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 readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Flat Roof Drainage Solutions
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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 readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Benefits of Replacing Your Roof in the Spring/Summer
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 readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Do I Need Ventilation in My Roof?
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 readingPosted in News | Comments Off on How to Safely Decorate Your Roof This Christmas
As a homeowner, there’s no shortage of things to consider when it comes to moving into a new home or maintaining your existing home, and an element that can sometimes be overlooked is the roof. In actuality, roofs are a hugely important part of any building, whether it be a domestic or commercial premises. Roofs … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on Flat roofing vs. Pitched roofing
Every material has a lifespan, whether that’s 5, 10, or even 50 years, and the material used for your roofing is no different. There will come a point where rather than simply repair your existing roof, replacing it altogether may be the most cost effective and safe solution for your business. How long your roof … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on How long before my roof needs replacing?
Drainage failure is something all property owners – rightly – wish to avoid. A costly addition to annual upkeep of properties with a flat roof, issues with drainage systems are not a welcome cost to anyone’s budget. Luckily, there are a number of measures that can be taken to ensure no damage comes to your … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on How to avoid costly flat roofing repairs: drainage maintenance
When considering metal roofing and cladding, it is vital to consider not only the type of metal but what goes underneath as well. Here, we explain a little more about the dos and don’ts of metal roofing and cladding practice, and what should and shouldn’t be going on in the process. Choose for practicality, not … Continue readingPosted in Industry News, News | Comments Off on The dos and don’ts of metal roofing and cladding
It seems there are an ever-growing number of award schemes being introduced to recognise the achievements of young people across the country, from Young Musician of the Year to TV-based competitions such as The Young Apprentice. The building industry is no exception and, since 2000, budding roofers, carpenters, joiners, construction workers and more have applied … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on The Search is on for Young Builder of the Year
Whether you’re buying a house, own a commercial property or are in charge of an industrial warehouse, taking care to have your roof inspected by a qualified professional is vital to its ongoing structural health and longevity. This is why roofing surveys should be made a priority by all those in charge of the upkeep … Continue readingPosted in News | Comments Off on FAQs: What Does A Roofing Survey Involve?