Is Roofing Covered by My Flat’s Service Charge?

Is Roofing Covered by My Flat’s Service Charge?

A leaking roof can cause all kinds of logistical headaches for leaseholders of a flat – not least financial ones. But do you have to pay for roofing works over and above the standard service charge? Read on as we take a closer look… Not…


Wettest May on Record – Time to Check Your Roof

Wettest May on Record – Time to Check Your Roof

If you get through the winter without your roof leaking, you might think you can breathe a sigh of relief. In some ways, you can – the worst is over, after all. However, the UK weather is far from predictable. Heavy rain can fall at any time of the…


How Much Rain Do We Get in Spring?

How Much Rain Do We Get in Spring?

We’re all well aware that winter is typically the wettest season in the UK. That’s why, when spring comes around, most people breathe a sigh of relief that the worst is over. You can look forward to a bit less rain, longer days and warmer…


Upgrading A Flat Roof to Pitched – A Beginner’s Guide

Upgrading A Flat Roof to Pitched – A Beginner’s Guide

Flat roofs are a common feature on properties across the UK, whether it’s on a garage, extension or the entire building. In most cases, they’re used because they’re quicker and cheaper to install. But given the various benefits of a pitched roof,…


Leeds Ranked as One of the UK’s Wettest Cities

Leeds Ranked as One of the UK’s Wettest Cities

Sun is sociable. Snow is magical. But there’s hardly anyone that likes rain! Unfortunately for us Brits, it’s quite a common occurrence, with an average of around 165 rainy days each year. Even worse, some places see more rainfall than others… In…


Winter is Here – Time for a Roof Inspection

Winter is Here – Time for a Roof Inspection

Drizzly days, cold nights and frosty mornings – yes, winter is in full swing. Now Christmas is out of the way, the bad weather will likely lose its charm, and you might start to think about what it’s doing to your house… With that in mind, there’s…


3 Post-Lockdown Checks for Your Commercial Property

3 Post-Lockdown Checks for Your Commercial Property

The 2020 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of our lives. Businesses are clearly no exception, with as many as 60% of the UK workforce working from home. Naturally, that’s seen lots of commercial properties pretty much out of use for weeks…


A Beginner’s Guide to Roofing Quotes

A Beginner’s Guide to Roofing Quotes

If you’re looking to get your roof repaired or replaced, the first step is always to get a quote for the work. Broadly speaking, a roofing quote outlines what work the roofers will do and how much it will cost. In this post, we’ll take a closer…


Does My Roof Replacement Need Scaffolding?

Does My Roof Replacement Need Scaffolding?

As a common feature of many roofing jobs, scaffolding is an easy way to spot when a building is having its roof done. But if you’re looking to save money on your roof replacement, you might wonder whether the job actually needs scaffolding. In this…


How Are Roof Tiles Held in Place?

How Are Roof Tiles Held in Place?

Roof tiles have been used for thousands of years as a way of keeping buildings dry. But to do their job properly, they need to be held in place. It’s good to know how exactly that works so you can understand why some of your tiles may have slipped…