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
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.