2024 Roofing Calendar – What to do & When

When it comes to roofs, each season brings distinct challenges, from winter snow and ice to autumn leaves and storms. While it may not be at the top of your to-do list, undertaking certain roof maintenance and care tasks throughout the year is…


Winter Roof Replacement: 5 Pros and Cons

Winter Roof Replacement: 5 Pros and Cons

Whether you live in a Victorian terrace in Headingley, a quaint cottage in Roundhay or a modern build in Horsforth, your home's roof is a critical component that protects you from the elements. Like most structural components, roofs eventually need…


Which Accreditations Are Best for Roofers?

Which Accreditations Are Best for Roofers?

Roofing is a highly specialised industry, so it pays to enlist the help of contractors with experience, expertise and accreditations from nationally recognised bodies. Accreditations are one of the best tools you can utilise when researching…


4 Roofing Jobs Where a Cherry Picker is Needed

4 Roofing Jobs Where a Cherry Picker is Needed

Whether it’s commercial or domestic, roofing jobs require specialist equipment and professionally trained experts to get the best results. In some cases, a roof installation may present challenges, and the standard access points can’t be reached.…


Roofing on Social Housing: A Complete Guide

Roofing on Social Housing: A Complete Guide

It’s vital to look after a roof on a property, and social housing is no exception. There are several regulations and standards in place for maintaining and repairing social housing, and all council-run properties and social housing landlords must…


Wind and Roofs – Everything You Need to Know

Wind and Roofs – Everything You Need to Know

Rain isn’t the only type of weather that can affect your roof. Wind and gales can be a big issue across the British Isles too, and that includes Leeds and the surrounding areas. From loose tiles to structural problems, it’s important to know how to…


How to Protect Your Roof in Winter

How to Protect Your Roof in Winter

Winter is undoubtedly the most challenging time of the year for your roof. If your property isn’t ready for it, the season could be much more stressful that it needs to be. In this post, we’ll outline why winter is such a challenging time and how…


A Complete Guide to Roofing Quotes in 2023

A Complete Guide to Roofing Quotes in 2023

Roofing quotes are an essential part of the roof repair or replacement process. They tell you how much a contractor will charge for specific work on your roof. But with most roofs lasting several decades, many customers won’t be familiar with the…


Should I Have the Roof Inspected Before Buying a House?

Should I Have the Roof Inspected Before Buying a House?

For most people, buying a house is likely to be one of the most expensive purchases they ever make. As with any investment, it’s important to make sure that the asset you’re acquiring is not going to depreciate in value after the sale. That’s why…


Roofer's Guide to Wind Speeds

A Roofer’s Guide to Wind Speeds

It’s not just rain that your roof has to put up with. Wind is an ever-present type of weather than can wreak havoc on roofs that are already worse for wear. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how wind speeds vary and what it means for your…