Roofing Guides

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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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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Do I need a Chimney Liner?

Do I need a Chimney Liner?

The question of whether or not to have your chimney lined is a tricky one. It is essential for homeowners to be aware of the rules and regulations surrounding chimney use and to make sure that they also protect their homes and themselves. Read more in our handy guide.

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A Guide to Smokeless Fuels

A Guide to Smokeless Fuels

If you use house coal, you could consider choosing an approved smokeless fuel with a low sulphur content instead of traditional house coal as an alternative. Read our definitive guide to smokeless coal here.

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What are Briquettes & Firelogs?

What are Briquettes & Firelogs?

Stay warm this winter with our evalution of Briquettes & Firelogs. We take a look a deeper look at Briquettes, Firelogs & Heat Logs and analyse their uses and benefits. Find out more here.

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Burning Issues - The Benefits of Seasoned Logs

The environmental and cost benefits of burning seasoned logs

One in ten householders in the South East burn logs and coal to help heat their homes. However, over recent years we have all become more aware of the issues of pollution and air quality, and the impacts that they have on the enviroment, and the young and elderly. Find out more about the benefits of seasoned logs here.

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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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