29 08, 2021

Can Roofing Felt Be Replaced From the Inside?

August 29th, 2021|

The roof of your house serves many different purposes, aside from protecting your home from the elements. It insulates, ventilates, and keeps out unwanted visitors such as insects, birds, and other potential pests. While the lifespan of each roof will differ depending on the materials used and the quality of the construction itself, most roofs [...]

19 08, 2021

Do roofing contractors need to be licensed?

August 19th, 2021|

Despite it being an in-demand occupation, there is no specific legislation that directly relates to roofers, meaning that a roofing firm can carry out work on your property without an official license. While this is common practice, it does mean you are more vulnerable to rogue traders and cowboy contractors who could leave you with [...]

28 07, 2021

Environmentally-Friendly Roofing Options

July 28th, 2021|

If you’re working on or own a property and want it to be as eco-friendly as possible, the roof can play a huge part in this. However, it’s not just a case of using eco-friendly materials that are sourced locally, but also how much energy the roof will save you once it’s installed. The roof [...]

14 07, 2021

Why Jet Washing Your Roof is a Bad Idea

July 14th, 2021|

Roofs are often treated as an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ aspect of homeownership, particularly where flat roofs are involved. However, many dedicated DIY enthusiasts might choose to get up onto the roof and try to tackle the maintenance themselves, in order to cut costs and spruce up their space. […]

22 06, 2021

Different roof options for garages

June 22nd, 2021|

Garages have long been a popular, desirable addition to any property, adding value and extra storage space. With increasing numbers of people choosing to use a garage for purposes other than storage, such as offices, home gyms, and even converting them into extra bedrooms, it’s important that they both perform their function well and look [...]

8 06, 2021

Is your roof as efficient as it could be?

June 8th, 2021|

You might be wondering exactly what it means to have an energy efficient roof, since they don’t require any energy to do their job. However, what this means is that the roof is adequate enough to ensure other elements of your home perform with optimum efficiency. This could include your windows, insulation and any other [...]

26 05, 2021

How to tell if your roof needs replacing

May 26th, 2021|

Replacing a roof is a big job but when it needs replacing, that is what you should do. Although it is possible to do temporary fixes, in the scheme of things, roofs have a finite life expectancy and continuing to do patch work once it has reached the end of its life could prove to [...]

10 05, 2021

Five things you need to know about your chimney

May 10th, 2021|

Chimneys are set on the roof, well out of sight and for many people this means out of mind. If you don’t use your fireplace and do not intend to, it could be a good idea to have it capped. This means you are less likely to get problems with birds’ nests and other detritus [...]

19 04, 2021

Roof Maintenance Tips for First Time Buyers

April 19th, 2021|

Buying your first home is one of the most exciting times, providing you with new hope for the future. However, with a new house comes more responsibility, and you’ll need to keep on top of all its maintenance requirements. One property feature which shouldn’t get ignored but often gets forgotten about is your roofing. However, [...]

6 04, 2021

Lead Roofing Alternatives

April 6th, 2021|

With so many different types of roofing solutions available, it can be hard to know which are right for you. Lead roofing is a popular choice, thanks to its versatility and range of uses, but it’s not the only option. Whether you’re considering lead work on your roof or would like to know more about [...]

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