Competent Roofer – Coronavirus Checklist

TCK Roofing & Building is a third-generation family-run roofing business, with over 50 years of experience. That offers a range of roofing services including; copper & lead roofing, green roofing, conservation roofing, emergency roof repairs, chimney repairs and restorations, new roof installations, guttering cleaning, roof inspections and surveys, fascia​s​, soffits & cladding, velux & skylight […]

Roofing Material Guide

roof tiles

In addition to the various types and sizes, roofs also come in many different materials. From thatched roofs to metal roofs, tiled roofs to green roofs, the options today are vast. Each roofing material has various advantages and disadvantages. The following guide will serve to highlight the pros and cons of each material and make […]

Roof Life Expectancy Guide | How Long Does a Roof Last?


Our clients often ask us “when does a roof need to be replaced?” The truth is that various characteristics influence the life expectancy of a roof. Contributing factors include the type of roof, materials used and the property location. Read on to discover how long you can expect a roof to last. How long does […]

Importance of Guttering and Maintaining Gutter Health

Contractor adjusting plastic gutter guards to get them to fit.

Is your mind in the gutter? Well, it should be. Gutters are an important part of the home but are often ignored until a problem occurs. Critically, periodic gutter maintenance should be employed before a problem occurs to ensure the safety of your home — and your family. In this article, we’ll be discussing the […]

What are the different parts of a roof called – Roof Glossary

Roof Eaves Diagram

Moving into your first house or you’ve recently noticed that your roof is defective and would like to understand what the issue is and how to fix it? TCK Roofing have put together a roofing glossary to help you understand the many parts of a roof. Attic – this is the space found under a […]

What to do if your roof is leaking?

tiled roof

Nothing seems more stressful than your roof springing a leak – and it’s vital you know the key steps to take in the event of this emergency so you can protect your property from further damage. If your roof is leaking, you should first contain the water and remove any excess, if that is safe […]

6 Benefits of Lead Roofing

lead roofing rooftops in london

As one of the oldest roofing materials in history, lead has long been celebrated for its advantages to property owners. Benefits of lead roofing include its ability to be moulded and recycled, along with its resistance to different types of climate. All this gives it incredible longevity and usability for many applications. In this article, […]

How to choose a professional roofing contractor

Choosing the ideal roofing contractor is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are multiple things to consider, including online reviews, family recommendations, accreditations and coverage, and the company’s years of experience. How damaging can it be to choose the wrong roofing contractor? Very, is the answer. There are many companies on the market […]

Your Essential Roof Inspection Checklist

roofer on the roof

What should I do if I spot a problem with my roof? There is little point identifying a problem if you don’t act on it with reasonable speed. To prevent a shoddy job – and therefore future issues developing – it is vital that a specialist identifies the root of the trouble and fixes it […]

When Should I Replace My Roof?

roofer fixing a tiled roof

  You should seek advice on replacing your roof whenever you notice key warning signs of aging or damage, including: roof sagging, broken or missing tiles, extensive moss and lichen growth, interior water damage, or granules in the gutter In this article, we will delve deeper into these pointers, advise on the most favourable season […]