Leadwork and Flashings


Leadwork and flashings play a pivotal role in ensuring the durability and watertight integrity of your roof. The use of lead as a roofing material has been prevalent for centuries due to its longevity, malleability, and resistance to corrosion. In fact, the Romans were the first to use lead for roofing purposes in Europe, as early as 27 BC

Leadwork and flashings serve as vital protective barriers for your roof, preventing water ingress and consequent damage to your property. Research has shown that inadequate or failing leadwork and flashings contribute to nearly 70% of all water-related roof damage (source: RICS).

Leadwork and Flashings

  • One of the most striking features of lead as a roofing material is its extraordinary durability. Properly installed and maintained leadwork can last well over 100 years.
  • Lead offers numerous benefits as a roofing material, including longevity, malleability, corrosion resistance, and sustainability. It has been a popular choice for centuries due to its ability to withstand harsh weather conditions and adapt to a variety of architectural styles.

  • Leadwork, when properly installed and maintained, can last well over 100 years. This makes it an excellent choice for those looking for a long-lasting roofing solution.


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