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Emergency Chimney Removal Ellesmere

Emergency Chimney Removal

Emergency Chimney Removal, Ellesmere – Stops Damage, Saves Money and Potentially Lives. Oswestry and Wrexham Roofing were called out to an emergency chimney removal in Ellesmere this winter. Time had taken its toll on the mortar in this tall chimney and it was in serious danger of collapse. A chimney in such a situation can easily topple causing damage to the roof upon which it falls. It could even seriously maim or even kill a person who stood close by.…

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A Roof We Wouldn't Repair

A Roof We Wouldn’t Repair

Did you know that recently we were asked to quote for a roof we wouldn’t repair?!! Why Wouldn’t We Repair A Roof? Very occasionally we won’t do work on a roof. This is only in the case that we think it is in the customer’s best interests. We have a strict policy of only undertaking work we know we can guarantee and that will solve your roofing problems. It is important to us that our customers always get value for…

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roof wind damage

Roof Wind Damage Issue Solved

Roof wind damage is an increasing problem. This is because we seem to be having more storms and stronger winds. A roof is only as strong as its weakest point. Frequently ridge tiles are the victims of strong winds. When ridge tiles are blown off, the whole roof becomes vulnerable. Many of our clients in the Oswestry and Wrexham districts live in rural areas. This often means they are more vulnerable to wind damage. Roof Wind Damage in Ellesmere The…

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New roof saves energy costs

New Roof Saves Energy Costs

A new roof saves energy costs in a number of ways. At this property in Chirk, we installed a completely new roof at the ground floor along the front of the house. This is a pitched roof area with no access and therefore rarely insulated. Old Roofs Leak Heat An old roof that has missing tiles, gaps in the leadwork and old felt is still likely to allow in more cool air than a well-repaired roof. This is despite the…

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New Roof Wrexham

New Roof in Wrexham

A new roof was required at this traditional property in Wrexham. The slate tiles are in good condition, but the battens and felt underneath had deteriorated over the years and needed replacing. Recycle Where Possible We always like to recycle materials wherever possible. Slate is an extremely hardwearing and durable material. It is also a natural material and production of it is easier on the planet than some other materials. Therefore, we always try to reuse slate whenever possible. Reuse…

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Dry Ridge Roofing System, Oswestry

We were pleased to install a dry ridge roofing system on a bungalow in Oswestry this month. As experienced roofers, we are well versed in traditional roofing methods. However, we are always keen to try something new. A bungalow in Oswestry required a new roof therefore, in this instance, we decided to install a new roofing system. We stripped off all old materials including ridge tiles, tiles, batons, felt, leadwork, and verge cement. How the Dry Ridge System Works In…

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Lead Valley Repair

Lead Valley Repair, Chirk

A lead valley repair was required for this extremely old property. The property is an old vicarage located in Chirk. As you can see from the photographs the leadwork was split and tiles were missing. When a lead valley is in such poor repair, it is likely to result in water ingress. Therefore we recommend a prompt repair. In this instance we did not need to undertake a full replacement roof, thereby saving money. Prepare for Valley Repair In a…

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Lead Porch

Lead Porch

A lead porch roof is the best option where your porch roof is flat. Flat roof porches are common on a variety of buildings both traditional and modern. Or it may be that the shape of your porch is not suitable for tiles, therefore lead is the only suitable material. Quality Lead Required For Porch Roof A porch roof requires a substantial amount of lead. Therefore it is important to use quality lead. Lead has a code that refers to…

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Valley Roof Repair

Roof Valley Repair, Llangollen

This roof valley repair, Llangollen was undertaken on a traditional Bed and Breakfast property. These beautiful properties need restoration and repair from time to time. Roof valleys take a lot of wear over the years as they drain the roof of water. Sometimes a complete new roof is not required, because a repair of the roof valley will prevent water ingress for years to come. A Roof Valley in A Poor State of Repair In the roof valley of this…

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Roofline Replacement Wrexham

Roofline Replacement Wrexham

Roofline replacement is a cost-effective way of extending the life of your roof. We undertook this roofline replacement in Wrexham. What is the Roofline? The phrase “roofline” encompasses all aspects around the edge of your roof tiles. The roofline includes soffits, fascia, gutters, downpipes, and barge boards Why is Roofline Renewal Important? An effective roofline seals the gap between your roof tiles and property walls. This, will then, prevent water ingress. A well-maintained roofline also helps keep your tiles secured…

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Oswestry and Wrexham Roofing

Oswestry and Wrexham Roofing installs new roofs and repair roofs including flat roofs for domestic, commercial and industrial clients. Guttering, roof-line maintenance, tiling and chimney repairs form part of our complete roofing service. Our flat roofs carry a 20 year guarantee.

Contact your local roofing specialists

Tel: 01691 777321
Mob: 07813 016472

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