South Thames Roofing News, Blog and Case Studies

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 [...]

19 12, 2018

Choosing the Best Roofing Material for Your Home Extension

December 19th, 2018|

Home extensions are a great way to add extra room to your property, but when designing your dream space, it’s important to think about the type of roofing you should choose. You may also be looking to upgrade your existing roofing on your extension as you’re experiencing issues or want to safeguard it from problems [...]

3 12, 2018

Best Ways to Waterproof Your Roof

December 3rd, 2018|

When the heatwave hit in the Summer, we’d forgotten what rain felt like. Now back with a vengeance, we’re reminded exactly what wet and windy weather feels like. Unfortunately, for some homeowners, it can highlight areas of their roofing which need repairs, thanks to leaks or moisture entering their property. For others, it’s a reminder [...]

24 11, 2018

Make Sure Santa Is the Only Thing Coming Down Your Chimney This Christmas

November 24th, 2018|

Chimneys make an attractive feature for any property, whether you have an active fireplace or not, but they also provide another entrance to your home. With the cold weather upon us, the harsh elements and freezing temperatures can contribute to the erosion of your chimney stack, including the expansion of existing cracks. While there may [...]

8 11, 2018

Loft Conversion Roofs Explained

November 8th, 2018|

Many decide to extend their home when they need some extra space in their property with loft conversions being one of the most popular options. It’s a great way to eliminate the hassle of moving house while building an area which is the ideal design for its intended purpose. This could be a home office, [...]