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5 Ways to Protect Your Shed This Winter

Blustering winds and icy gales are starting to hammer parts of the UK; winter is well and truly under way. There’s no foreseeing the unpredictable nature of the British climate, so even if your home has not experienced anything too torrential so far, there’s no telling that this will still be the case in the coming weeks.

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6 Tips to Make the Roof a Safe Work Area

The roof is a dangerous place to work from, owing to several risk factors including height, slope, slippery surface, electrical contacts and weather elements. A surprisingly large number of falling cases occur on low single-storey rooftops between 3m and 5m high. However, the causes of falling are easy to determine and avoid. Here are six tips to minimise dangers while working on the roof:

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The Importance of Wall Cladding in Winter

As the nights draw in and summer comes to a close, we find ourselves wrapping up warmer. Turning on the heating for the first time can bring welcome cosiness, as well as the dread of rising utility costs. But often little thought is given to the condition of the buildings we work in.

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How to Stay Cool in Summer with a Metal Roof

There are a number of reasons that metal roofing sheets might be the perfect solution for your home. Some of the advantages include:

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Tile-Effect Roofing Sheets: The Best of Both Worlds for Residential Properties

Traditionally, corrugated roofing sheets have been used mainly for agricultural, commercial or industrial properties. This kind of roofing sheet has been in use since the early 19th century, but the materials used to produced it have come along way since those times. Technological advances have allowed for corrugated metals to be galvanised, making them rust resistant. As a result of these advances, corrugated metal has gained popularity as a roofing material for residential projects in recent years. Continue reading

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Using Metal Roof Sheets to Create a Trendy, Industrial Summerhouse

The weather is finally getting better with the arrival of Spring (and soon Summer) so it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up your garden, so you can relax in the sun. Constructing a summerhouse is the perfect project and can also add considerable value to your home. If you’re drawn to clean lines and the hottest design trends, the industrial look is worth checking out! Inspired by old factories and utilitarian objects, this trend is perfect for contemporary garden studios.

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Protect Your Animals with Metal Roof Sheets

Keeping animals outside is often what’s best for them. Whether you are a farmer, pet owner or animal charity worker, you know that it is important for our pets and livestock to get plenty of fresh air and be in their natural surroundings.

However, it is also essential that they have protection from the elements and other risks. We recommend placing metal or galvanised steel roofing sheets on their enclosure in order to have a safe and secure roof when they need it.

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Make Your Outdoor Bar Awesome with Metal Roofing

Whether you own a café or bar, or you just want to make your own garden super awesome, an outdoor bar is a great project to start as it gets closer to summer. Eating and drinking outside is becoming more and more popular but with the unpredictable British weather it’s important that you provide some form of cover in case the heavens open. Avoid trying to wrestle a gazebo up and down every time you use your outdoor space and consider a metal roof structure.

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Six Reasons to Consider A Metal Roof

Ducker Research Company asked what the most important elements in selecting a roof were and the results were surprising. Ranking first was the life-span of the roof, and the cost to maintain the roof over this life-span ranked second. The initial cost of installation was ranked just ninth out of ten. With these results in mind, there are few better options than a metal roof. Herein we consider why a metal roof is well worth considering for your property.

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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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