The roof is leaking. Times are tough. So you buy sealants, bring in your broom and scraper because it’s once again, time to be Mr. Fix it. Even if DIYing your flat roof only takes 3 steps namely clean, inspect, … Read more
Money is tighter now than ever, but when winter comes around, pockets never quite seem deep enough. Not only does the Christmas season drain all those summer savings, but keeping your home warm while saving energy can be a frosty … Read more
The nemesis of all roofs, winter, is here. Ice, rain and winds will all try to break through, and many will succeed. But before the first freeze of winter hits, there are a few things you should do to prepare … Read more
A roof is your building’s first line of defence against outside elements – whether it’s a steep-slope, low-slope or flat. Maintaining the health of your roof can protect buildings from damaging weather and lower its life-cycle costs by extending the … Read more
Old roofs are not ideal if you are somebody who hates maintenance work and it is often less expensive to replace the roof rather than to keep on repairing it in the long run.
The United States is now experiencing a new trend as vegetative roof coverings and waterproofing systems, otherwise known as green roofs, are increasingly being used by property owners. Environmental purists have complained about the term, but it is now widely … Read more
Do I Require Planning Permission? John Wier, a landscape architect from the Bowles and Wier organisation, suggested that if the structure can be seen from the street it’s worth enquiring into planning permission.
What is there not to love about a balcony roof? A lot of interior designs these days have revolved around the concept of bringing the outside indoors, incorporating pots and plants normally found outside in the garden and placing them … Read more
Single ply flat roofing systems have become very popular in the UK owing to their light weight that suit buildings which take load and bearing into consideration. Just because it’s single ply, doesn’t mean it’s weak. It is actually the … Read more
Your home or office may have more living space than you ever imagined. You can add to the value of your home, and improve your quality of life through utilising more outdoor space, and even reduce the environmental impact of … Read more