Roofs inevitably need repair and occasionally replacement – so why do we ignore them so? It’s the part of our homes that takes all the impact from the elements, birds and more besides and all the while it fearlessly keeps us dry and warm.
Clearly, they’re a pain to get to, but when things go wrong, you pay a heavy price for taking your roof for granted. That roof combination of sturdy substructure, insulation and protection and finally a surface cover that has to withstand all sorts of attack is essential not least in keeping the rain out. So how best to approach managing, repairing and replacing your roof?