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Roofing – Does my lead work need attention?

If your roof is leaking, then its lead work could be the cause. Lead work is commonly found on flat and pitched roofs and over time it can degrade. However, the lead itself degrades incredibly slowly. It is actually improper installation that most commonly causes it to fail. So does your lead work need...

Is uPVC the best material for cladding?

uPVC is one of the most widely used materials in construction. It’s used for a wide variety of things, including the manufacture of windows and doors and it’s also favoured for cladding, fascias and soffits. It’s widely used because it’s durable and inexpensive and unlike timber, which for thousands of years has been used...

I have a leaking roof. What’s wrong with it?

We get a lot of enquiries from people who have a leaking roof. Most of the time, we’re able to provide a number of potential causes over the telephone but it’s impossible to properly diagnose a leaky roof without physically inspecting it. If you live in the Leeds area, we are happy to come...

TrustMark’s Government endorsed standards – what are they?

TrustMark is a not-for-profit organisation licensed by the UK Government that oversees the quality standards of TrustMark registered roofers. Roofers who are TrustMark registered must comply with a strict code of practice. This code of practice is designed to ensure that customers get a high quality level of service, always. If you are looking...

GRP flat fiberglass roofs, any good?

Glass reinforced plastic fiberglass roofing, or GRP roofing for short, is one of the best flat roofing materials money can buy. A properly laid fiberglass roof will last for more than 30 years with no visual deterioration, which makes it the perfect choice for outbuildings and areas of the home that require a roof...

Can you replace cracked flashing?

Can you replace cracked flashing? Cracked flashing is one of the most common causes of roof leaks, but it can be tough to diagnose. You need to get access to your roof and inspect all of its flashing to ascertain if cracked flashing is the cause of any leak; and for this a professional...

Zinc roofing – why is it becoming so popular?

There are literally dozens of materials that are used for roofing and cladding with the most common being timber and PVC. But for modern architects not held back by budgetary requirements and with free reign to design something beautiful, zinc is often chosen. We have seen an up-tick in interest in zinc cladding and...

Common Gutter Issues

Home owners pay the most attention to how their property looks at eye level and rarely look up to check the state of their gutters. This is a recipe for disaster. Gutters need to be checked periodically for blockages and leaks and they should be cleaned regularly to ensure that they continue to function...

Can you replace cracked flashing?

Cracked flashing is one of the most common causes of roof leaks, but it can be tough to diagnose. You need to get access to your roof and inspect all of its flashing to ascertain if cracked flashing is the cause of any leak; and for this a professional roofer is recommended. Why is...

Preventing lead theft from your roof

Lead theft from roofing is an issue all over the UK. A quick search on Google reveals police warnings over lead theft from Dorset to Northern Ireland and if you have lead in your roof, you may well find yourself a target of thieves in the future. The reason behind this lead theft growth...