Lead Roofing

 

Why is Lead Used For Roofing?

Why is Lead Used For Roofing?

Various materials from tile to concrete are used in roofing construction, providing excellent weather-proof protection for buildings. A well-constructed roof also protects a property from all elements, including sun and weather damage. The choice of material can...
How To Solder Lead Roof flashing

How To Solder Lead Roof flashing

Whether you’re finishing off a roof and chimney, soldering flashing seams or making a wrap-around cover up- we’re here to help explain how to solder lead roof flashing. It is always best to get a professional to complete this job for you, however, if you’re an...
Lead Roof Crack Repairs

Lead Roof Crack Repairs

Lead roofs are known for their durability and hardiness – that’s why they’ve lasted hundreds of years on churches and other historic buildings – but, unfortunately, they are not completely impervious to damage. Repairing a cracked lead roof quickly will be essential...
The Importance Of Lead Roof Maintenance

The Importance Of Lead Roof Maintenance

Lead roofing is the first line of defence for protecting your home against anything thrown at it, whether it’s rain, snow, or hail. Constant exposure to such conditions, along with the sun heat, and other repair works can cause your roof membrane to age eventually,...
When Should Lead Roofing be Replaced?

When Should Lead Roofing be Replaced?

When should lead roofing be replaced? Here’s a fun fact for you! Did you know that most buildings that have been erected in the last 100 years have some form of lead sheet installed? Lead is highly versatile and has been used in roofing for years. This is because it’s...
The Different Types Of Lead Roofing

The Different Types Of Lead Roofing

  When deciding on which roofing option suits your needs there are a number of different aspects to consider. At Silk Leadwork we know all things about lead roofing; we have put together this blog so that you can better understand lead roofing and everything that...
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