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How to Protect Your Roof From Wind Damage

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No matter where you live, some form of extreme weather is pretty much inevitable. Here in the UK, although we don’t get the worst of it, we consistently have to negotiate heavy wind and rain. Consequently, our homes have to withstand a fair bit of meteorological abuse now and then, especially when storms and gale … Continue reading

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How to Remove Moss From Your Roof

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On the face of it, moss growing on your roof isn’t the end of the world. It doesn’t appear to be doing any harm and, in some ways, it can add a bit of natural character to the tiles. In reality, though, moss can cause a fair amount of damage to your roof if left … Continue reading

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How to protect your roof from lightning

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Although thunder and lightning can be an impressive natural show, it can also be an extremely destructive force of nature. This is why Protech Roofing have put together a ‘how-to’ guide to ensure that your home is protected from potential lightning damage. Every year countless homes are affected by lightning strikes but there are ways … Continue reading

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What to ask a roofing contractor

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Protech Roofing have put together a list of important questions that you should ask before hiring a roofing contractor. It’s important to ask these questions because depending on what work you need doing, it can be expensive. Plus, if it’s not done right the first time not only could you have leaks and further damage … Continue reading

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Most common causes of roof leaks

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No one wants to be shivering on top of the house in the pouring rain, in an attempt to patch up their roof; or scouring the house for a big container to catch the leak, for that matter. This month with Protech Roofing, we aim to keep you in the know with the common causes … Continue reading

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Benefits of solar panels

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Solar panels absorb the sun’s energy and store it using photovoltaic cells, so the natural energy can be reused, producing a “green” renewable system. The electricity generated by solar panels is 100% clean, and by ‘clean’ we mean there have zero negative effects on the environment. Protech Roofing are here to discuss the benefits of … Continue reading

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7 of the world’s top rooftop bars we love

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Rooftop bars are often exciting, lavish venues, with some particularly notable ones cropping up around the world. Here are 10 of the most impressive currently open to the public around the globe, whatever your style: Radio Bar, ME, London The sights on offer from this rooftop bar are a must for any lover of our … Continue reading

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5 common roofing problems to be aware of

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We all know what an expensive business having your roof fixed can be, and with the weather taking a turn for the worse over the winter months, the harsh conditions only serve to worsen roofing issues. There are a handful of common roofing problems to look out for, which – if caught early – can … Continue reading

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What Is Rubber Roofing?

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Roof rolls and shingles were traditionally, and have until recently, been made from materials such as wood, slate, flagstone, metal, plastic and asphalt. Installed on pitched roofs, shingles are placed in overlapping formations to aid the channeling of water off the roof. These traditional shingles materials, though effective in their implementation, are not particularly economical … Continue reading

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Can Solar Panels Still Provide Power Through Winter?

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When it comes to doing our bit for the environment, a lot of us have made small changes to our daily lives; whether that’s by recycling more, making less journeys by car, turning off electrical items after use and more. Many of us have gone a step further, working to reduce the energy used by … Continue reading

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