Category: Slate Repairs
Category: Slate Repairs
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.
A common misconception about slate roofing is that it can only be used in period properties. This couldn’t be further from the truth. A good quality slate roof will not only enhance the look of a property, it also offers unrivalled durability and value for money as a roofing material. As we all become more
Whether you are having your roof repaired or fitting a new roof it is likely you will need the help of a professional roofing contractor to do the work for you. Then there are the materials to consider, will you be using concrete roof tiles slate tiles or even clay tiles? With this in mind
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
When most people think of slate roofs in the UK they think of quaint Welsh towns with their uniform tile layouts. Yet there are plenty of other slate roof styles to choose from if you are looking for something different. While standard slate roofs feature rectangular slates in standard lengths and widths laid out uniformly,
There is no question that a slate roof when well maintained can last more than a lifetime, but if you slate roof has been in place for 100 years or more it may need some refurbishment that could entail more than just a minor roof repair Common issues with slate tiled roofs include broken tiles,
Ok so some of these things may be a little beyond the budget or they may not pass local planning permission in some areas, but all of them will give a whole new dimension to you existing home. With space getting more restricted at ground level, we are seeing some really innovative ways to adapt
If you are considering roofing materials for a period property, then reclaimed tiles can be an ideal solution depending on local planning laws. The decision on whether or not to use reclaimed slate is largely a simple question of is purchasing new tiles the better option in your case? First of all, let’s look at
Despite many churches around the country being left to go into a state of decline or converted into homes and even nightclubs, churches continue to represent the heart of the community in many towns and villages. Unfortunately, due to age and the materials used in their construction it is a constant battle for many churches
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.