Category: Buying Slate
Category: Buying Slate
The UK is becoming an increasingly stormy place to live in recent years particularly during the autumn and winter months. For homeowners the most likely area to suffer damage in a storm is the roof and the level of damage can of course vary depending on its severity and how exposed the property is. Here’s
While roofs made from any material including slate can suffer damage there are a few myths to watch out for if you are ever approached by a rogue roofing contractor. Your roof needs to be replaced because the nails have corroded If someone advises you to replace an entire slate roof because nails have corroded
Roof tiles come in many shapes, sizes and materials but choosing the best one usually isn’t just a matter of choosing the one that looks best. The best roof tile not only has to look good, it must also be suitable for the project, house style and location. Aside from the more obvious considerations such
If you are planning a large scale roofing project, then an awareness of current British Standards is a must to ensure that quality standards are adhered to. This is easy to say of course when there are 27,000 British Standards that are spread over various industries. Fortunately, British Standards that apply to roofing make up
We don’t pay much attention to our roofs unless something goes wrong. Unlike a home where just a few people will face the problem of issues such as leaky roofs, a commercial building may have hundreds of employees who may be inconvenienced by the problem and this can only then impact on the bottom line.
Buying a new home is an exciting process from the process of looking at potential properties to finally finding the right one. Finding the property, however, is where the hard work begins and it starts with having a careful assessment done to identify any potential issues such as a leaky or damaged roof. An inspection
Slate roofs have been around for hundreds of years and in most cases they last for a hundred years but these aren’t the only things you may not know about slate. Here are our top 5 facts about this popular roofing material. All slate tiles are unique There is no such thing as an exact
There are certain things in life where size matters and that includes slate. Slate can come in all sorts of sizes and choosing the right size for your project is one of the most important things you can do. One thing to keep in mind when selecting your slate is the bigger it is, the
There is no doubt that slate is one of the most durable roofing materials you will come across. You will see examples of slate roofs dating back more than 100 years in some cases. Unfortunately as will all building materials, there will inevitably come a point where repairs or replacement is needed. Issues with slate
If you are new to the building trade you may not be aware that slate can either be natural or man-made which can present you with a tough choice. Which one is best? Which one you choose will depend as much on your budget as it does on the area in which you are building.