Roofing Work London – Common Material Choices

Roofing work London wide includes carrying out repairs, both large and small, and replacing entire roofs with newer and more suitable materials. When repairing a roof, it is usual for London roofing companies to do so with the same material that the rest of the roof is created from. However, if you are looking to replace the entire roof, you may be considering changing the materials that are used. There are a number of points to consider if you are looking to replace your existing roof materials, including price, style and durability. You want a material that is cost effective, and in keeping with the look and style of the rest of the home.

Among the most popular roofing materials used by roofing contractors London wide are asphalt shingles. These shingles tend to be easy to install, dependable and cheap to buy. This makes them a great option if you are on a tight budget. However, they are also one of the least durable options, meaning that they are more likely to need replacing before other roofing options used by roofing and guttering specialists London and beyond. Wood roofing was once a very popular option because of its aesthetic qualities. However, it requires a high level of maintenance, and can be expensive to source.

Metal roofing once had a poor reputation. It was subject to rust and had poor insulating qualities, particularly as corrugated roofing London wide. Additionally, it was considered very noisy when it was raining. However, changes in production methods mean that metal can now provide a great balance between durability and affordability for many homeowners. For those looking to add value and style to their home, tile roofing can be a great choice. Tiles are expensive to buy and have installed, but they are also extremely durable, meaning they should not need replacing for some time to come. In terms of lasting the test of time however, slate is one of the top materials you can use for your roof.

Whether you want the unique appearance of slate, the functionality of metal roofing, or are interested in fibreglass roofing London wide, we at Bluestone Ltd can help. We have experience repairing and replacing roofs made of a wide range of materials, and we always put our customers’ needs first. Find out more about our expertise and experience at, or visit us on one of our social media platforms. To get a free, no-obligation quote for the work you need undertaken, call us today on 020 8642 4475.