Flat Roofing

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|

Benefits of Flat Roofing for Commercial Properties

If building a new commercial property or renovating your existing building, you may be replacing its roof or choosing a new one. Many businesses and organisations decide flat roofs are the best choice, and you have probably noticed them throughout towns and cities close to where you live, whether its office blocks or retail premises [...]

May 9th, 2019|

Easy Guide to Flat Roof Removals

While roofing repairs are common, there may come a time when a property owner needs their flat roof completely removed. This could be causing you some concern, especially if it’s part of building work taking place at your home. However, if you use a reliable roofing company, they can make things as easy as possible [...]

April 10th, 2019|

Which Rubber Roofing Brand Is the Best?

When looking at some of the best ways to waterproof your roof, many homeowners choose rubber roofing. From commercial flat roofs to your new home extension roof, rubber roofing can act as an entire roof replacement or be used to fix a leak. However, which is the best brand to choose? For our expert roofing [...]

February 11th, 2019|

Guide to Removing Snow from Commercial Flat Roofs

Roofs have to withstand a lot of harsh weather conditions during the colder months, including rain, wind, lightning and even snow. Commercial buildings often have large flat roofs which are great in terms of access, but this isn’t so good when it comes to collecting snow. Here are some of the best ways to remove [...]

January 27th, 2019|

Best Ways to Waterproof Your Roof

When the heatwave hit in the Summer, we’d forgotten what rain felt like. Now back with a vengeance, we’re reminded exactly what wet and windy weather feels like. Unfortunately, for some homeowners, it can highlight areas of their roofing which need repairs, thanks to leaks or moisture entering their property. For others, it’s a reminder [...]

December 3rd, 2018|

Services We Offer to Builders

While we often talk about the services we offer to homeowners and those in commercial buildings, here at South Thames Roofing, we also work hard to form long term relationships with the local trade community across Surrey and South London locations. This includes builders in the area who we develop mutually beneficial relationships with. Many [...]

September 7th, 2018|

Garage Roof Replacements: Everything You Need to Know

For those properties with a garage attached, most homeowners would agree it’s one of the most invaluable spaces they have. From keeping their car safe and secure to storing furniture, paint and anything else they want out the way, it’s often a useful area to have. Garages can have pitched roofs, but a flat roof [...]

August 7th, 2018|

What is the difference between warm and cold flat roofing?

If you are having a flat roof installed or getting your old roof replaced, then you have two main options in terms of insulation methods: warm or cold flat roofing. While in warm flat roofing the layer of insulation is positioned above the roofing rafters – making the roof and loft similar in temperature to [...]

November 25th, 2017|

Everything you need to know about rubber roofing

Rubber roofing refers to a membrane that is applied to flat roofing to provide a waterproof, versatile and flexible surface – a popular alternative to fibreglass, liquid or lead roof options. It is made from a material called ethylene propylene diene monomer (or EPDM). Here’s everything you need to know about rubber roofing if you [...]

November 14th, 2017|