Roof Types and Shapes, Design Considerations

Overview This article deals with the different roof types of pitched roof, such as mono-pitch, duo-pitch, lean-to, gables, hips and valleys, and also raises the need to consider weight, pitch, planning and exposure when choosing materials and suitable fixing methods. Roof Types and Terminology Single-Pitched Roofs Mono-Pitched Roof type. The main aspect to consider with single-pitched roofs … Read moreRoof Types and Shapes, Design Considerations

Where to Buy Roofing Materials

You keep asking yourself – Where to buy roofing materials? Here are the common places to check for. DIY Superstores Increasingly now, well-known DIY superstores are stocking more and more specialist products and can prove to be very handy for last-minute items and general materials. There will be sand, cement, timber battens and some of the more … Read moreWhere to Buy Roofing Materials

Roofing Safety Measures & Equipment

Working at Height Safety Measures Working at heights requires special precautions for obvious reasons. Roofing safety is really important. Falls from height still account for one-fifth of the deaths in the construction industry; they are the biggest killer in the industry, yet still people chance their arm, especially in the domestic market. Having seen one … Read moreRoofing Safety Measures & Equipment