Routine Maintenance to maintain a good roof

Routine Maintenance to maintain a good roof

All elements of buildings require routine inspection and maintenance. This applies to natural slate roofs also. Keep gutters and valleys clear of debris. Check lead work around chimneys, gables and abutments etc. Make sure that ridge tiles are firmly bedded and that the joints are keeping out water. Make sure that all lead or copper work is free from cracks or holes. Middle valleys are particularly prone to damage from loose slates sliding down...

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