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Monthly Archives: July 2021

  1. How to Stop Condensation on Corrugated Roofing

    How to Stop Condensation on Corrugated Roofing

    If you’ve noticed that the underside of your corrugated roof is coated with moisture or ‘sweating’, then you are probably having issues with condensation. Condensation occurs either when the air is cooled down to its dew point or the air just becomes so saturated with water vapour that it cannot hold anymore. This isn’t an uncommon problem on corrugated roofing but can cause some expensive damage to the roof structure as well as any equipment and livestock inside.

    In this article, we will discuss some of the main causes and potential problems of condensation on your corrugated roof as well as practical ways of solving said problems.

    What Causes Condensation on Corrugated Roofing?

    The reason that condensation occurs is pretty simple. As warm, moist air rises and hits a cold surface, this surface then begins to cool down. As this cooling occurs, the colder surface cannot

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  2. Cost of Cleaning a Roof

    Cost of Cleaning a Roof

    Cleaning your roof is the perfect way of refreshing your home’s appearance and keeping the structural quality of your roof intact. Moss, dirt and debris not only looks unappealing, but can also damage your roof materials and lead to expensive water damage. Dependant on the size of your roof, the cost of cleaning will vary from property to property. In this article, we will talk you through the process of roof cleaning as well as all of the potential costs involved.

    Why Get Your Roof Cleaned?

    There are a multitude of reasons for cleaning your roof:

    • Aesthetics – Cleaning your roof can instantly refresh the appearance of your property. Removing dirt and moss can make your roofing tiles look brand new once again with no need to replace the materials.
    • Lifespan – Regularly cleaning your roof can significantly enhance it’s lifespan. Similar to a sponge, moss absorbs moisture. Over an extended period of time, the moisture can move underneath the roo
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  3. How to Build a Porch

    How to Build a Porch

    Adding a front porch can instantly upgrade and modernise any property. It beautifully enhances the kerb appeal of your home and creates a stylish and sheltered entrance to the front of the house.

    Why Build a Porch?

    Visual Appeal

    There are variety of benefits that adding a porch to your property can bring. Firstly, a porch can greatly enhance the ‘curb appeal’ of your home. It allows you to add a touch of your own personal style and taste to the outside of your property, creating a stylish look for visitors and passers-by. With use of colours, materials and roofing, you can adapt the structure to stand out or blend seamlessly with the rest of the property.

    Value

    When it’s time to put your house on the market, a porch can be a fantastic way of adding value and drawing interest to your property. A porch is a subtle way for h

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  4. Guide to Replacing a Shed Roof

    Guide to Replacing a Shed Roof

    The roof is one of the most important parts of a garden shed. No matter what you use your shed for, having a safe, secure roof overhead will keep its contents dry, safe, and intact. You may be looking to replace your shed roof for a few reasons. Your current shed roof material may be reaching the end of its useful life, or you might just fancy a visual change. Whatever the reason, installing a new shed roof is well within your grasp.

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  5. How to Build a Carport

    How to Build a Carport

    Building a carport is a brilliant way of providing protection for your vehicle whilst adding excellent value and kerb appeal to your home. Committing to a full garage construction project can be expensive and time-consuming, so opting for a carport instead is often an easier, faster and more practical alternative that you can complete yourself.

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  6. How to Install a VELUX Roof Window

    How to Install a VELUX Roof Window

    VELUX windows are a stylish, practical, and convenient choice for virtually any property type. They boast a very user-friendly design that make them easy to install DIY without the need to hire a professional fitter. Installing a window by yourself may seem like a daunting task, especially if you have no previous experience in this sort of installation. However, with our handy step-by-step guide, you can achieve a high-quality fit for your brand-new VELUX window minus the stress.

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  7. How to Stop Condensation in Your Loft

    How to Stop Condensation in Your Loft

    Although it may seem worrisome discovering damp in your loft, it is a pretty common problem that many homeowners face. In fact, it is estimated that at least 1 in 5 properties across the UK suffer from excess condensation and moisture levels, especially throughout the loft space. But what exactly causes condensation in your loft? And how can you go about fixing it?

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