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A guide to breather membranes, also known as breathable membranes

    We have built a lot of pitched roofs, as well as garden rooms within the city of Cardiff. This means that we install a lot of breathable membranes, so we thought, it would be a good idea to write a detailed article explaining the benefits of a breathable membrane being installed. Why are breathable membranes used in pitched roofing? So, if you were to take off some much older roofs, let’s say a roof on a house in Penarth, that has its original slate roof. If that roof is say over 100 years o [...]

By |2023-09-27T13:31:48+00:00September 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Why do so many roofing companies often recommend fibre cement roof tiles?

As you drive through the busy streets of Cardiff, often on a lot of long roads, there will be often multiple houses that are having their roof replaced. Often the roofing company, that is replacing the whole roof, will often be replacing it with fibre cement roof tiles- but why are these roof tiles so popular? Why do so many roofing contractors, use fibre cement roof tiles, when replacing the roof. Within this article, we will explain fully, why fibre cement roof tiles are so popular, why so man [...]

By |2023-09-25T19:00:02+00:00September 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Signs that your roof might need replacing?

There are some home improvement jobs that can be delayed for another day, for example putting up a bookshelf, repainting the living room, or perhaps laying new carpet. These tasks could be considered as non-essential, however, what is the sure is you can’t delay repairing or completely replacing your roof. It’s possible, that if your roof is not properly maintained, that water leaks can occur, sometimes causing substantial property damage. For example, on a particularly cold winter, ridge tiles [...]

By |2023-09-21T12:58:39+00:00September 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Which type of roof repairs does your company offer?

  When a roof starts to leak, it can be for many different reasons. For example, it could be because of a broken ridge tile, or perhaps the lead flashing has started to come away from the chimney? Regardless, of whether you have a pitched roof, or perhaps you have a leak that has now occurred on a flat roof? We have roofers, that can repair your roof. In this article, we are going to explain, how we can fix your roof Ridge tile replacement It could be, that’s during a particularly cold wint [...]

By |2023-09-20T12:55:34+00:00September 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The many benefits of purchasing solar roof tiles

    Introduction we bet that you have heard of Welsh slate, you will have most likely also heard of clay roof tiles, such as double Romans? But, have you heard of solar roof tiles, and do you know the benefits of choosing this roof tile? Within this article we are going to explain what solar roof tiles are, the many benefits of owning these, and also why so many people are hiring us to build a roof using solar roof tiles.   Do you have a pitched roof? If you have a pitched roof, t [...]

By |2023-09-14T17:48:36+00:00September 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|

What are the benefits of choosing fibre cement roof tiles?

  If you were, to ask most British roofing companies, which type of roof tiles to the most commonly used, undoubtedly, the resounding answer will be that the company most often uses fibre cement roof tiles. You might be reading this article, simply because you have a quote, from a local roofing contractor, that has stated on the quotation, that they are going to use fibre cement roof tiles, yes you might not know the benefits of picking this type of roof tile. As we are roofing contractors, with [...]

By |2023-09-11T16:44:56+00:00September 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|

We need rubber roof built- do you build flat roofs?

    Flat Roofing Whether your roof is leaking quite badly on your garage or perhaps you’ve just had a property extension added onto your house- you might now be looking for a local roofing company, which can repair or completely replace the roof, we can help.     Why should we choose your roofing company? ·        Large team of roofers ·        We build every type of roof ·        We are rubber roof specialists ·        Every roof comes with a super long guarantee ·        We [...]

By |2023-08-31T20:24:53+00:00August 31st, 2023|Uncategorized|

How much does a brand-new roof cost to build?

Your current roof, might on the whole might be in good condition? However, some parts of the roof, might need repairing, such as the facia boards, ridge tiles, or the flashings? For example, the lead flashing might be coming away from the bottom of the chimney, or part of the fascia board, made of wood might have rotted away and is now hanging off the roof. So now weighing up, is it worth, repairing those part of the roof, or completely replacing the roof and having say a new roof built? Roofing [...]

By |2023-08-22T13:10:55+00:00August 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

Why has my roof suddenly started to leak?

A roof might be on our house, for over 20 years, and then be no issues whatsoever. However, suddenly you know this upstairs that a major leak has occurred, the wallpaper is starting to come off the walls, and there is a smell of damp. You therefore need a roofing contractor, to come out as soon as possible and to fix the roof. But what can cause a roof to suddenly start leaking? Well in this article, our expert roofers, are going to explain, the common issues with pitched roofs in United Kingdom [...]

By |2023-08-08T16:25:11+00:00August 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Do you build clay roofs in Cardiff?

  In areas like Penylan and Cyncoed, as well as Llandaff, many of the houses, will have a clay roof. Whether this is a double Roman clay roof, a roof made using Rosemary roof tiles, or it might be made using dreadnought roof tiles, often you will want the same type of roof, built onto your house, as your neighbours, so that your roof is in keeping with your neighbours’ properties. We think that, clay roof tiles, are one of the best types of roof tiles, that money can buy. This type of roof [...]

By |2023-08-04T16:12:24+00:00August 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|
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