Why Re-Point Your Roof

Why Re-Point Your Roof

If you have been in your property for a short while or decades it is understandable that a roof degrades over time so re-pointing it may be beneficial for a number of reasons.

Firstly the roof is the area of the house that will protect your house from the weather elements that it is exposed too so if the roof has minor damage with the right weather in place you could find that becoming major damage.

Lets ty to keep this as jargon free as possible. By re-pointing your roof we will ensure that the tiles are stuck down properly and that all the tiles are complete to ensure that your property protects the contents inside from any weather conditions.

To completely replace a roof you could be looking at thousands of pounds however with a re-pointing you will save a substantial amount and prolong the life of the roof.

Have questions? Simply get in touch with our friendly and professional team today on 0843 886 8961 to book your completely FREE quotation with no obligation whatsoever.

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Checkatrade – Trusted Professionals

Checkatrade – Trusted Professionals

Here at Barn End Roofing and Landscaping we wanted to start growing the company via another means of marketing rather than just referrals and recommendations so decided to approach Checkatrade so we can help their potential customers with their roofing and landscaping needs.

We are pleased to announce that we have been accepted after some due diligence from the team at Checkatrade. After checking with some of our clients that we have done work for in the past and then a meeting which involved them checking the companies paperwork and website presence etc and we are now up and rolling on their site.

We look forward to welcoming any new enquiries from prospects and building our reputation with Checkatrade over many years to come.

 

What Makes A Good Flat Roof

What Makes A Good Flat Roof –

flat roofs were once associated with shoddy workmanship and cheaper materials and were often used because of their affordability. skip forwards a few decades and flat roofs have once again become quite fashionable. With a fairly long life expectancy,relative ease when it comes to maintenance and a very versatile resilience to British weather and you can see why flat roofs have become more popular.

But we ask what is it that makes a good flat roof –

A decent membrane is vital. In fact there are many options and with the right expertise you can expect the membrane to last for many years to come.

What will be the use of the flat roof. Will you be looking to lounge in the sun or just place a few nice plant pots around it for an aesthetically pleasing look? Either way making sure the project is carried out with this in mind will enable you some assurances that it will serve the purpose you want it to.

Make sure the roof deck is designed to sustain the daily use it will be put through. As the foundation of the whole roof you will find it will be exposed over many years to come.

With a flat roof you will also need to ensure that it is able to clear any surface or rain water as quickly as possible. This will ensure that water does not form and take a hold of the flat roof causing damage over time.

Whether your flat roof is a new build or a refurbishment of an existing flat roof you will want to make sure that you meet the U values that will be a part of the building regulations it will need to be built to.

Finally make sure you choose the right professional to fit your flat roof as it can make a big difference to the life expectancy of your new flat roof. Check their references, gallery and always make sure you get a few prices before you commence the project with anyone.

If you would like a company that is professional, friendly and more importantly impartial why not give us a call today on 0843 886 8961 to book your completely FREE consultation and design service.

Cleaning Your Roof – The Benefits

Cleaning Your Roof – The Benefits

No matter what the age of your property or the style, we all want to make sure that our properties look great and don’t need regular repairs if it can be helped. So cleaning a roof can have multiple benefits and below we have listed a few for your perusal.

1 – Cleaning your roof isn’t just about the appearance it is also about ensuring that you clear away any moss, lichens, algae and even mildew. Every single one of these can cause structural damage to your roof and if they are not cleaned away regularly could result in a bill that could end up costing you thousands to repair.

2 – The roof being cleaned can often be one of the most effective visible ways of improving the external appearance of your property. If you are looking to gain traction in selling or just want the property to look good externally cleaning the roof is a simple and cost effective way of increasing it’s curb appeal.

Although the benefits are good it is imperative that you only use a professional company to clean your roof unless you know exactly what you are doing. The height alone could cause severe accidents if you don’t follow decent health and safety guidelines. The wet of the wash will also cause the roof to become very slippery which again is a massive hazard.

If you are looking for a cost effective solution why not get in touch today on 0843 886 8961 to book your completely FREE quotation today.

Choosing The Right Roofing Company

Choosing The Right Roofing Company

If you are in need of urgent repairs to a roof and looking for some advice on how to choose the right roofing company you are in the right place. Here at Barn End Roofing and Landscaping we wanted to give you a few hints and tips that will help to ensure you pick the right roofing company for your project.

Firstly lets start off by stating the obvious. Professional roofing is a highly skilled job and if you pick the wrong company/individual you could end up with even more problems and costs could soon start to spiral out of control.

So to ensure that you get the right people for your project there are a number of things that you can do including –

Check The History Of Whomever You Use –

Firstly start by maybe asking friends and family who they may have used because you will often find that a company that is highly recommended is a good one. A good company or tradesman will always be happy to supply references to you from the start. If you have picked a company from elsewhere always make sure that they have a permanent address and visible telephone numbers and contact details.

Check The Company Is Insured –

It is essential that the company or individual is insured because if they do end up causing any damage it will be the insurance that will cover you in any eventuality. If their not insured then it is probably best to look elsewhere unless you are prepared for the worst case scenario.

Check Their Portfolio-

Any company that is proud of its work will always ensure it is easy to access pictures of the work they have completed and this will at least ease your mind in knowing that they have completed work to high standards. In fact we even allow our clients to visit older projects we have done should the need arise.

Get A Proposal –

Make sure you get a professional proposal from the company that outlines the work they will do, costs and also timescales as this will give you a little protection should their be any problems further down the line. It is also a great way to get the right information before your project starts. Any good company will also not try to pressure you into buying.

A few small tips that we hope  will help but should you need a company that has a professional and friendly team that are here to help you why not give us a call today on 0843 886 8961 to find out how we can help you or book your completely FREE consultation.