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Famous Cardiff Buildings and Their History

13th February 2018 by in category blog tagged as , , ,

Cardiff is home to many historical buildings and castles which we are accustomed to spotting on occasions, during our travels as roofing contractors in Cardiff. Here is some information on some of its most well-known historical buildings: (1) City Hall, Cardiff City Hall is a municipal building in Cathays Park, Cardiff. Since its opening in […]

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What is Roof Cladding?

15th January 2018 by in category blog tagged as , , , ,

Without a roof that can keep out the weather a building is virtually useless. If it is a home it will be cold, damp and miserable and if it is a commercial building it won’t be able to protect the business and people that work there. Roof cladding is used to cover the roof, creating […]

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8 Signs of Roof Damage For Your Industrial Building

16th November 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , ,

Keeping your business and mechanical rooftop fit as a fiddle is indispensable to keeping your business up and in progress and running all year round. No facility owner needs to close down their store or generation office as a result of a defective, harmed, hanging, or possibly perilous rooftop. Keep away from these terrible issues […]

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Mainline Station’s Seagull Proof Plastic Roof

30th August 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , ,

Why a plastic roof will be seen over Carlisle railway station We are now closer to the first of September than the first of August, which could only mean one thing: The Return of the School Run. Some of us have enjoyed the warm summer weather or the reduced traffic on our roads. In the […]

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Roof Repairs for Iconic Blackpool Venue

27th July 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

Spanish Room roof repairs centrepiece of Winter Gardens restoration scheme If you are going to Blackpool this summer, its Tower and the Pleasure Beach amusement park may be top of your bucket list. Instead of being 518 feet above sea level, or moving at 85 mph on The Big One, there are plenty of alternatives. […]

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Forward Labs’ Cheaper Solar Roof

14th June 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Solar roof design claims to be a third cheaper than Elon Musk’s version There could be a mini price war in the field of solar roof design. Elon Musk is in pole position with his design. A second company is in the running for a slice of the solar action: from Palo Alto, California, is […]

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Green Roof Planned for Motorway Services

11th April 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , ,

New Motorway Services Area for A1(M) to have a green roof The Motorway Services Area: both a help and a hinderance in equal measure. For rest and recuperation, good for a quick drink. Not so good if you’re on a budget and begrudge paying next to millions for a cup of coffee. Green spaces (or […]

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Becoming an Industrial Roofer

14th February 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , ,

How to become an industrial roofer At this time of writing, the GCSE examinations are months away. This is a good time for considering your next career move and as to whether work or college is right for you. You might want to do a bit of both and consider an apprenticeship. You may be […]

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New Roof Key to Paull Tower Restoration Work

11th February 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , , ,

How Paull Tower is set to benefit from a new roof as part of its restoration work If you take the ferry from Hull to Rotterdam, the last things you see from the Humber estuary are a chemical plant and a few picturesque villages. Minutes before reaching Spurn Head as you look north is the […]

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Asbestos Roofing: The Risks

9th February 2017 by in category blog tagged as , , , , ,

How asbestos roofing, if disturbed, can be dangerous In the early part of the 20th century Asbestos was deemed a ‘wonder material’. Its insulation properties are unrivalled owing to their heat and water resistance. So much so that asbestos roofing was a popular option for industrial buildings. It is good for protecting electrical installations from […]

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