Roofs contribute greatly to the overall appearance of a house. They are also one of the most important elements in preventing a building from falling into decay, so a properly maintained roof is essential and should always be a priority.
At Heritage uk we are not limited to just old roofs. We are constantly working with local authorities on large and small commercial projects, where we undertake work on schools, old factories, council housing and new builds.
At Heritage U.K. Ltd, we are dedicated to the restoration/renewal of older roofs, using traditional skills and methods. Much time is spent on attention to detail, using traditional methods sympathetic to a properties age, to give the building the correct look it deserves.
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Whether made from softwood or hardwood frames, they are available in many designs to accommodate your budget. We can also help with the planning from start to Finnish, dealing with your local authorities and conservation officers, all of which can be a minefield for the private individual.
Roof overhauls are an ideal way to freshen up a tired and neglected roof at a fraction of the cost. When the main structure of the roof is in good condition, a complete replacement roof may not be necessary.
Lead has been used on roofs for hundreds of years. Highly water resistant, it is durable and workable with an attractive finish. It can be used for a variety of applications, flashings, aprons, hips, dormers, valleys, porches, and more.
Insulation in older properties usually boils down to 3 determining factors,…money, conservation stipulations and change of building profile.
Conservation Roof Windows
If you live in an old house of historical importance or in an area of natural beauty and you wish to renovate your home and increase the light into a room, you may be required to install conservation roof windows.
House builders now have to conform more and more to sustainable guidelines, with eco-friendly building materials as well as a buildings operating systems such as lighting and heating.