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The History of Heritage Buildings in Penrith, Cumbria

4th January 2018 0 0

In Cumbria, on the edge of the Lake District, lies the historic town of Penrith. A settlement since Roman times, over the years Penrith has amassed a rich architectural history. From churches and castles to the prehistoric Mayburgh Henge, the market town has a wealth of heritage waiting to be explored. Penrith Castle Constructed 600…

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The Evolution of Roofing Products

27th December 2017 0 0

The Evolution Of Roofing Products If there’s one thing mankind has always possessed, it’s the urge to seek shelter. And that basic need to keep dry, warm and safe means we’ve been creating roofs since before the dawn of history. Despite that, roofing technology is still far from the finished article and, in the last…

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Understanding the BS 5534 British Standard Code of Practice

17th December 2017 0 0

The revision of the British Standard Code of Practice affects the contractors, suppliers, and homeowners. Not many understand the basics of the assessment. In the future, all hip tiles and ridges will need mechanical fixing. Challenges affecting heritage roofing and under fixing are long forgotten. This is because the BS 5534 Standard Code provides guidelines…

Future of Roofing

What Will Future Roofing Look Like?

12th December 2017 0 0

The Future Of Roofing – What Will It Look Like? Ever since the days of prehistory, mankind has been creating buildings. But that doesn’t mean the days of innovation are over. In the years to come, materials and methods used in their construction and maintenance will change dramatically – and roofs are no exception to…


Roofing Industry Definitions To Grasp

6th December 2017 0 0

There is so much more than roofing to than the simple shingles. Rooftop pointing and bedding are essential parts of a rooftop’s structure and require customary support to guarantee your home remains in the right state. One needs to know what they are talking about when explaining it to the roof expert.

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Historical Roof Restoration: Things To Know

28th November 2017 0 0

If you own or manage a heritage building with a historic roof, there will most…

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What Is a Heritage Listed Building?

21st November 2017 0 0

A listed building is a building that has been placed on one of the four national lists of historic buildings in the UK. There are separate lists of buildings in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England, and together they contain over 40, 000 different buildings of great historical interested. In Northern Ireland, the term ‘protected…


Does a New Roof Add Value to Your House?

13th November 2017 0 0

A house is an investment, and thus any upkeep you make will increase its value. Many people who have not yet finished paying off their mortgage may be wary of making adjustments or improvements and only concentrate on finishing paying off their mortgages. However, this is not an entirely wise move, since decisions such as…

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Roofing Regulations: New Roofing Rules

7th November 2017 0 0

In 2015 new roofing regulations were put into place. It was a massive change for…

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Roof Repair Vs Roof Replacement: Which is needed?

23rd October 2017 0 0

Deciding between repairing and replacing your roof is not a hard task. The decision is…


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