South Thames Roofing News, Blog and Case Studies

14 12, 2020

What Type Of Flashing Is Required for Your Roof?

December 14th, 2020|

When looking at roof repairs or replacing your existing structure with a new one, there are many different elements that come together to ensure your roofing is as watertight and sturdy as possible. This includes flashing, which is used to weatherproof parts of your roof. Here’s everything you need to know. […]

3 12, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Roofing Insulation

December 3rd, 2020|

At this time of year, many property owners start to think about how they can keep their home as warm as possible, especially if you’ve encountered issues such as a storm damaged roof. However, don’t forget about your roof insulation as it’s often one of the areas overlooked when it comes to creating an energy-efficient [...]

24 11, 2020

Storm Damaged Roofing? Here’s What You Need to Do Next

November 24th, 2020|

While UK roofing materials are made to withstand all weathers, storms can bring extreme conditions which could leave your roof vulnerable. If you suspect you have storm damaged roofing after bad weather, here are some steps to follow. How Does Storm Damaged Roofing Occur? There are lots of ways your roof can become damaged in [...]

12 11, 2020

How Effective Is Your Roof Ventilation?

November 12th, 2020|

While we often think of roof maintenance as a way of ensuring it remains weatherproof and structurally sound, it’s important to think about the way your roofing functions in the home too. Many homeowners forget about their roof ventilation, but it’s actually a significant part of its overall maintenance requirements and how well you protect [...]

19 10, 2020

Plastic vs Aluminium Gutters

October 19th, 2020|

Are you considering replacement gutters and downpipes for your property? There are a few decisions you’ll have to make when choosing the right product for your new guttering, including its colour, shape and material. Two of the most popular types are plastic uPVC and aluminium gutters, but what’s the difference between them? We find out. [...]

9 10, 2020

Fibreglass vs Rubber Roof Solutions

October 9th, 2020|

There’s now such a wide range of roofing materials to choose from that property owners are spoilt for choice, whether you’re upgrading an existing roof or building a new one (e.g. for an extension). However, two of the most popular options, especially when it comes to flat roofing solutions, are fibreglass and rubber roofs. But [...]

16 09, 2020

How Gutter Cleaning Can Help Maintain Your Roof

September 16th, 2020|

Gutters are an integral part of a property’s roofline, so you must ensure they’re well-maintained. Not only will this help your roof’s water drainage system to remain sound but it can also sustain your roofing for longer too, reducing the need for repairs. Here are some key facts about how gutter cleaning can help maintain [...]

9 09, 2020

Easy Fixes for Pitched Roofs

September 9th, 2020|

While flat roofs are popular for extensions, garages, porches and apartment buildings, most homes have pitched roofing. Not only does this type of roof come with tonnes of kerb appeal but it’s functional too, keeping properties warm and weatherproof. Roofs get battered by all weathers, so from time to time, you may find your roof [...]

21 08, 2020

How Is Fibreglass Roofing Installed?

August 21st, 2020|

If you’re considering GRP fibreglass roofing, it’s an excellent choice for replacement flat roofs. As one of the most state-of-the-art roofing solutions on the market, it comes with a multitude of benefits, including guarantees of up to 25 years and a sealed watertight system. But how is a fibreglass roof installed? Read on for an [...]

9 08, 2020

The Ultimate Checklist for Maintaining Your Roof’s Chimney

August 9th, 2020|

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 [...]

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