Roofing News & Tips

How often should a roof be replaced?

How often should a roof be replaced?

In this roofing guide we answer one question we get asked regularly:- How often should a roof be replaced? Roof replacement varies according to a number of factors such as the age and condition of roofing materials used on the roof, the exposure of the roof to the weather and the construction of the roof. Find out more in this interesting and informative article.

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Mitigating Our Environmental Impact

Mitigating Our Environmental Impact

At About Roofing Supplies between our four branches and our website at aboutroofing.com we are concious that we have an impact on the environment. In this informative post you can find out about the steps that we are taking to mitigate our impact wherever possible.

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How To Choose The Right Roofing For Your Home

How To Choose The Right Roofing For Your Home

When it comes to buying a new roof for your home there are many decisions to make, from the materials you choose to whether you need to employ roofing contractors to carry out the project for you. Find out what you should consider in order to choose the right roof for your home.

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How To Work On Your Roof Safely In The Sun

How To Work On Your Roof Safely In The Sun
The summer can be a busy time for roofers as the dryer weather conditions mean that more people book in work to have their roofs repaired or replaced. With this in mind, it is important to protect yourself from the sun when completing roof work, read more here.

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Replacing Broken Roof Tiles - The Do's and Don'ts

Replacing Broken Roof Tiles

If you spot a cracked or broken tile on your roof, it is essential to address the problem as soon as possible. Without doing so, you risk your roof leaking and the damage getting worse. Find out more about the do's and don'ts of replacing your broken roof tiles.

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The Benefits of Eco-Friendly Insulation Building Blocks

A pallet of insulation building blocks

Eco-friendly insulation blocks can benefit a building in many ways. Whether you are building or renovating your own home or are a developer or builder looking for the most sustainable and cost-saving materials, using thermal insulation blocks is a great option. Read more about these exciting products here.

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25 Most Frequently Asked Questions

25 Most Twenty Frequently Asked Questions | FAQs

Every day we receive many calls and emails asking questions about roofing, roofing products and roof issues: In this informative and entertaining blog we review the twenty five questions that the staff at About Roofing Supplies are most frequently asked.

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Slate Roofs or Tile Roofs - Which is better?

Slate Roofs or Tile Roofs - Which is better?

Many homeowners find themselves deliberating between two of the most popular types of roofing materials, namely roof slates or roof tiles. In this blog, we’ll look at the specifics as well as the pros and cons of each to help ensure that you select the right roof covering - whatever your building project.

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Is Roofing Felt Necessary For My Property?

Is Roofing Felt Necessary For My Property?

Roofing felt, laid underneath roof tiles and roofing slates, has become essential in creating a secure, waterproof roof that is durable and will protect your home and your belongings for many years. Find out why roofing felt is necessary for your property in this informative blog.

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Roofing & building materials product availability update : Autumn 2021

Roofing & building materials product availability update: Autumn 2021

The availability issues affecting many roofing and building products nationally in 2021 has been widely reported over the past few months, and has even been covered by the BBC.

We are receiving many phone calls and emails every day from customers all over the UK who are trying to source materials such as concrete roof tiles, timber and cement.

In this blog post, which is an update to a previous post on our website, we will explore these issues in detail.

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Roofing & building materials product availability: Separating the fact from the fiction: Summer 2021

Roofing & building materials product availability: Separating the fact from the fiction: Summer 2021

By now most people will have heard of the availability issues affecting many products nationally, with the construction materials and building industry particularly affected.

We are taking numerous calls every day from customers who are desperately trying to source materials and who are bewildered at what is going on.

In this blog post we will explore the situation, and the short and long term outlook for construction and building materials.

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