South Thames Roofing News, Blog and Case Studies

20 05, 2019

How Do Hailstones Affect Your Roofing?

May 20th, 2019|

Here in the UK, we get a whole spectrum of weather, from heatwaves to snow, wind and rain. However, one of the more extreme elements which can really batter our roofs is hailstones. Here are some factors to consider about how hail could affect your roof. […]

9 05, 2019

Benefits of Flat Roofing for Commercial Properties

May 9th, 2019|

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 [...]

19 04, 2019

Is UPVC the Best Material for New Guttering?

April 19th, 2019|

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 For example, many decide to replace their gutters and downpipes if they’re looking outdated or they start experiencing [...]

10 04, 2019

Easy Guide to Flat Roof Removals

April 10th, 2019|

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 [...]

19 03, 2019

What Are the Benefits of Lead Flashing for Your Roof?

March 19th, 2019|

Lead flashing is a roofing solution designed to improve how well your roof is protected against the elements and can be used on pitched roofs, flat roofs or even domed roofs, making it an incredibly versatile feature. But how will installing this type of leadwork help property owners? Here’s everything you need to know. [...]

2 03, 2019

Top Roofing Accreditations to Look out For

March 2nd, 2019|

With several news stories in Surrey relating to rogue traders in the area recently, it’s important to know what to look out for when choosing the right roofer for any work you need. This includes qualifications and accreditations they have which you can double-check with the relevant organisations. Roofing work isn’t something which should be [...]

19 02, 2019

Slate vs Tiles for Pitched Roofs

February 19th, 2019|

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 [...]

11 02, 2019

Which Rubber Roofing Brand Is the Best?

February 11th, 2019|

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 [...]

27 01, 2019

Guide to Removing Snow from Commercial Flat Roofs

January 27th, 2019|

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 [...]

20 01, 2019

Choosing the Best Material for New Fascias & Soffits

January 20th, 2019|

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 [...]