by admin on August 9, 2012
Felt roofs are amongst the most popular roofing materials used on flat roofs. Whether you have a house extension, garage or garden shed, you can visit this company if you reside in Liverpool to find a roofer who will provide a safe and reliable felt roof installation and maintenance service. As any guide about roofing will tell you, once installed, felt roofs must be properly maintained to keep it functioning well over its lifetime. There are five key felt roofing tips that will not only help you extend the longevity of your roofs, but also save you time and money involved in costly repairs and replacements.
by admin on July 7, 2012
Dormer and Velux roof window conversions are the best way to increase your floor space and gain additional room without suffering the loss of external ground area, as would be the case when you create a house extension or conservatory. If you reside in Birmingham, you can get in touch with expert roofers to help you decide on whether a dormer or Velux loft conversion will work best for you, as well as to provide you with a seamless installation using superior roof materials.
by admin on May 3, 2012
Fitting Velux roof windows can enhance the value of a property by providing more space, contribute to energy efficiency, do not need planning permission and fit flush with the roof for best effect. Velux windows are very popular and are an established brand. New models of Velux windows can be electric and solar powered, are available in pine or white polyurethane and give added luxury to the room below. Velux windows are all made from high quality materials which are durable and require little maintenance. Velux windows are ideal in conservation areas where dormer windows or other roof types are not acceptable.
by admin on March 9, 2012
Sky lights have been in use in both domestic and commercial properties for a number of years, but integrating sun tunnels into the roof of a building is a more recent development. Using sun tunnels for lighting commercial premises can bring health benefits by bringing light into the building, environmental benefits by reducing electricity bills through energy efficiency measures and are cost effective. Read the rest of this entry »
by admin on January 27, 2012
During the colder months of the year, we tend to get a lot more rainfall in the UK and so it is essential that you keep up with the maintenance of you gutters to prevent blockages and damage to the gutters and downpipes. For those people living in the North of England, you may want to keep the telephone number of a Sheffield Roofer or a roofer in Glasgow to hand! Read the rest of this entry »
by admin on December 23, 2011
Fascias and soffits are just as important as your roof is in keeping the weather out of your property and preventing internal damage. But what are they and why do we need them? Read the rest of this entry »
by admin on December 23, 2011
When it comes to choosing the best kind of material for your flat roof, the options can seem a little daunting. Flat roofing materials have drastically improved over the years, making it harder to know which is right for you and your home and with this sort of decision a little knowledge goes a long way. Of course the key is to ensure the roof stays dry and cool, so the material you pick must allow water to run off easily as well as being as reflective as possible. This quick run through of various flat roofing materials should give you an insight into the options available to you. Read the rest of this entry »
by admin on December 22, 2011
There is nothing better than a warm fire on a cold evening. However, many people overlook the fact that their chimney is an integral part of this; despite some houses having electric fires today, many still have a traditional wood or coal burning fireplace, which obviously leads to some practical considerations. First and foremost, it is essential that your chimney be in great condition in order for it to successfully channel the smoke out of your home. Read the rest of this entry »
by admin on November 15, 2011
Where would you be without a secure roof? Cold, wet and miserable that’s where. It is easy to miss slipped tiles, minor leaks into the loft, crumbling flashing on the chimney or rotting fascia boards due to leaky gutters. Unfortunately problems left will only get worse and could cause accidents or damage to your property and possessions. If you’re in the midlands, you may need to call on the services of a Leicester roofer.
by admin on May 6, 2011
While older installation methods and poor workmanship can lead to leaks – meaning repair and replacement – modern flat roofing methods have moved on considerably. With the latest technologies, flat roofs are far more durable and now enjoy a lifespan of 50-60 years or more.
A quality flat roof can offer a stylish, modernist look to a property, or it can even function as outdoor living space. A flat roof can serve as an attractive balcony, deck or roof garden, while maximising the amount of useful space underneath. Read the rest of this entry »