Author: Irulan

Roofing project

Eco-friendly roofing materials

Choosing to reroof your home with eco-friendly roofing materials is a commendable choice, but it is only a small part of what makes your home greener. You also need to think about the sustainability of the materials used and how they are sourced or produced. It is also worth considering […]

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Devon roofers

House buyers roof guide

When buying a house, we often think first about the area, the local amenities, what style the house is and are there enough bedrooms. But have you ever stopped to think about your new home’s roof? The condition of the roof is crucial because it protects the entire structure from […]

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Roofer near me - Shepton Mallet

Certified roof repairs by a competent roofer

Why is it so important to ensure any roof repairs or the re-roof of your home is carried out by a certified roofer? They will ensure that you receive the correct guidance on the current Building Regulations so that when your property is re-roofed it will not only be fully […]

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The Old Manor, Hampshire

Listed building reroof and repairs

In the South West of England, there are many stunning heritage properties which have been listed to protect their special architectural details. We predominantly work on these listed houses and churches. We have carried out re-roofs and roof repairs on Tyntesfield House in Somerset, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, the Corsham […]

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West Country Tiling team

Merry Christmas from West Country Tiling

From all of us at West Country Tiling, we wish you a very Merry Christmas. We would like to thank our customers for their continued support throughout 2023. This past year we survived the influx of storm damaged roof repairs in January, coming to the rescue of many a leaky […]

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Cast aluminium guttering from Rainclear

Cast aluminium guttering

At West Country Tiling, we’re not just experts in tiling roofs, but also in making sure the rain water that falls on them is taken away efficiently. We have worked with many different types of guttering systems over the years, including cast iron, plastic, aluminium and galvanised steel, but our […]

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Reputable roofers

Why are some roofers putting our trade to shame?

West Country Tiling take great pride in being reputable roofers, to evidence this to our clients, we are Competent Roofer, Trust Mark and National Federation of Roofing (NFRC) accredited. Whenever I hear horror stories about the working practices of disreputable contractors, the precursor is that the client has not checked for […]

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BS 5534

Building regulation BS 5534

In 2015 the BS 5534 code of practice for slating and tiling was amended. This British Standard for the construction industry covers the installation of slates and tiles on new build houses and also applies to general reroofing and roof repair practices. Although it is not a legal requirement to […]

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Broughton Kitchen

How do I choose the right roof tiles for my home?

Choosing the right roof tiles for your home is an important decision, as it can impact the aesthetics, durability, energy efficiency and functionality of your roof. Some things to consider are the aesthetics of the roof, which tiles or slates will complement the style of your home? You may want […]

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integrated PV slates with natural slates

PV Slates from GB Sol

The team at West Country Tiling have recently finished their first reroof using PV slates from GB Sol. We combined these solar power making slates with natural grey slates, to create a seamless finish between the two products. PV slates are an aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional solar panels. Therefore, […]

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