It’s no secret that we had some seriously cold, snowy and blizzardy conditions at the end of February and the beginning of March, but roofers need to work all year round, just like an office or retail worker, so whilst everyone’s been talking about the ‘Beast from the East’, we’ve had a lot of questions as to whether roofing or maintenance can be done in such conditions.

 

The team at MJO Roofing have just finished an exciting restoration project on the large 18th century Bewdley Museum.

 

A professionally laid fiberglass roof is known as GRP roofing. These types of roofing systems have been known to last for at least 30 years with no identifiable deterioration.

 

Liquid roofing is a concept that has been around for more than a hundred years, developing greatly over time. In the early twentieth century, the manufacture of liquid roof coatings was based on liquefied rubber, by the late 1980s, single component moisture-cured polyurethane coatings were developed, becoming the main basis of today’s liquid roofing technologies.

 

With the benefits of green roofing outweighing the single negative, cost, cities across the world are slowly introducing initiatives and legislations whereby new building developments over a certain size are either partially or completely covered with green roofing.

 

A green roof, also known as eco-roofing, vegetated roofing and living roofing is becoming ever increasingly popular in towns and cities due to the numerous environmental and aesthetic benefits. They can come in many different styles, shapes and sizes, so here are 5 of our favourite inspirational green roof installations:

 

In one of our previous blogs, we have explored the plentiful benefits that green roofing systems bring over more conventional roofing methods. In this blog, we will look at the aspects that make the lifespan of green roofing almost 200% longer than conventional roofs.

 

Green roofing is an innovative addition to the roofing industry in the UK. However, there are no standards or codes of practice for green roofing systems. The only countries in the world to have specific standards and codes of practice are Switzerland and Austria.