Single Ply Roofing – Making the critical choice of which Roofing Contractor to Choose

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 8:33 pm

A building owner, home owner or manufacturer must consider a variety of elements and have in mind a list of desires and requirements whilst deciding which flat roofing contractor to use of their product. The company must be reputed in the market and must offer quality services. Generally roofing installers should at-least provide 2-3 portfolio and or past project profiles that they have worked on in the past, with appropriate references from the client to deliver consistent value and their promise.

A common selection of roofing materials throughout Great Britain includes Single Ply. Single ply roofing is made of different types of synthetic polymers which are sealed on joints using a high intensity heat gun to weld two parts of the flexible polymer coating together, permanently. The material aesthetically looks pleasing to the eye and can be customised from top to bottom, including the likes of colour, thickness, guarantees and build up.

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Pyramid Rooflights As A Special Feature

Posted on January 10, 2015 at 11:24 pm

You can brighten up any room by using rooflights and allowing the maximum amount of natural light flood the room. Although pyramid are the ideal option for flat roofs there are many other styles that are perfect for different roof types. These can include roof lanterns, circular rooflights, and frameless skylights. If you have a plan to develop an apartment block, you will get a higher price by taking advantage of the high skyline and installing rooflights on the penthouse apartments. The rooflights should be a special feature that will set them apart when compared to other apartments in the same area.

As a home owner you may want to place rooflights on your property such as roof lanterns which are raised. These will create a look that is more traditional or flat rooflights that will allow more light to enter. Flat skylights accommodate any hole size whereas lantern rooflights are better suited to hole sizes that are larger. Most are able to withstand heavy weight and high pressure because they are made from toughened safety glass and high strength aluminium. (more…)

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Fiberglass Roof Panels and their expensive nature

Posted on January 8, 2015 at 8:32 pm

Fiberglass roof panels are a common choice of roofing system within the UK based on a variety of pricing and installation elements. However, there are some disadvantages of fiberglass roof panels which directly lays within the durability aspects of the system. Never the less they are less expensive than high-end shingle systems seen on numerous industrial structures which ultimately makes them the ‘middle’ choice when coming to decide which roofing system to choose. Fiberglass roofing can be manufactured in a number of different shape, sizes and thickness with the most commonly occurring being the corrugated roofing type formed in square pattern.

Roofing Specialists in the UK, specifically around Leicestershire where the density of roofing contractors is the highest, most of which hold at-least 30 years + experience. This is crucial for assisting in ensuring that a building owner makes the right choice of roofing system based on their individual needs and requirements.

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