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How to find a roofer

Your roof is simply too important to take a chance – you need to know that the roofing company you choose will do a good job. So what do you look for?

Designing your roof to prevent leaks

The primary function of a roof is to keep out the weather.  The way it is designed should prevent leaks

Is your roof warm or cold?

The type of roof insulation you need will depend on whether your roof is warm or cold

What’s the point of a gutter?

The guttering is a vital part of your roofing, make sure it works properly to prevent roof leaks

Concrete roof tiles have green credentials

Thinking about the environmental impact of your roof tiles?  Research shows that concrete roof tiles have a strong green argument

Another use for roof tiles

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


Know your fascia from your soffit

Confused by roofing terminology?  This is a common one.

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