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Chimney Flashing Repair

Chimney Flashing Repair

Chimney flashing repair is at the point where the chimney meets the roof tiles. This area is often a weakness in your roof that can allow water ingress. Sometimes you do not need a whole new roof because a repair to the flashing at the base of your chimney will keep your roof watertight for years to come. Install Scaffolding Our first step is to install scaffolding. This is so that the chimney can be accessed safely and also ensures…

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Barge Board Replacement

Barge Board Replacement

Barge board replacement is tricky on traditional properties. We were asked to undertake a decorative barge board repair, at an older Victorian property in Gobowen, that had become worn over time. As you can see it has an unusual decoration which is important to preserve. There is also a decorative finial at the apex of the roof. Rotten Barge Boards The barge boards were rotten, therefore our first job was to remove all of these. The finial, unsurprisingly, had also…

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Undo Damage by Rogue Traders

Damage Caused by Rogue Traders

Damage caused by Rogue Traders or Cowboy Traders is a blight on our society. This is so distressing, because of the damage and money involved. It is also a cause of embarrassment to the victim. A Victim of Cowboy Traders We were called by a lady in Morda who had been a victim of such deceit. A disreputable firm of so-called roofers had removed her roof. Rain was pouring into all the lady’s rooms. She owns a beautiful house with…

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Traditional Barge Board

Traditional Barge Board Repair

Traditional barge board must be matched carefully in order to reflect the character of the property and surrounding area. Clients in Llangollen have a beautiful older house with unusual fascia and barge boards. The barge boards are an unusual size being 9 inches wide a half an inch thick. The barge boards also have a trim. This is unusual because barge boards are normally 3/4 inch thick, plain, and very flat. Traditional Barge Board Stripped Back The traditional barge board,…

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Dangerous Chimney Stack

Dangerous Chimney Stack Repair

A dangerous chimney stack is one of the most worrying of the problems you have on your roof. One of the many frustrating things is that it can be hard to see from the ground. If you are concerned about a dangerous chimney stack it is important to get it seen by a professional as soon as possible. In this property, the chimney was beginning to lean into the roof. Therefore our client needed an urgent repair. Dangerous Chimney Stack…

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Roof Repair in Whittington

Roof Repair in Whittington

This roof repair in Whittington at a beautiful canalside house is now complete. Unfortunately, our client experienced water ingress through the pitched slate roof. This was damaging her beautiful kitchen beneath. Therefore quick action was required. On examination of the dormer window above, we discovered the flashings badly in need of repair and therefore causing the water ingress. Scaffolding Required to Complete Roof Repair The photographs show us halfway through the job. Scaffolding is required to reach a dormer window…

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Cottage Chimney Repair

Cottage Chimney Repair, Oswestry

Beautiful Cottage Chimney Repair Needs Expert Attention Stunning renovated cottages are prevalent in the beautiful area in which we live. We are experienced in cottage chimney repair with original or Listed features. The chimneys at this delightful country cottage were in poor condition and no longer safe. We erected scaffolding at both ends of the property taking into account part of the building which had a lower roof level. Done in this way a minimal amount of scaffolding was required…

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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

oswestryandwrexhamroofing@gmail.com