One of the most common types of roofing in Swansea and the surrounding areas are pitched slate or tile roofs. This is due to the traditional look and feel of these materials and the symbolic aesthetic they provide throughout South Wales. These types are an iconic aspect of our homes but they also are extremely durable and weatherproof.
We offer tile replacement services as well as repair services.We only ever use the highest quality slate resulting in a product that provides protection, warmth and shelter from the elements for many years. As a fantastic heritage material, rich in culture and performance, especially in Wales. Miners have been digging for this material for the last 1,800 years & during the 18th century, the industrial revolution boosted the mining industry tenfold.
Slate is a naturally durable material, making it one of the most widely used roofing materials on the planet. We can provide and install the best tiles on the market, including natural and engineered tiles. Once our expert team installs your new roof it will be completely water and weatherproof, lasting for many years to come.
Slate Roof Repairs
Whilst it is very unlikely that your slate roof will require repairs very often, sometimes it is necessary to repair or replace individual tiles to make sure it stays waterproof and sturdy.
If your tiles are cracked or damaged, you will be relieved to learn that we provide a complete repair and replacement service. Due to the nature of the material, slate repair might be a bit tricky. As a result, selecting a company with relevant experience is critical.
As slate masters with years of expertise, we have received the highest level of training in order to restore your damaged roof to its former condition, resulting in a fully watertight system once again. We evaluate the underlying felt for any dampness that might contribute to moisture buildup in addition to providing skilled repairs. Preventing future repairs like this is a smart way to handle modern repairs. You will save money in the long term.
What Are The Benefits Of Tile Roofing
Tile roofs hold up well in all types of weather. The ability to withstand severe storms, cold weather, snow, rain, frost, and ice. For modern households, product and solution longevity is a major contributing aspect. Terracotta or slate are used to make the bulk of tiles.
The weight of the tiles is uniformly distributed across the trusses or support beams, which are made of wood. Taking steps to reduce the likelihood of creating weak areas. Excess rain water does not accumulate and flow easily down, thanks to the combination of a smooth surface and the edges of the tiles interlocking. A tiled roof paired with a properly built guttering system will safeguard your property all year long as long as dirt & stones are kept out of the guttering system.
The inherent sturdiness of tiles cannot be overstated. A tiled roof can last for almost a century if nothing collides with it violently. Slate and terracotta tiles, unlike hardwood tiles, are not damaged by insects or decay. Our roof tiles require little to no maintenance and are extremely environmentally friendly.
Pitched Roof Replacement
It may be that your pitched roof has seen better days and needs replacing. Our experts can replace it using the highest quality materials at affordable prices. We offer our pitched roof replacement services for both residential and commercial properties using heritage Welsh Slate to look traditional on both cottages and A framed properties.
Contact Us About Slate & Tile Roofing Services Swansea
For more information on both commercial or residential slate or tile roofing services please call our professional team on 01792 435 058. As masters with slate and years of experience, we are more than equipped to repair or replace your pitched roof with a durable and long-lasting alternative.