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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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.
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.
We often get asked what are the most cost effective roofing materials? This is not a straightforward question as the answer depends on your definition of what you view as 'cost effective'. Find out more here.
If you start to see moss growing on your roof tiles or roof slates it’s best to act fast and deal with it sooner rather than later. Our guide explains a quick & safe process for removing moss from your 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.
If you have an unused chimney on the roof of your home, a chimney cap may be a great option to seal the chimney from birds and weather. Find out how easy it is to cap a chimney and the estimated cost of this process in our comprehensive guide.
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.
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.
In this blog we introduce the latest addition to our range: The Cromar Cromaslate lightweight, low pitch roofing slate for garden buildings, sheds and stables of all kinds.
In this informative blog post we will explore one of the questions that we are most frequently asked at About Roofing Supplies: How do I weld lead with an Oxyturbo Turbo Set 90 lead welding kit? Read this post to find out.
If you have a project with a with a low pitch roof, it can be difficult choosing the right tiles for your job. Find out more about the low pitch roof tile and roof slate options available here at About Roofing Supplies.
There are many roof maintenance jobs that you should be looking to complete to ensure your roof remains in good condition. Here are ten roofing jobs that you can take care of next summer when the weather is nice!
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.
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.
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.
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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Read this post which explains in detail how to set up, use, maintain & store an Oxyturbo Turbo Set 90 lead welding kit
Is Covid-19 & Brexit Affecting The Availability Of Roofing Materials & Building Supplies? We are being asked this question a lot by our customers currently - find out more here.
On 12.10.20 having had a complete re-fit, our branch in East Grinstead, West Sussex, re-opened with new branding, a new team of staff and a fresh new range of products: Find out more here!
Having closed during the Covid pandemic, and refitted whilst shut, our East Grinstead branch reopened on 12.10.20 rebranded as About Roofing Plus - find out more here!
Whether you are thinking of replacing old or broken fencing or starting from scratch, understanding how to put up a garden fence that will not only look good but will last is essential. Read our comprehensive guide here.