Worcester Snow, Can It Damage My Roof?

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Worcester Snowfall, Can It Damage My Roof?

This December the Worcester and most of the West-midlands was hit hard with a heavy snow fall reaching up to 9″ in certain areas. This snow fall caused plenty of disruption across the Worcestershire area, from damaged roads, cars, trees ect. Many ask “can snow damage my roof?” Although Worcester doesn’t get much snow these days the answer to the question is “yes”. Snowfall “can” damage your roof!

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Flat Roofing & EPDM in Wocester

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Roofing EPDM Flat Contractors in Worcesrer – Malvern – Droitwich

A nicely finished 55 SQM of EPDM flat rubber roof installed on a property in Worcester. We also fitted a new 4.5m x 2.5m Sky pod to allow natural light into the rear of the property. We have been installing EPDM and single ply flat roofing systems for many years now and can confirm, long term EPDM rubber roofing is the way forward. All our EPDM rubber flat roofing systems in ...

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Industrial Discoloured and Damaged Rooflights

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Create a safe and productive working environment for the team at your industrial unit with our roof light repair and maintenance services. Using the latest installation techniques and selected materials, the experienced contractors here at Layton Roofing can boost the natural light in your building and prolong the life of your industrial roofing system.

Reducing the cost of your factory lighting and increasing the natural light levels by remedying discoloured and defect roof lights. Our glass reinforced polyester resin or GRP ...

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Commercial And Industrial Roofing “Cut Edge Erosion” Repair

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This day and age most factory roofs are weather proofed with metal roof sheets with an uPVC coating. These roofing sheets come in various sizes and profiles but all consist of the same material. The roofing sheets are cut to various sizes once they have been manufactured. When the sheets are cut they leave and exposed edge, allowing it exposed to the outdoor elements (rain, snow, frost). As these metal roofing sheets are generally used on low pitched roofs (15 ...

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Importance Of Loft And Roof Insulation

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The winter is fast approaching and it is important to make sure your roof and loft insulation is topped up to keep your heating bills down and ultimately keep your house warm. There are 2 main types of roof’s and 2 main types of insulated roofs. These are Warm flat Roof, Warm Pitched Roof, Cold Flat Roof, and Cold Pitched Roof. The average home owner will not know what type of insulated roof they have and how they can improve ...

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Sun Tunnel And Natural Light

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Sun Tube, Sun Tunnel, Sky Tube, Solar Light Tube, Light Tunnel, and Solar Tube, a lot of different names for same thing, made by different manufacturers, but they all achieve the same purposes. All of the above capture sunlight or daylight and transmit it down either a solid reflective aluminium tube or a shiny flexible ribbed plastic tube in the least number of bounces possible.

Either a flexible or solid tube directs natural light or ambient light through the tunnel to a diffuser (opaque double glazed ...

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Lead Repairs For The Competent Home Owner

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Lead is a naturally occurring metal found deep within the ground. It occurs in small amounts in or, along with other elements such as silver, zinc or copper. Even though it’s found in small amounts, there is an abundant supply of lead throughout the earth. Because it is widespread, easy to extract and easy to work with, lead has been used in a wide variety of products including Roof Flashings!

Lead sheet metal is one of the oldest materials used to ...

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Maintaining Guttering And Keeping Them Clear Of Debris

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Tips on How to Keep Guttering in Good Condition & Free of Debris

Guttering plays a very important role to your roof line. This takes away all the water collected from your roof and disperses it into the ground. Guttering comes in all shapes, sizes and material. Guttering comes in the form of Cast iron,aluminium, plastic, and in some cases lead. Plastic guttering is the most commonly used material for guttering because of its maintenance free finish. Over time these materials ...

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Why Its Important To Keep Your Roof Moss FREE

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Algae, Moss and Removal of Litchen.

Most people think moss can be removed with a jet wash on top of the roof. Well it can but your roof will suffer the consequences! This procedure can cause damage to your roofs tiles and potentially invalidate your manufacturers warranty if you still have one.

First of all you need to take a look at your roof and see what type of tile you are dealing with. This one below is a concrete pan tile ...

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Chimney Repairs, Maintenance And Removal

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Is your chimney in desperate need of attention? Are you constantly having to clean up falling debris. Your chimney might be on it last legs and could cause you leaks at any time. If you require rebuilding, pointing, lead flashings or even removal then look no further as Layton Roofing & Building Specialists offer a wide range of chimney services to suit you needs. Here is a picture of a chimney we took down in Worcester as it was about ...

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