Guttering

What to Expect When Replacing Fascias and Soffits

One of the secrets to keeping your roofing costs to a minimum is good roof maintenance. Regular checks and roofing inspections catch issues early, including cracks, moss, missing tiles and general deterioration. However, if there’s any damage your roofer has found, you’ll often have to assess the right path to take. You may decide to [...]

August 14th, 2019|

Is UPVC the Best Material for New Guttering?

When replacing parts of your roofline such as fascias and soffits or guttering, it’s important to choose a product which will enhance its function and prevent some of the issues you’re facing, whether they’re aesthetical or practical. For example, many decide to replace their gutters and downpipes if they’re looking outdated or they start experiencing [...]

April 19th, 2019|

Choosing the Best Material for New Fascias & Soffits

Fascias and soffits may look attractive along your roofline, but it’s the structural support they provide for features such as your bottom row of tiles and guttering which is more important, as well as offering protection for the edge between the roof and walls. Some property owners choose to upgrade their fascias and soffits for [...]

January 20th, 2019|

Has your guttering cracked after the cold snap?

Most homes in the UK will have suffered in some shape or form during the recent cold snap, especially during the heavy snow caused by the so-called ‘beast from the east’. A huge number of homes were left without hot water or heating because of uninsulated boiler pipes freezing, and then without running water because [...]

March 16th, 2018|

Should you hang Christmas decorations from your guttering?

We can finally say it: Christmas is just around the corner! Yes, it’s time to get the decorations out – and this means Christmas trees, fairy lights, ‘Santa Stop Here’ signs and inflatable Father Christmases hanging from the roof. If Jim Carrey’s The Grinch has taught us anything, it’s that having the best outdoor Christmas [...]

November 26th, 2016|

Identifying Guttering Problems and How to Fix Them

Repair damaged guttering Checking your gutters is essential to prevent problems with your roofline and drains. A blocked gutter can cause water to back up, and the sheer weight of water, debris and ice could pull the fixtures off the wall. If blockages get into your drainpipes, you might get [...]

May 8th, 2016|

Common Guttering Problems to Watch Out For

As summer sets in, and the rain (hopefully) eases, we often forget just how bad the winter weather can be. The guttering around your house takes a battering in the colder months; in the summer, you probably don’t give it a second thought. As the nights get longer, and you start to spend more time [...]

May 20th, 2015|