South Thames Roofing News, Blog and Case Studies

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, [...]

26 10, 2018

In a New Build? Here Are the Simple Things You Should Check Your Roofing For

October 26th, 2018|

When you first move into a new build home, everything feels shiny and new. That said, you should check for any snags and defaults around your property as you’ll still be under your builder’s warranty and should also be covered for structural issues with the NHBC (National House Building Council). When you’re inspecting your new [...]

8 10, 2018

How to Know a Roof Has Come to the End of Its Lifespan

October 8th, 2018|

It can be difficult when weighing up the choice between new roof installations vs repairs, but there comes a time when your roof may need replacing. While it’s tempting to continue with regular repairs, it may be time to consider whether your roof has come to the end of its lifespan. Let’s take a look [...]

18 09, 2018

How to Choose the Right Commercial Roofing Company

September 18th, 2018|

There’s been a lot of buzz about finding legitimate tradespeople in recent times, especially with the surge of online information property owners have access to. In fact, we recently advised our customers how to find a Surrey roofer, after trading standards and Surrey police cracked down on rogue traders in a campaign last year. If [...]

7 09, 2018

Services We Offer to Builders

September 7th, 2018|

While we often talk about the services we offer to homeowners and those in commercial buildings, here at South Thames Roofing, we also work hard to form long term relationships with the local trade community across Surrey and South London locations. This includes builders in the area who we develop mutually beneficial relationships with. Many [...]