Archive for September 2011

Slate Roofing - A great Welsh invention

Slate tiles for roofing  are a common feature of housing design – originating in Wales and now commonplace throughout the UK – or are they?

Another use for roof tiles

Roof tiles can also be used on the façade of a building – both for weatherproofing and style.


Replacing the underlay to stop leaks

A rotten underlay is once of the most common causes of leaking roofs.

Why moss is bad news for roofs

Moss and other plant life can spell trouble for your roof – causing leaks.

Roofing materials from nappies?

There are some strange roofing materials around, but this one takes the biscuit!

Roofing contractors report a summer of roof repairs

Autumn is traditionally the busiest time of year for roofing contractors, but our wet summer has seen far more roof repairs than usual.

Plain tiles: A roofing material by Act of Parliament

Over the centuries many roofing materials have proved popular, but only one has involved an Act of Parliament.

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