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What Is The Best Material For Roofing?

A residential roof should be cost-effective, easy to maintain and durable. These are the basic requirements of a roof and anything beyond this is generally cosmetic in purpose only. Traditionally in the UK people have used tiles to protect their roof, but is this really the best material? Herein we consider some roofing materials and weigh their pros and cons.

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5 Major Benefits of Using Corrugated Metal Roof Sheets

Corrugated roofing is now a popular option for many homeowners. This is due to its many benefits, with some homeowners completely ditching their roof tiles. Below we explore the five major benefits of using corrugated metal roof sheets and why they may be the better option for you.

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Creating An Outdoor Dining Area You Can Use Year Round

The weather in the UK fights against the practicality of having an outdoor dining area, but with the right materials and some commitment to the cause you can create an outdoor dining area that is fit for use all year round. Here we explore the steps you need to take to do so.

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Condensation Can Be Costly: Avoid it with Anti-Condensation Roofing Sheets

Anti-condensation roofing sheets are designed to be installed on roofs which are subject to condensation from the inside. The purpose of these sheets is to prevent dripping onto the floor or giving rise to mould. They can be used on both domestic and commercial projects.

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Metal Roofing – An Affordable Option For Sports Clubhouses

Grassroots clubs are the lifeblood of sport in the UK. It’s at these small, amateur-level clubs where the future stars of the track, the field and the pitch are forged. Many local sports clubs are run by passionate community leaders on a not-for-profit basis – and this can sometimes mean that every expense needs to be scrutinised to ensure the club is getting value-for-money from each purchase it makes.

At the same time, decent facilities are the backbone of any sports club – whether it’s a simple building with changing rooms or a fully-fledged clubhouse complete with bar and function area, most clubs are reliant on warm, waterproof and secure premises to ensure kit is kept safe and that participants have somewhere to store things while participating in events.

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Metal Roofing – An Easy Way To Reduce Waste And Save Energy

One of the many possible home improvement solutions for a greener home is metal roofing and it is one that is gaining popularity at a fast rate. Metal roofing is known to be able to withstand the forces of mother nature and keep homeowners safe from the elements, but this material is also hugely environmentally-friendly because of its longevity, energy efficiency and recyclability. Here we explore how metal roofing is the right step in making a greener home.

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Using Cladding to Transform Your Home in 2018

With the new year comes the opportunity to get your DIY hat on and give any property, from homes, outbuildings and workplaces a bit of a makeover.

If you’re looking to give the exterior of your home a refresh, both cosmetically and practically, there are plenty of benefits to exploring new roofing sheets. It’s not just restricted to your home either – this also covers summer houses, garages, kennels and sheds, too.

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Transforming an Old Garden Shed

Sheds are more likely to have Wi-Fi than a wheelbarrow these days and many people simply waste this space. If you’ve got a junk-filled shed that’s being wasted then why not renovate it and transform it into a useful space. Here we explore how you can transform an old shed into a useful space for work or pleasure.

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Metal Sheeting And Conservation

Corrugated iron has been a feature of our landscape for nearly 200 years. A trait of the industrial revolution, British builders first used new ferrous building materials to roof factory-worker churches, agricultural structures and in faded trades such as peat processing.

Conserving traditional buildings like these is important for understanding our architectural heritage. It is also surprising how comfortable, attractive and well-protected restored buildings with metal roof sheets can be. Here we take you through some of the opportunities and challenges of conserving and restoring structures with metal sheeting.

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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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