The world is slowly uniting to fight back against climate change, and this is opening a new world of technology and green initiatives. Eco-roofs, or green roofs, offer an opportunity for homeowners to create a natural haven on their flat roof and to reap benefits for both the environment and themselves. This simple addition to … Continue readingPosted in roofing | Tagged green roof, green roofing | Comments Off on Why green roofing is important
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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 readingPosted in roofing | Tagged Commercial Roofing | Comments Off on Cold vs. warm roof insulation
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 readingPosted in roofing | Tagged flat roofing, material, roofing material | Comments Off on Flat Roofing: which material is best?
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 readingPosted in roofing | Comments Off on How long will my roofing system last?
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 readingPosted in roofing | Comments Off on The importance of good commercial roof ventilation
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 readingPosted in roofing | Comments Off on Benefits of EPDM rubber roofing
Maintaining the roof at your commercial property is of vital importance for a number of reasons. Not only does a solid, well-maintained roof benefit your commercial building itself, but also those working inside it or visiting. Here, we explain a little more about what these reasons are, and what the regular maintenance work can and … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, roofing | Comments Off on Why your commercial property needs regular roof maintenance
Pitched roofing is a common style of roofing which involves the two edges of the roof being set at diagonal angles and meeting to form an arch. An alternative to flat roofing, this roofing style affords a number of benefits, some of which are as follows: Extra space Perhaps the central advantage of this roofing … Continue readingPosted in roofing | Tagged protech roofing, Roofing Sheffield | Comments Off on What are the pros and cons of pitched roofing?
During cold British winters, there is often a strong possibility of heavy snow across the nation. Though creating a beautiful landscape, sheets of snow atop the roofs of properties around the country can in fact be more problematic than is necessarily realised. There are various signs to look out for which could indicate that your … Continue readingPosted in roofing | Tagged protech roofing, roofing contractor Manchester | Comments Off on How much snow can a roof support?
As we edge closer to spring, the promise of warmer weather is one of the many appealing aspects of the change in season. However with the longer, lighter days comes a range of household projects to attend to, to ensure that your property looks its best for the year to come. One aspect that can … Continue readingPosted in roofing | Tagged protech roofing, Roofing Sheffield | Comments Off on The benefits of getting your gutters cleaned annually