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4 Common Myths About Metal Roofing

It seems that myths spring up in almost every area of life. Even relatively sedate and functional items like galvanised metal roofing sheets are not immune. Here are four of the most common myths surrounding metal roof sheets along with the actual facts. Continue reading

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Why Metal Roofing is Perfect for Poultry Keepers

Keeping poultry in the UK is increasing in popularity, largely thanks to programmes like Countryfile. Even urbanites with limited outside space can harvest fresh eggs daily, as well as enjoying the feel-good factor that comes with adopting or rescuing former battery hens. Continue reading

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How to Stop Condensation in Metal Sheds

Condensation in a metal shed can be a huge problem. When the metal is cold and the inside temperature is warm, this warm air will rise and form condemnation on the walls, windows and inside of the roof. This water can then run down the walls and drip from the roof, causing damage to the contents and structure of the shed. So, what can you do to prevent condensation from forming? Well, below we have a number of useful hints and tips.

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New Homes and Rebuilds Can’t Overlook Metal Roofs

At one time, the suggestion of adding a metal roof to a residential property may have been greeted with skepticism. The view was that steel roof sheets were only suitable for commercial properties.

Increasingly though, both new homes and renovation projects are starting to pin down the value of getting a layer of well-crafted metal between homeowners and the elements.

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Why Metal Anti-Condensation Roofing Sheets are Best for Tiny Houses

With property prices at an all-time high and many first-time buyers struggling to gain a foothold on the property ladder, more and more people are turning to self-builds as their only viable option. However, even building your own place can be expensive and cost-prohibitive, unless you opt for a ‘tiny house’. Although they originally gained popularity in the United States, tiny houses are now becoming increasingly popular in the UK and can be the perfect housing solution for those on a limited budget.

One area where savings can be made in the construction of your bijou pad is the roofing material that you choose for your tiny home.

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Are Galvanised Steel Roofing Sheets Right for Your Commercial Premises?

One of the most durable roofing materials on the market, galvanised steel roofing sheets are a familiar sight in commercial and agricultural buildings. So are they the right choice for your commercial premises?

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying and Installing Metal Roofing Sheets

Word out there is that metal roofing sheets can last up to 50 years. While there is truth in that, a large part of this happening depends mostly on how you handle the roof – particularly during the installation phase. Nobody wants to buy roofing sheets now and then have to keep replacing worn out ones. That’s why chances are an architect will recommend metal roofing sheets. Just like any other good thing, the fact that metal sheets are durable and sustainable does not mean they remain so if you don’t install them the right way. Here are some mistakes to avoid during the installation phase to ensure you get satisfactory results.

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Can Galvanised Steel Roofing Be Installed Over Asphalt?

If you have an old asphalt shingle roof, you may be wondering if you can put a steel one over it.

In general, it is possible as long as your original roof has only one layer, for reasons of weight. If your roof already has two layers or more, you will need to remove it completely, before having a steel roof fitted.

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How Architects Fell in Love with Metal Roof Sheets

These days if you want to get a high-end finish for your garden office or your new home, then the chances are your architect will recommend metal roof sheets. Why? Because of their durability and their good looks.

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Can I Use Solar Panels with Metal Roof Sheets?

If you want to know whether you can use metal roof sheets with solar panels, then the answer is yes. Whether it’s in a domestic or commercial setting, adding solar panels to your metal roof can help to create a truly eco-friendly property.

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