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Roofing tips

Calculating A Corrugated Roof

Find out how many sheets you will need for your roof.

Ceiling Board Tips

Find out how to replace your ceiling boards or how to install brand new PVC
ceiling boards.

Cutting Cornices

Find out how to cut cornices using a mitre box.

Duram waterproofing
  • Flashings
  • Parapet walls & wall cappings
  • Roof joints & roof screws
  • Walls
  • Flat roof
  • Corrugated roof
How To Fix A Gutter

Find out how to fix gutters.

How To Replace Gutters

Find out how to replace gutters.

How to waterproof a roof

Find out how to waterproof a roof

Waterproof a roof

Before waterproofing, thouroughly clean the roof with a high-pressure cleaner to remove mould, mildew, algae, fungi and excess dirt or debris.

Paint roof tiles

Start painting from the highest point of the roof downwards to prevent painting yourself into a corner.

Patch a leaking roof or chimney

You'll need: Cashbuild waterproofing paint, Cashbuild waterproofing membrane, paintbrush, scissors, wire brush, sandpaper, brush and dustpan.

Singing in the rain

Your home should be a haven for your family - keeping them safe and dry regardless of the weather conditions. But do you dread the sound of rain, knowing your roof has weaknesses and might not withstand the onslaught of yet another downpour? Dampness in your walls caused by a leaking roof might be another concern at the back of your mind.

Tickled pink

Much time and money is spent on maintaining one of your biggest assets - your home. But how often do you think about insulation? Whilst insulation may not add any decorative value to your home, it can certainly improve your quality of life. Did you know your ceiling is the largest area for heat gain in summer and heat loss in winter? By correctly insulating your ceiling with a quality product the temperature fluctuation in your home can be managed much more effectively - by keeping the interior cool in summer and warm in winter.

Waterproof a roof leak

Choose a sunny day to apply waterproof sealant because damp weather will interfere with the setting process.