UPDATED 04.06.20: Many of our customers have asked if we are still open, if we are still delivering, and if there are shortages of roofing and building materials because of the current Coronavirus pandemic. Find answers to these questions, and many others, in this helpful guide.
From 2021 residents in England having properties with wood burners, log stoves and open fires will be banned from buying coal or 'wet' wood to burn in them, under a ban anounced by the UK Govenment which comes into force in February next year. In this blog post we will look into the reasons why in detail.
About Roofing Supplies: There's more to us than meets the eye!
About ROOFING Supplies......only supply roofing products - the clue's in the name? Right? Well, wrong actually!
We have always stocked and supplied a far wider range of products than the roofing orientated products upon which we have built our name and reputation.
Many of our regular customers are well aware of this and have been purchasing aggregates, underground drainage, rainwater and guttering products, blocks, fascias, soffits and insulation from us for years.
However we haven't until now added these products to our website as we didn't want to confuse everyone - after all, About Roofing Suppllies only supply ROOFING products, right? Wrong!
We stock and / or supply the following:
- Quinn thermal blocks
- Celotex insulation
- Knauf insulation
- Building aggregates such as sand & MOT
- Decorative aggregates such as shingles, stones and chippings
- Landscaping products such as soils, lawn treatments and composts
- Hunter guttering and rainwater products in a wide range of sizes, colours and types
- Hunter underground draingage products
- Swish & Edge fascias and soffits in a wide range of colours, sizes and types
Some of these products are on our website now with more being added all the time - keep checking back if you can't see the products that you are looking for or in the meantime why not contact us directly?
Please call or email us for further details of the products that we can supply to save you money on your current or next project.
A new addition to our product range is the Manthorpe GTV CURV Cowled Universal Concrete Interlocking Roof Tile Vent
Available in four colours (red, grey, brown & terracotta) to suit most applications, the Manthorpe Cowled Universal Roof Vent is designed to provide a quick and simple solution to the problems of roofspace ventilation and mechanical extraction or soil stack termination through a wide variety of concrete interlocking roof tiles.
It is especially useful on jobs where the installer may not know what the roof covering is: Designed to suit many large and small format concrete interlocking tiles, both flat and profiled in design, from 15x9s to large flat profiles such as the Marley Modern to deep bold roll styles of roof tile.
The Manthorpe Cowled Universal Roof Vent Tile is fitted with a versatile flashing skirt which can be dressed to match the relevent profile of the roof covering and comes with an adhesive mastic backing which securely seals the flashing down to the roof tile.
The hooded cowl protects the opening from the elements whilst providing an airflow path into the roofspace. An integral 4mm louvred grill within the cowl prevents the entry of debris and large nesting insects.
When using the vent for mechanical extraction, soil stack or vent pipe termination, the rear spigot is stepped to allow for 4" round, 5" round or a 6" oval connection.
The 4" connection can be joined to one of the Manthorpe range of GRPA Flexible Pipes to continue the ducting further into the roofspace.
We now have these innovative, versatile vent tiles in stock ready for immediate despatch.
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Whether installing a new roof or repairing your current one, making sure that your roof is correctly insulated is just good sense. Read our handy guide on insulating your roof.
At About Roofing Supplies we stock & supply a large range of Celotex, Rockwool & Knauf insulation suitable for flat and pitched roofing applications, as well as flooring and lofts.
At About Roofing Supplies between our four branches and our website, we receive and deliver literally tens of thousands of tons of roofing materials every year - in fact we estimate that on an average day we deliver over 200 tons of roof tiles alone!
In this, the first of the special interviews that we will be sharing to celebrate our 20th year in business, we have spent some time with Mark Simmonds, who is the Branch Manager at our Dorking branch.
We opened our doors to our Esher branch for the first time in February 1999 - 3 more branches, thousands of customers and tens of thousands of deliveries later we are celebrating our 20th anniversary.
About Roofing Supplies Dorking branch has been undergoing improvement works over the last few months, the latest of which was the laying of a new heavy duty tarmac surface at the front of the branch, which will make loading and unloading our customers and suppliers much easier!