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Can a neighbour’s plants damage your roof?

The landlord of a top-floor property got a surprise call to say that blocked gutters and drains had been a factor in the flooding of the ground-floor flat during a heavy rainstorm.  Closer inspection revealed that vines from a neighbouring house had crawled over the property divide and invaded the roof and gutter of the […]

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Getting Your Roof Ready for Winter

Now that the days are darker and colder, it really is time to think about preparing roofs for the rigours of winter. Because roofs are usually out of sight – and out of mind – we tend to forget about them.  But failure to keep on top of basic maintenance can lead to expensive repairs […]

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Noises in the attic can mean trouble for your roof

If you start hearing strange sounds in the attic or loft – scratching, humming, buzzing, wings flapping – then you almost certainly have some unwanted guests.  In an earlier blog we looked at ways of getting rid of squirrels, bats and wasps. But unfortunately they are not the only intruders you will have to deal […]

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Check the roof before you buy your dream home!

There are so many things to think about when moving house, but don’t forget to check the roof before you buy your dream home.  Roofs are not just about kerb appeal. Even a good-looking roof might be hiding issues that could prove expensive if left unattended, particularly if it is on an older property.  Trust […]

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How your roof can help you to reduce your energy costs

With energy prices going through the roof – no pun intended – it’s time to ensure that your roof can help you to reduce your energy costs. Keeping your roof in good order is an excellent starting point, and our cleaning and inspection service will help you keep on top of any problems before they […]

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Who else is living under your roof?

Roof spaces provide an attractive habitat for wildlife who find a home sweet home in your loft,  raising the question ‘Who else is living under your roof?’ But this can cause various problems. All these pests enter through gaps in the soffits, fascia, and barge boards that should seal your roof.  We provide roof repairs […]

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The effect of warm weather on your roof

There is an old saying that you should mend your roof while the sun is shining, but it also pays to be mindful that the effect of warm weather on your roof during the sunny days of spring and summer can be as much of a challenge for your roof as winter.

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Six ways to ensure a leak-free roof

It is raining AGAIN! So, how can you ensure a leak-free roof? Rain in the UK is set to become more frequent and heavier. According to the Met Office,  2020 was the wettest year on record for the UK, with daily rainfall records repeatedly breaking records. This trend seems set to continue, with more episodes […]

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Flat Roofs Pros and Cons

Flat roofs have a mixed reputation, so it’s worth taking a considered look at flat roofs pros and cons before making decisions. Flat roofs are often a feature of commercial and civic buildings – think 1960s primary schools and low-rise industrial estates. With limited kerb appeal in many cases and a reputation for leaking, it […]

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Roof checks don’t have to just be when you move house

As anyone who has ever bought a house will know, it is a requirement to have some form of survey and, for older properties the need for greater investigation is typical. The surveys typically throw up all manner of issues, some most purchasers decide can be put on a back burner, if not ignored. Others […]

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We are a family run business offering Thermal Roof Coating and Roof Cleaning. We are based in Hazel Grove, Stockport and we have more than 30 years experience in the home improvement industry.

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Improve A Roof
97 Macclesfield Road
Hazel Grove
Stockport SK7 6DT
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