Lead work is used to help completely waterproof your roof in the areas that it needs it the most. Applied at all joining regions of your roof, it seamlessly connects each of the elements of your roof to give you the leak-free confidence you need even in the wildest of weather conditions. Our team at Stockport Roofing Specialists are skilled in our work with lead, applying detailed and robust installations that our clients have come to depend on. Here we speak about the different areas in which leadwork is used to ensure that you have a perfectly operational roof, free from leaks!
Any property that has numerous pitches on the roof will have valleys. These are the areas that run from the pitch of one section down to the guttering, flawlessly joining the elements of your roof to be completely waterproof. It is essential to ensure that these areas are properly waterproofed as the valleys are the elements that direct the water flow from your rooftop, safely into the guttering system. Failing to have this area installed correctly could result in leaking water into your home, defeating the purpose of a good roof.
As with the valleys, a leaking guttering system is pointless. A well function guttering network will hold all the water falling onto your rooftop, safely direct it to the downpipes throughout your roof and cleanly into the drains on the ground level. Having lead flashing to bridge any gap between your shingles and gutters is the most effective way to ensure that you don’t have any potential overflow directly into your property in the heavy downpours. Our team at Stockport Roofing Specialists have been working on these elements for years, taking the time to understand how they work, and how they can be adjusted to perfectly suit all properties.
Another common area for joins on a roof is a chimney stack. Lead flashing is used around the joins of your chimney to the surface of your roof. It makes sure that there can be no leaks down your chimney and into your property. Having a professionally installed flashing application around your chimney can save you from extensive damage and expenses if there were to be any leaks. Poorly installed lead flashing can also be a culprit for leaks through your roof, which is why it is always the safest bet to go with the locally trusted experts.
If you’ve been unfortunate enough to live in a property with roof leaks, you will understand what we mean by waterproof confidence. If you haven’t experienced this, count yourself lucky as it can be stressful and costly in many cases. The team at Stockport Roofing Specialists are known for the quality of their lead work, and have been trusted by many members of our local community. Being a local and known contractor means that we have accountability for the work we do, and never want to produce anything short of perfect.