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  1. A Guide to Flat Roofing

    A Guide to Flat Roofing

    When you're looking to install a flat roof on your property or wish to replace your current system, it’s important to gather as much information as possible. For those who aren't sure about the types of materials available, the advantages of each kind or which one may be suited to your project we’ve put together a guide to flat roofing which...
  2. 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...
  3. A Guide to Bituminous Felt Flat Roofing

    A Guide to Bituminous Felt Flat Roofing

    There are many different types of flat roofing systems available, each one with their own pros and cons. Roofing felt is one of the oldest available options and advances made in the past decade or so have begun to move more towards the 'torch-on' approach. This is now one of the most widely used systems across the UK. We’ve put...
  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. Flat Roofing Ventilation Guide

    Flat Roofing Ventilation Guide

    Choosing the correct ventilation solution for a flat roof will play an integral role in extending a structure's lifespan. It’s unavoidable that the thermal temperature in the roof space will bear the brunt of the heat generated in the living spaces below. Ventilation is required to allow the air to find a route outside of the property. This prevents it...
  6. A Guide to Flat Roofing Insulation

    A Guide to Flat Roofing Insulation

    Flat roofing insulation will have a huge impact on the energy efficiency of your property. The type of insulation required will depend on the immediate environment in your area and specific building regulations. Implementing the right level of protection will help to maintain the other materials used in the construction of the flat roof, which means it will fulfil its...
  7. 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...
  8. Flat Roof Windows & Skylights

    Flat Roof Windows & Skylights

    Rooflights are an ideal way to increase natural light into the room below. They not only allow you to reduce your dependency on artificial lighting but also encourage energy efficiency in the property. Sometimes a rooflight is a practical alternative when a vertical window cannot be installed onto a house or commercial building. If you are considering installing a rooflight onto a...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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