Tiled roofs

Slate vs Tiles for Pitched Roofs

If opting for a roof replacement or you’re giving your pitched roof a makeover, you can update the look of your property with the right choice of slates or tiles. Not only are these the ideal features to make your roof as weather proof and watertight as possible but can ensure the outside of your [...]

February 19th, 2019|

In a New Build? Here Are the Simple Things You Should Check Your Roofing For

When you first move into a new build home, everything feels shiny and new. That said, you should check for any snags and defaults around your property as you’ll still be under your builder’s warranty and should also be covered for structural issues with the NHBC (National House Building Council). When you’re inspecting your new [...]

October 26th, 2018|

Why Choose Slate Roofing for Surrey & South London Homes?

For many homeowners, when the time comes to replace their roof, it can be for a variety of reasons. This includes looking at roof installations vs repairs and deciding its more economical to replace the entire roof. Perhaps your roof has come to the end of its lifespan, you’re tired of paying for regular repairs, [...]

August 19th, 2018|

Roof Installations vs Repairs

With any type of work which needs completing to your roof, it’s essential to resolve issues as soon as they’re found, preventing them from becoming a costly nightmare later on. If your roof needs maintenance, it can be unnerving if you feel unsure about how serious (and expensive) a problem is. The question on many [...]

July 14th, 2018|

Your checklist for winterising your roof

Experience has shown us that the worst has yet to come in terms of winter weather. Even though Christmas and New Year’s Eve have been and gone, and most places in the UK have already had at least one snow day, we’re not going to be lulled into a false sense of security – we [...]

January 2nd, 2018|

Stay out of the cold: let a professional fix your roof this winter

Finding a leak or structural problem in your roof in the winter can be disheartening. After all, it’s the season during which you most need your roof to be sound, with generally colder temperatures and higher levels of rainfall than during the summer months. Winter is usually a busy month for homeowners, with festivities like [...]

December 11th, 2017|

New solar roof ideas for your home

Would solar panels save you money in Surrey What’s the first thing you notice about a house with solar panels? Answer: the fact that it has solar panels. Are we right? As ‘green’, sustainable and environmentally responsible as it is to install solar panels on your roof, the sky-blue slabs do tend to [...]

June 8th, 2017|

How to tell if the shingles on your roof need replacing

Are your roof shingles in need of replacing You may have only ever heard of the word ‘shingles’ in a medical context – fear not, this blog certainly isn’t going to start offering health advice! When it comes to the covering of your home, shingles are the individual overlapping elements that make up [...]

May 22nd, 2017|

How long does it take to replace a roof?

How long does a roof repair or rebuild take? Somewhere to rest your head at night, a well-stocked larder and a roof over your head – whether you live alone or with family, there are few things more essential to your wellbeing and health than these. So, when something as fundamental as the [...]

May 18th, 2017|

How roofing styles change around the world

How do roof styles differ around the world A roof has a dramatic impact on the overall appearance of a home. In fact, it is integral to the character of a property – incorporating the unique style of the country and time period in which it was built. Imagine a traditional 17th-century English [...]

February 8th, 2017|