South Thames Roofing News, Blog and Case Studies

30 07, 2022

Save energy with a new roof

July 30th, 2022|

With the cost of living crisis and energy bill increases causing UK households to think smarter when it comes to their spending, it’s vital we look at how our property’s structure could be losing us money. Luckily, if you’re considering a new roof, there are lots of ways it can help save energy in [...]

30 07, 2022

Flat vs pitched roofs

July 30th, 2022|

Whether you’re replacing an ageing roof or building a new one, one of the most important decisions will be choosing its shape. The two most common types of roofs in the UK are flat and pitched roofs, but which one should you choose? Here are some factors to consider. Why replace your [...]

27 06, 2022

How to save an ageing roof

June 27th, 2022|

All roofs will begin to deteriorate over time, although modern, durable roofing materials can last for decades. However, with older roofs, households may see more issues occurring as time goes on, leaving property owners wondering if it would be cheaper to replace their roof rather than repair it again. The key to prolonging the life [...]

27 06, 2022

How do heatwaves affect roofs?

June 27th, 2022|

Roofs in the UK face all types of weather, whether it’s strong winds, heavy rainfall or hailstones. We often think of icy conditions and winter weather as one of the main risk factors for our roofing, but did you know the heat can affect it too? This means it’s not just wind protection for roofs [...]

25 05, 2022

What can you do about missing roof tiles?

May 25th, 2022|

There are lots of different roof repairs you may need over the years, which is why you’ll often see scaffolding erected around lots of properties in your local area. One of the most common issues homeowners face is missing roof tiles, but what can you do about this problem? What causes missing roof [...]

25 05, 2022

A homebuyer’s guide to roofing

May 25th, 2022|

Before putting in an offer when buying a new home, there are lots of things to consider. This includes the state of the property you want to buy and how much maintenance work is required to get it up to scratch. One area that can cause delays in the house buying process is the roofing, [...]

20 04, 2022

Best wind protection for roofs

April 20th, 2022|

Stormy weather can hit when least expected, so it’s important to make sure your roof can withstand the elements all year round. Strong winds can be surprisingly brutal, causing lots of property damage, especially when it comes to roofing. Luckily, there are lots of things you can do to help your roof stay as weatherproof [...]

16 04, 2022

Why roofers use scaffolding

April 16th, 2022|

Professional roofers protect themselves and your roof in multiple ways when conducting their work, from wearing personal protective equipment to securing the site. You may have also seen the erection of scaffolding around a property, and that’s often due to roof repairs being carried out or a new structure being installed. Here’s your guide to [...]

25 03, 2022

What are hybrid roofs?

March 25th, 2022|

Hybrid roofs are a modern roof construction method that combines some of the best elements of cold and warm structures. However, what does this mean, and when should you consider installing this type of roofing? Here’s everything you need to know in our easy guide to hybrid roofs. Cold roofs vs warm roofs [...]

5 03, 2022

Easy guide to repointing ridge tiles

March 5th, 2022|

Most roofing deteriorates over time, especially those at the highest points of a property where harsh weather conditions take their toll on materials, such as clay tiles. Whether it’s roof repairs for a listed building or maintenance work on a pitched roof, repointing ridge tiles is a task regularly undertaken by roofers across the UK. [...]

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