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There’s no better time than now to make the most of the summer sun and give your roof a thorough inspection, keeping a close eye out for any problems to check whether you need a replacement roof fitted. Similarly, if you have noticed that your roof is suffering from a leak or cracking, it’s important to carry out detailed checks as soon as possible in case an entirely new roof is required. This article will serve to explain the five main tell-tale warning signs that you must look out for during your inspections which will help determine whether you need a…

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When having any construction work carried out on your home, explaining exactly what it is you want doing to your home can prove to be a rather challenging task. The specialist terminology can cause communication between you and tradesmen to break down, meaning you are left wondering what your home will look like after the work is completed. To prevent this from happening to you, our expert team here at Abbey Roofing have put together a detailed glossary of the most common roofing terms used within the industry, ensuring you understand the relevant jargon when speaking to a professional roofing company….

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In these climate conscious times, many homeowners are looking to incorporate energy efficient features into their properties to make them greener and more cost-effective. In terms of your roof, there are a number of considerations which can be made to prevent your energy bills going through the ceiling. Our experts at Abbey Roofing have put together a list of tips which can transform your roof into an energy efficient, cost-effective design. Maintenance Regular maintenance must be carried out on your roofing system to ensure it remains in top working order. A poorly insulated, damaged roof can cause too much heat to…

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Not only can Springtime showers put a dampener on weekend plans, it can also ruin the interior of your home if there is a leak in your roof. It’s important to keep an eye out for signs or symptoms of a leak to avoid any extensive damage or costly repairs. Water rings on your ceiling must not be overlooked or ignored as these can quickly develop into a larger widespread problem which can ultimately lead to the deterioration of your home. Our experts at Abbey Roofing have put together a simple guide of things to look out for and the correct…

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Often an overlooked area of a property, the roof is a major part of every home, delivering on both functionality and style. A sophisticated or modern roof can make an entire house stand out from the crowd, while still providing security and protection. In recent years, architects have chosen to create more striking roof displays using alternative materials, shapes and colours. With this in mind, our experts at Abbey Roofing have compiled a list of the top 5 most spectacular residential and commercial roof designs from across the world to show just a few examples of what can be achieved. 1….

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Guttering plays an integral role in your roofing system, collecting rainwater from the roof of your property and diverting it away from the roof edge into the ground. While it’s available in a range of materials, including cast iron, aluminium and lead, plastic guttering is the most popular option due to its maintenance-free finish. Despite this, exposure to the elements can cause the materials to deteriorate over time, resulting in damaged guttering. Leaks can create major problems for your property, such as damp walls and damaged windows and doors. Our accredited team at Abbey Roofing specialise in offering quality roofing solutions…

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Out of all the areas in the home, the roof is often the most overlooked in terms of maintenance, yet it is one of the most important features of a property. As an accredited member of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), here at Abbey Roofing we have the knowledge and experience in the industry to provide excellent roofing solutions that will stand the test of time. For this article, we have compiled a list of the main things to look for when inspecting your roof for damage, so you avoid shelling out a hefty cost for repairs further down…

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Preparing Your Roof For Winter

November 24, 2014

Crisp frosty mornings; toasting your toes by a warm fire; putting on your wellies and taking to the hills with your kids and their trusty sledge. While the chilly winter weather can bring with it a Christmassy atmosphere and exciting activities, it can also be a rather stressful time of the year. Such extreme weather can cause major damage to your home, which can have devastating and costly consequences. Lower-quality roofs and roof systems over 20 years old have a significantly greater likelihood of suffering the effects of harsh weather, which can result in major destruction that can cost thousands to…

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Abbey Roofing is extremely proud to have contributed to the success of a fundraising event held by Gaddesden Place Riding for the Disabled which raised an incredible £7000! On Friday 3rd October, 72 golfers enjoyed a glorious day of golf for The Rider Cup, soaking up the sunshine and charitable atmosphere. Attendees participated in a raffle, charity hole and auction with the hope of raising as much money as possible for Gaddesden Place Riding for the Disabled. Karen Gosen, a trustee of Gaddesden Place RDA Centre, was “overwhelmed with their generosity” and has described the day as a “huge success”. Gaddesden…

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The typical British weather can deliver glorious sunshine one minute and heavy thunderstorms the next, meaning thorough household maintenance is essential to ensure your home remains in top working order. Regularly checking your roofing system is extremely important as this is one of the main areas of the property which can be damaged most by extreme weather conditions. While cleaning out your gutters, keep an eye-out for problems such as loose roof shingles and collections of shingle granules as these issues can quickly grow into bigger, more costly damages to fix. Professional roof replacements Replacing the roof on your home can…

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