Category: Buying Slate
Category: Buying Slate
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.
Damp coming from the roof can happen for all sorts of reasons, but the most common issues are linked either to your roof tiles or flashing. Here are some ways to spot if you have these problems. Defective or broken tiles will allow rainwater to penetrate your roof causing all sorts of damage over time
With Christmas on the way, the last thing you need is problems with your roof, which means it’s a good idea to check your property so that any harsh weather we might experience this month doesn’t turn the festive season into a calamity. The first place to start in any winter home health check is