Seven Obvious Signs You Need Your Roof Fixing

1) Time The average life of most roofs is 10-25 years. If your roof is 15 years or older, you should consider getting it checked out by a professional. You might be one month away from elemental damage rendering your roof useless. As Nottingham roofers, we feel it’s our duty to explain these obvious reasons … Read more

How to Protect Yourself when Choosing a Roofing Contractor

You can never be too careful when it comes to protecting your home and your finances, so when dealing with contractors in any domain you need to take appropriate measures to safeguard yourself. Many have experienced roofing contractors who will bend the rules to make life easier for themselves, even though this can negatively affect … Read more

A Brief History of Roofing Technology – Part 1

As with any technology based industry, the roofing industry has evolved and undergone massive change throughout the ages. Our Nottingham roofers love to appreciate the history that has led to our modern practices, which has ultimately made our life easier and given us the ability to carry out and complete jobs quicker. While roofing remains, … Read more

Watch out for the Rain

The Great British summer is not known for it’s hot weather, sandy beaches and for being a popular holiday spot. Yet, this summer has been unprecedented, with relentless sun and scorching temperatures. In the first month and a half of summer, we’ve seen a record low 47mm of rain. The driest summer on record was … Read more

A Brief History of Roofing Technology – Part 2

In part 1, we gave a very brief summary of the evolution of roofing from primitive turf to more modern tiles. Join us, roofing contractors in Nottingham, in part 2, where we continue the journey and explore some more technologies! SlateSlate is a layered, homogenous, metamorphic rock that is found naturally in the earth. Due to … Read more

Roofing and Culture

Just like all aspects of construction, roofing has a rich history. Architecture reflects the technology available, and the culture and personality of the country or area. It is interesting how humans are so fascinated by the visual and aesthetic, and it is always a fine balance with functionality. Roofing exemplifies this. Roofing has a huge … Read more

Environmentally Friendly Roofing Options

At a time when more and more are aware of the impact that their actions have on the environment, it’s always nice to discover new ways to save energy. When it comes to new buildings, or large upgrades to current architecture, there is a real focus on modernising not just the structural aspects, but considering … Read more

Choose Professional Tradesman

Roofing is one of the more dangerous trades out there and as with anything involving a high degree of risk, safety is the first and foremost priority. This is the most important of a number of reasons why you should hire professionals for roof fixing and roof installations. Since becoming expert roofers in Nottingham we’ve had situations … Read more

Check Your Roof Ventilation

Insufficient roof ventilation, or no ventilation at all, can lead to problems. It’s never a bad thing to have roof ventilation, even if it’s not necessary for every single roof. The lack of ventilation can cause problems, in which case you’ll need to problem dealt with and ventilation installed. Much like the lack of sufficient … Read more

Don’t Ignore Roof Leaks

Finding a leak in your roof can be a real cause for alarm. While leaks vary in severity, even a small leak can quickly become bigger if it is not addressed immediately. Regardless of when or where it starts developing, don’t neglect a leak. Not only do they spell danger for your roof, but water … Read more