Saturday, 6 August 2016

A Look at Trends in Roofing across Surrey - Clay Tiles Still Popular

Concrete tiles are by far and away the most popular type of roof covering in the UK today, with about 60% of structures using it, especially on new builds.

For many of the companies who specialise in roofing across Surrey, the maintenance, repair or replacement of clay tiled roofs make up a large proportion of their business.

Getting Professional Help

Of all enquiries regarding problems with clay tiled roofs, the build up of moss is one of the most common, and is a favourite used by cowboy roofers who knock doors, and suggest the moss buildup can cause serious damage to the roof if it's not removed.

Friday, 5 August 2016

The Role of a Roofer in Surrey in Keeping Your Home Safe from Leaks

Roofing problems can lead to very high expenses, especially when you don’t get fixes right away. Leaks are some of the common challenges that a homeowner may have to deal with periodically. Even with the best installation, a roofing leak can cause extensive damage. It does help though to know what causes leaking problems in roofing so you can spot them before they devastate your roofing irreparably.

The Slope

The sloping on a roof is one aspect that can cause leaks to develop over the course of a roof’s lifespan. During construction, the ratio of a vertical rise over the horizontal distance of a roof has to meet certain regulations. In cases where the slope of a roof is too shallow, the shingles tend to lift when the wind blows too hard, leaving room for rainwater to get into your home.