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Winter Proofing Your Roof

How Well Will Your Roof Stand Up To Winter

At Midlothian Roofing we recently took out an ad in the East Lothian Toun Cryer discussing how Brits can ensure their roofs are winter proof.  See below for the details from the advert and get in touch to ensure your roof is winter ready.

“We move and improve, decorate, embellish…but while many homeowners will readily pay thousands of pounds for a new kitchen or bathroom, how often is any thought given to the roof over our heads that protects us from the elements? Chances are, never – or at least not since the last time it leaked or there was a problem.

Stuart Hill is passionate about roofs and roofing and has spent his entire career to date in the business, from starting out as an apprentice with Midlothian Roofing Services (MRS) to running the family-owned commercial and domestic roofing company together with his mum, Margaret Hill. But much as he enjoys helping customers in an emergency, he would be much happier if faults and problems could be identified and made good before it becomes an emergency scenario – and by offering free roof checks and estimates, he hopes to encourage homeowners in Edinburgh and the Lothians to think ahead and have their roof checked well before winter sets in and close inspections become more difficult.

Established over 30 years, MRS has gained accreditations from the National Federation of Roofing Contractors, Trust Mark and others and gained a reputation for using only the best roofing materials available – and by rigorous vetting before and throughout employment, the best roofers. Ensuring its roofers undergo on-going training through the CITB training schemes, MRS also provides a 10-year guarantee on all work completed through the government-endorsed Trust Mark scheme, giving customers full protection against faulty design and materials and also poor workmanship. It’s also important to stress MRS does not use sub-contractors to carry out any of its roofing services, which includes all types of roofing work from minor repairs to new installations.

Roofs come in all shapes, sizes and materials, therefore one of the things Stuart loves about his work is the variety. “No two days are ever the same and each day brings a new challenge,” he adds. “All our roofers are fully briefed before they start a job and we ensure owners are kept fully informed on progress from start to finish.”

In addition to roof repairs and maintenance, MRS services include waterproofing systems, lead work and lead roofs, flat roofs, gutters, soffits and fascias, harling/roughcasting and Velux skylight windows. MRS is a Velux approved rooflight installer and Stuart is always happy to provide ideas for properties that lack daylight. While the sun continues to shine, for now, autumn and winter are looming on the horizon, therefore now is the best time to give Stuart a call to arrange a free roof check and ensure your home is ready for winter.”

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