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4th August 2022

What Is A Timber Frame Roof?

When was the timber frame roof first used in Britain? The use of timber in Britain goes back a long way. Since at least the early Saxon era, the ...

2nd July 2022

Do You Own An Airbnb in Cornwall? Is Your Roof Ready For Guests?

It’s certainly been a rainy and stormy few weeks here in Cornwall! Airbnb owners should check that their roofs are in tip-top shape, with ...

20th May 2022

How Much Does It Cost For A New Roof In The UK In 2022?

As the cost of living rises, many of us are checking our bank statements a little bit more regularly. But life doesn’t stop. Houses get ...

13th May 2022

How We Take Care of Our Timber

With timber prices increasing, taking care of the wood we use for roofing is incredibly important. Caring for the timber reduces waste (better ...

30th April 2022

Stormy Weather: How Does UK Weather Affect Roofs?

How does weather affect my roof? In the UK, it’s rare we experience severe weather phenomena such as tornados and hurricanes. However, Cornish ...

7th April 2022

Why Is My Roof Leaking?

April showers are a real thing! Whilst showers may ‘bring May flowers’, these small, frequent amounts of rainfall can cause problems ...

6th April 2022

What Is Lead Flashing?

Lead flashing is an important feature of any roofing system because it prevents water from entering the structure through a joint. Prior to the ...

26th February 2022

Is Spanish Slate Good Quality?

How did we all get through Storm Eunice? Phew, it got a bit hairy back there, didn’t it! Did you lose a few roof tiles? Or maybe you had some ...

15th February 2022

Welsh Slate: The Best Slate For Roofing?

As Wales is the Celtic cousin of Cornwall, we love using the beautiful and high-quality Welsh slate. In fact, many roofers believe Welsh slate ...

3rd February 2022

Chinese Slate: is good quality?

Chinese slate is a popular type of roofing slates around. Its relatively low cost makes it a popular choice for many roofers and their ...

27th January 2022

The Pros and Cons of Brazilian Slate

Brazilian Slate: Pros and Cons Brazilian slate is one of the most popular slates used in roofing in Britain today. Look at any roof in Cornwall, ...

19th January 2022

Roofing Projects to Increase the Value of Your House

We all want our homes to be safe, cosy, and beautiful. But our houses are also important for our financial health. They are valuable assets. ...