A very hard roof to better, lead roofs have been around for hundreds of years with very little need for change. If laid correctly and the correct Code ( thickness ) it is not uncommon for a lead roof to see 50 – 100 years without replacement. A new lead roof finished with Patination oil is a timeless classic.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our finished product and we aim to ensure that all of our clients are completely satisfied throughout the installation process from quotation to completion. Whether it’s a leaking flat roof, total replacement or simply some advice on which roof or guttering system to use, we are here to help. We offer free impartial advice. Our pricing policy is extremely competitive and we will provide you with a free no obligation quote. All our flat roofers quotations are fixed. There will be no hidden extras, so costs will not alter. There are many flat roofing companies out there, with so much choice it’s important to have confidence in the people that are carrying out the work. This is why we greatly welcome questions and comments from those who may be considering our roofing services. We have many references that can be provided, and we also enjoy showing customers the work that we have completed. Creating a new roof on an existing house involves: Putting up scaffolding to eaves level Removing old tiles including ridge tiles and hip tiles along with mortar from ridges / verges. Dispose of or sell any tiles that can be reclaimed (unless you intend to reuse on new roof) Removing old wooden battens and disposing of in skip (if untreated timber then it can also be used as kindling wood for a wood burning stove) Remove any lead from valleys (there is scrap value in old lead) Removing old roof felt or torching and dispose of in skip Checking wooden rafters and joists are sound. Replace any that are rotten. Remove /hammer down all protruding nails Add new breathable membrane Add new pressure [...]