Roofing Guides

Chimney Cowl Fitting

Chimney Cowl Fitting - How To Fit a Chimney Cowl

Fitting a chimney cowl can be a DIY job, providing you take care to understand what needs to be done before going ahead. If you’ve decided you could benefit from fitting a chimney cowl in your home, read on to find out how you go about installing one correctly.

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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 often should a roof be replaced?

How often should a roof be replaced?

In this roofing guide we answer one question we get asked alot - 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 here.

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How To Fit A Chimney Pot

How To Fit A Chimney Pot

In this roofing guide we offer advice on how to a fit a chimney pot on your roof. Chimney pots are made from clay, and are then fired in a kiln to make them resistant to the heat from the smoke and fumes that will travel through them when in use. Replacing a chimney pot requires a tall ladder, and a head for heights - if you are in any doubt at all, the you would be wise to pay a roofing contractor to carry out the work for you. Find out more here.

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How can I stop birds from nesting in my roof?

How can I stop birds from nesting in my roof?

In this roofing guide we answer - How can I stop birds from nesting in my roof? Broadly, birds enter the roof in one of two areas: the chimney or underneath the roof tiles in the eaves: There are easily installed, economical solutions to both situations! Find out our easy install solutions here. 

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Which roof shingles are the best?

Which roof shingles are the best?

We often get asked which roof shingles are the best? Our own brand felt shingles are manufactured in Russia, and we also supply the Dakota Felt Shingle range which is manufactured in Canada. Many people consider these two ranges of felt shingles as the best available in the UK - which is why we supply them!

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