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Damaged roof tiles and storm damage sign

5 Clear Signs of Storm Damage to Your Roof

Storms are a common occurrence in Scotland, particularly in the winter months. The most recent storms, Isha and Jocelyn, have caused havoc across the whole of the UK damaging buildings, trees and powerlines. Powerful winds and heavy rains can be particularly damaging to roofs. That’s why quickly identifying any storm damage to your roof and calling a roofing company is crucial to ensure your home is made watertight as soon as possible. This will prevent any costly internal damage. Here are the most typical signs that your roof needs immediate attention. 1. Missing or cracked tiles One of the most

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Flat Roof Repair: 7 Common Issues & Solutions

Flat roofs are a popular option for many homes and buildings. They are attractive, cost-effective and easy to access, and when they are well-installed and maintained correctly, they can also last many years. But like all roofs, flat roofs can sometimes develop problems. Here are seven of the most common problems you might experience with a flat roof and what to do about them. 1. Bad Drainage If flat roofs don’t have sufficient drainage, this can lead to several problems including water ponding or pooling, and this can then cause water damage and leaks. Sometimes blocked drains are the problem,

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ROOFERS ON A ROOF

Five Tips for Choosing a Roofer in Edinburgh

Knowing the right roofer to hire for your home can be a daunting task. We’ve put together five tips to help you find the best solution for your roofing needs. Number one: Choose local Choose a roofing company that works in your area to help with any further assistance after the work is complete.  Often, the difficulty with roofers who cold-call at your doorstep is that they might just be passing through. Ask questions and find out the area your roofer typically provides a service to.  At Stuart & Moffat Roofing, we cover East Lothian, Midlothian, and Edinburgh. Number two:

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Damaged roof tiles and storm damage sign

5 Clear Signs of Storm Damage to Your Roof

Storms are a common occurrence in Scotland, particularly in the winter months. The most recent storms, Isha and Jocelyn, have caused havoc across the whole of the UK damaging buildings, trees and powerlines. Powerful winds and heavy rains can be particularly damaging to roofs. That’s why quickly identifying any storm damage to your roof and calling a roofing company is crucial to ensure your home is made watertight as soon as possible. This will prevent any costly internal damage. Here are the most typical signs that your roof needs immediate attention. 1. Missing or cracked tiles One of the most

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flat roofing works

Flat Roof Repair: 7 Common Issues & Solutions

Flat roofs are a popular option for many homes and buildings. They are attractive, cost-effective and easy to access, and when they are well-installed and maintained correctly, they can also last many years. But like all roofs, flat roofs can sometimes develop problems. Here are seven of the most common problems you might experience with a flat roof and what to do about them. 1. Bad Drainage If flat roofs don’t have sufficient drainage, this can lead to several problems including water ponding or pooling, and this can then cause water damage and leaks. Sometimes blocked drains are the problem,

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ROOFERS ON A ROOF

Five Tips for Choosing a Roofer in Edinburgh

Knowing the right roofer to hire for your home can be a daunting task. We’ve put together five tips to help you find the best solution for your roofing needs. Number one: Choose local Choose a roofing company that works in your area to help with any further assistance after the work is complete.  Often, the difficulty with roofers who cold-call at your doorstep is that they might just be passing through. Ask questions and find out the area your roofer typically provides a service to.  At Stuart & Moffat Roofing, we cover East Lothian, Midlothian, and Edinburgh. Number two:

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