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Roofs, Insulation and Roof Tiling Blackpool

Posted by steve on July 24, 2010 at 11:22 AM Comments comments (0)

Roofs and Roof Tiling



Roofs are categorized as being either pitched or flat. A pitched roof can be constructed in three ways.

Trussed roof: Pre-made sections called trusses are placed on top of the load bearing walls or supports.

Traditional Roof: Sections of the chosen material, usually timber in domestic construction, are built together in-situ. Or by combining both ...

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Green and Environmentally Friendly Roofs

Posted by mark on July 22, 2010 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (1)

There is a new phenomenon among roofs, the green roof. This makes it possible for greenhouse enthusiasts to have the luxury of greenery right on their roofs, this makes them both economically and environmentally friendly roofs.

Green roofs are becoming more popular than ever. They feature substantial amounts of vegetation, and are known for being very environmentally friendly. They also provide many benefits and advantages, and the technology available to keeping them is continually gro...

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Advantages Of Having A Flat Roof

Posted by mark on July 22, 2010 at 4:24 PM Comments comments (1)

There are many types of roofs, all of which take on different characteristics and features. The type of roof you choose for your building can depend on several things, one of which is the type of building you are roofing, and another being the geographical location of where you reside.

Still, it is often possible to choose the type of roof you will have as long as the building is built to accommodate it. One such type is a flat roof.

According to the Flat Roofing Alliance, flat if...

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Choosing a Commercial Roofer

Posted by steve on July 22, 2010 at 2:13 PM Comments comments (1)

When you own a business outside of your home that includes renting or owning one or more building for that business, you might find yourself in need of a commercial roofer at one time or another. There are professionals who specialize in installing and repairing commercial roofs, and some that are experienced in commercial and residential. Your job is to find the professional that can serve your needs, preferably within your business budget.

Listing Your Needs

First of all, you wa...

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Quality Roofing Work for a Price

Posted by dave on July 18, 2010 at 8:01 AM Comments comments (0)

When it comes to roofing, the lowest price is not necessarily the best choice.

If you are hiring your first roofing contractor, you may feel a bit overwhelmed when determining the best roofer for the job.

Though it may be tempting to choose the roofing contractor, that offers the lowest bid, you may discover that just because the project is cheaper in the beginning, it may cost you more down the road.

When a roofing contractor significantly offers a lower bid than other ro...

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Make Sure The Roofer Is Prepared

Posted by dave on July 18, 2010 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)


The best way to ensure that your roofer is prepared to handle your project is to hire a roofing contractor with experience.

You should always ask for references from previous customers and then call those customers to hear their experiences first hand.

You should ask the references questions regarding how long it took until the ...

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Choose A Professional & Experienced Roofer

Posted by dave on July 18, 2010 at 7:46 AM Comments comments (0)

All roofers need to begin somewhere, but you should think twice before agreeing to be your roofing company’s first customer.

If you want to ensure that your roofing project is completed efficiently, it’s best to choose a roofer that is professional as well as experienced.

You should inquire as to how long the roofer has been ...

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Posted by dave on June 27, 2010 at 5:27 AM Comments comments (0)



NFRC is the UK’s largest roofing trade association representing over 60% of the roofing industry by value. By using a NFRC registered contractor you have the comfort of guaranteed protection and quality.

•NFRC actively ensures that members offer high standards of workmanship and sound business practice through a strict code of practice and independent vetting procedure, including site insp...

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Roof problems

Posted by dave on June 23, 2010 at 5:08 AM Comments comments (0)

A fact: roof repairs are one of the most expensive projects that you can ever have. Roofing problems never seem to come small. Why? This is because you can never tell if you have roof problems up until they are huge enough to get noticed. And along with this, you would need to spend large sums of money to start the repair. This is why most people who do not have enough money to repair their roofs only get worse roofing problems in the future. The best solution to this dilemma is to avoid thes...

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Posted by dave on May 16, 2010 at 3:14 PM Comments comments (0)

Roofing Slates

Roofing Slates Slate is an excellent roofing material, for centuries it has attractively cover roofs and prevent water ingress into a roof structure and living space.

•Slate Characteristics

•About Roofing Slates

•How Was Slate Formed

•Slate Characteristics

•How Roofing Slates Are Made

•Dressing of Slates

•Welsh Slate Sizes

•How Long Do Slates Last

•Slate Quality

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