I hope more builders and building owners along with the designers read and educate themselves as to what roof slope and structural roofs are suppose to be, and perform as compared to water shedding roofs.
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Such a daunting prospect when looking for a builder, especially when we are bombarded with programmes about so called cowboy builders. However, all is not quite as doom and gloom as it may seem. Obviously as with any trade or industry you will still get those bad eggs that will rip you off and the building trade is no exception. But sometimes these bad experiences can be avoided with good strong communication and expectations from both parties. As a company we don’t provide domestic or residential work we only deal with commercial properties but it doesn’t mean that we still don’t come across someone prepared to cut corners or overcharge us, we need to be vigilant too. Whether you’re a business or a homeowner, here are some tips that can help you with any upcoming building work.
Know what you want
First thing is to have a clear idea of…
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Plan carefully what you do,and whatever you do will turn out right.
” Plan carefully and you will have plenty: if you act too quickly, you will never have enough.”
Question: Do you know where this quote comes from?
Any roof at a roof slope of 1/4:12 is a water tight roof or hydrostatic. One more thing, all roofs shed water. If they don’t you have swimming pools. A Structural Standing Seam Roof is water tight by design and definition.