freezing and expanding, which finishes them off...

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What Is the Best Flat Roofing Material?

What are floor roofs made of in the UK? If you asked this question twenty years ago, most answers would say that it is felt. Now, in 2021, you have a much wider variety of options for your flat roofing systems. You can choose from materials such as modified bitumen, PVC roofing, EPDM, GRP, and more. All of them have their pros and cons, differing in, for example, cost, lifespan, installation complexity, or finish. It may seem difficult to choose the...

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Choosing The Right Roofer

Choosing The Right Roofer

The UK is known for its inclement weather; on average it rains around 150 days a year in the UK. There's nothing more depressing or frustrating than a leaky roof. This is why, as a property owner, you need to do your homework before you choose a roofing company or contractor. If you hire someone who does a poor job, you'll end up with leaks and expensive repairs in the long term. A competent roofer will be able to install, repair...

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