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Maintaining an Industrial Roof

Often found within warehouse and factory designs, it is safe to say that an industrial roof differs from a residential roof considerably. After all, the space is much larger, the designs are essentially opposites and the materials are required for different purposes. Here at Valent Roofing, we like to think that our knowledge makes us an expert in the industrial roofing field, which is why we are going to go over a few ways you can ensure that you are following maintenance guidelines correctly… Speedy Repairs Keeping an industrial roof in tip top condition is all about your response to a problem. For example, if you ignore a minor leak, it is only going to get worse over time. By reacting swiftly and calling in the experts to kickstart any repairs, you can ensure that your industrial roof remains healthy and safe. Regular Inspections The roof is essentially the backbone of a property and regardless of whether it is residential or industrial, it is vital that you carry out inspections on a regular basis in order to ensure there are no hidden problems developing. With this said, industrial roofs are often flat which means that they are susceptible to more damage than a residential roof, making these inspections all the more important. Professional You should never leave the safety of your roof to chance by carrying out any repairs yourself. After all, DIY will never live up to the handiwork of a professional roofer and most of the time DIY is incorrectly or poorly executed. In order to maintain an industrial roof, it is essential that you consult the expertise of someone who knows what they are doing. Maintenance is an essential part of property [...]

By |July 12th, 2018|industrial roofing|0 Comments

All You Need To Know About Solar Panels

Homeowners are always looking for ways to save themselves money on household bills. Gas and electricity prices consistently rise and it becomes more and more expensive to heat houses responsibly throughout the winter. Solar panels have existed for quite a while but are still a rare sight. How is it that a seemingly obvious money saving device is out there but is used so rarely?   Visuals – Up until now solar panels are large monstrosities that generally don’t fit the aesthetic of the houses they adorn. The black rectangular panels are all of a similar design and risk reducing the value of a house even though they are a benefit to the house’s functionality.   The solar panels are fitted on top of the already existing roof tiles; requiring holdings to be drilled into the roof itself. This means that you may lose a warranty on a roof by having them installed.   Cost – Installing solar panels on your home is definitely looking to the future. You may not see the benefits on your energy bills for a few years as installation costs may take a long time to pay off.   Whilst being expensive additions to current houses they also aren’t being considered on new builds. You would think the idea of utilising free energy too hard to pass up. So do the costs simply outweigh the benefits?   Environment – As homeowners become more environmentally savvy the thought of your house creating its own clean energy must surely be appealing to a buyer. The evolution of solar panels has been seemingly slow but designers are starting to acknowledge peoples’ aversions to the aesthetically unpleasing panels and have begun producing solar panelled [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|industrial roofing|0 Comments