4 of the Most Spectacular Green Roofs

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A green roof can simply be described as a roof which is partially or completely covered in vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. In this sense, it is a living roof, and can provide habitats for birds and other small creatures, becoming hosts to entire ecosystems. They can absorb airborne pollutants, … Continue reading

Flat Roof Drainage Solutions

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Flat roofs can make a really strong architectural statement and look brilliant on the right property; however, they do come with some maintenance problems. Namely, draining them isn’t always that easy. When pooling water on a flat roof is left for too long, issues can spring up such as pulled away flashing and washed away … Continue reading

Benefits of Replacing Your Roof in the Spring/Summer

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With the icy winds and subzero temperatures we’ve had this year, it’s amazing to think how a bit of sun can quickly overwrite the memories of a particularly brutal winter. However, with summer just around the corner we’re already looking ahead to all of the fair-weather projects that need doing, one of which is ensuring … Continue reading

Do I Need Ventilation in My Roof?

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When many people think about roof treatments, they may immediately jump to insulation. While insulation is extremely important to ensure your roof is as energy efficient as possible, especially during the winter months, we often forget about the importance of ventilation. In this article, the team at Protech Roofing will discuss the importance of ventilation, … Continue reading

Green Roof Maintenance

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A green roof is simply one which vegetation is grown intentionally over a waterproof membrane. This can help establish habitats for wildlife, and add a soft, natural touch to an otherwise harsh, urban building. There are many benefits to having a green roof. From helping cities adapt to the effects of climate change by reducing … Continue reading

6 Common Causes of Roof Damage

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No one wants to have to climb onto their roof only to find numerous leaks and waterlogged dents, and neither does anyone want to have to shell out money when it could be easily avoided. As such, understanding what sort of damage to look for when performing maintenance checks is extremely important if you don’t … Continue reading

Winter Maintenance for Flat Roofs

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Flat roofs are a beautiful architectural feature, adding a sense of sleekness and modernity to any home. They are heavily under utilised though, and perhaps for good reason: they can need rather a lot of cleaning. That is, even if they’re slightly pitched, “flat” roofs are bound to collect more snow, leaves and other debris. … Continue reading

How to Safely Decorate Your Roof This Christmas

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When it comes to Christmas time, every family has their own unique way of expressing their Christmas spirit. One particular way of doing it is putting up Christmas lights. We put them on our trees and drape them in our kitchens, but some like to go the extra mile and create a light show on … Continue reading

The difference between tiles and slates

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Of all the roofing jargon, tiles and slates are some of the most commons words that are thrown around. Individually, they are rather simple concepts, however, it’s the difference between them that can often be confusing. Is it the size? Shape? Colour? Application? If this is a distinction that puzzles you, don’t worry, the team … Continue reading

What is the Best Time of the Year to Replace Roofs?

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If you’re thinking of having your roof replaced, then the chances are you have already asked yourself this question. You may think it’s not wholly important since roofing contractors work all year round, but the time of year you choose will ultimately affect the the length and cost of the whole process. With that in … Continue reading

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