DIY

  1. A Guide to Roof Window Maintenance

    A Guide to Roof Window Maintenance

    It's crucial that you know how to properly maintain roof windows to ensure their longevity. Many homeowners tend to place an emphasis on the upkeep of the interior and forget about roof window maintenance. However, ensuring you stick to a steady routine throughout the year will allow your windows to remain in pristine condition. This will also avoid the need...
  2. A Year-Round Guide to Essential Home Maintenance

    A Year-Round Guide to Essential Home Maintenance

      Any homeowner knows that keeping your house up to standard takes a fair amount of work. However, despite people’s best intentions, it’s easy to overlook some of the essential checks that you must carry out to ensure your property remains in great shape.   THE FACTS   According to information sourced from industry experts including the RIBA Journal and...
  3. Waterproofing a Flat Roof

    Waterproofing a Flat Roof

    To ensure you get the most out of your new flat roof, an effective waterproofing system must be in place. This will protect the long-term integrity of the structure. Too much exposure to the outside elements will lead to rot and decay of the decking and insulation, significantly reducing the lifespan of the roof. This can lead to costly repairs...
  4. A Guide to EPDM Rubber Roofing

    A Guide to EPDM Rubber Roofing

    EPDM rubber roofing has firmly established itself as one of the most popular options for flat roofing of all sizes. The benefits it provides and its cost-effectiveness over a long-term period have seen it become the flat roofing system of choice for many property owners. If you have no experience with the material and want to find out more about...
  5. A Guide to GRP Fibreglass Roofing

    A Guide to GRP Fibreglass Roofing

    Our GRP fibreglass roofing guide is intended to help property owners understand more about the material, its uses and the how it can be applied to a flat roof. It's one of the most popular options available for the construction of flat roofs and brings with it numerous advantages, depending on the property type. From the installation process through to its lifespan...
  6. How to Maintain a Flat Roof

    How to Maintain a Flat Roof

    There is always a danger that items or spaces that remain mostly out of sight also remain out of mind. The same could also be said about the roofs of our properties. It pays to take the time and care to perform maintenance checks to ensure there are no small problems developing that can escalate into major issues. For anyone...
  7. Constructing a Flat Roof

    Constructing a Flat Roof

    As with the construction of any type of roofing system, it's crucial to understand the correct process and essential criteria involved in flat roofing construction. While many will contact a professional installation company to complete the job, there are others who will feel confident enough in their own ability to install a flat roof onto the structure. Read through our...
  8. Calculating the Amount of Roof Tiles & Slates Required

    Calculating the Amount of Roof Tiles & Slates Required

    A factor which can vastly change the price of a new roof, or improvements to an existing roof, is the number of tiles used. Before starting work, it's important to know the dimensions of the roof and the type of tile you will be using. Accuracy is key, as the cost can quickly add up if this is planned incorrectly. Read...

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