The Ultimate Checklist for Maintaining Your Roof’s Chimney

When maintaining your roof, every element needs to be considered. From replacing fascias to ensuring your guttering remains clear, a missed issue can cause problems for the rest of your roofing. One of the areas you shouldn’t forget to check is your chimney stack. While property owners often focus on what’s going on with their [...]

August 9th, 2020|

The Most Overlooked Signs You Need Roof Repairs

Some roofing issues are more evident than others. It’s hard to ignore you have a problem if there are leaks in your property or lots of slates missing. However, most of these start with small areas of damage or deterioration that worsen over time, so it can save you time and money if you spot [...]

July 24th, 2020|

Building Regulations for New Roofs Explained

When starting any type of home improvement or building work, most conscious property owners will want to know if the project will be affected by planning permission or building regulations. But what about when it comes to your roofing? Whether you’re looking for a new roof for commercial properties or a domestic dwelling, there are [...]

August 19th, 2019|

Make Sure Santa Is the Only Thing Coming Down Your Chimney This Christmas

Chimneys make an attractive feature for any property, whether you have an active fireplace or not, but they also provide another entrance to your home. With the cold weather upon us, the harsh elements and freezing temperatures can contribute to the erosion of your chimney stack, including the expansion of existing cracks. While there may [...]

November 24th, 2018|

Lead roofing guide: choose the right building material to support your roof

The term ‘lead roofing’ incorporates a number of different services relating to the use of lead as a main or supporting material on a roof. From flat roofing and lead slate tiles to gutter linings and chimney flashings, lead is an ideal building material for a wide range of functions. If you’re thinking of using [...]

September 21st, 2017|

Why it’s important to repoint your chimney

If you have noticed gaps in the mortar of your chimney’s brickwork or stonework, then you might want to consider getting it repointed. This involves filling in and repairing the joints, so that your chimney can continue to be as attractive, secure, functional and long-lasting as possible. Whether you own a period property with an [...]

February 19th, 2017|

Keeping your chimney stacks well-maintained

Keep chimney stacks well maintained at all times Chimney stacks are delightful, charming and distinctive features of many period homes, and can tell you a lot about the history of a property. Each era introduced new styles and building technologies in architecture and roofing, and chimney stacks were integral to this. While Tudor [...]

September 6th, 2016|
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