Flat roofing vs. Pitched roofing

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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 reading

Cold vs. warm roof insulation

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Thermal design is important for any roof, as it guides the flow of heat and water vapor, both of which have an impact on the insulating properties of a roof and its performance in the home. The traditional cold roofing has been practiced in homes for many years, however, a few disadvantages have been identified … Continue reading

Flat Roofing: which material is best?

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The roof is an important feature of any home, and it’s vital that you’re clued up on the pros and cons of available materials so you can make a choice that’s right for you. With so many flat roofing materials on offer these days, it can be difficult to know what to choose for your … Continue reading

How long will my roofing system last?

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Your roofing’s lifespan depends on a number of variables, from the material, design and quality of installation, to the type of climate you live in, and how well maintained you keep your building. However, knowing the average lifespan of your roofing system before installing it will give you a good idea of whether the material … Continue reading

How long before my roof needs replacing?

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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 reading

The importance of good commercial roof ventilation

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Having adequate ventilation running through your commercial roof is vital for its health and longevity. Saving on costly damage as well as your electricity bill, a well-ventilated commercial roof really is a vital aspect of any environmentally sound, energy efficient property. Here, we give some reasons why:   Insulation A well-ventilated commercial roof would lend … Continue reading

5 important roofing checks when purchasing a commercial property

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When purchasing a commercial property, the roofing is something that can make or break a deal. With roofing repairs being a costly addition to purchasing a premises, you should make sure the roof at the commercial property you are interested in is in good nick to save you money and time further down the line. … Continue reading

Top tips for an energy efficient commercial roof

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With current environmental issues plaguing property owners’ thoughts on a regular basis, it is vital that solutions can be put in place in commercial properties to ensure their energy efficiency wherever possible. The roof is just one aspect of any property – commercial builds included – which can make a huge difference to the energy … Continue reading

How to avoid costly flat roofing repairs: drainage maintenance

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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 reading

Benefits of EPDM rubber roofing

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EPDM rubber roofing is a great option for a variety of commercial roofs, for a number of reasons relating to its durability, environmental prowess and ease of handling. Used in a variety of applications in modern-day construction, the material can be used for a range of buildings, but is particularly well-suited to commercial roofs due … Continue reading

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