Lead has been used as a waterproof roofing material since ancient times and can be sometimes seen as greenish roofs and domes on today’s buildings.
We use tried and tested lead roofing fixings and techniques make lead the ideal trouble-free building material for roofing, cladding, flashing’s, gutters, down-pipes and it’s not different when it comes to Lead Valleys Roofing and Lead Valleys Repaired among other architectural designs.
Advances in technology and techniques, machinery and fixing technologies have greatly reduced costs, which enables lead to be used in a greater variety of building situations than in the past.
Over the years we have been providing solutions, we have developed custom solutions for nearly every type of situation, as well as the ability to resolve any unique challenge.
There are then two basic fitting methods: the roll baton or standing seam methods. When using the roll baton method, batons are securely fixed to the deck, forming the bays which are a characteristic feature of these roofs. The lead bays are formed to the exact specifications of your roof, and fixed into the prepared bays. Cappings and trims are welted on to provide a watertight seal at all the joins.
Using the standing seam method, the lead is secured to the roof by the means of stainless steel clips, fitted between the upstands of the bays, which are then welted together.
We repair, replace all types of Slate and tiled roofs
Grading and fixing natural slates or tiled roofs should only be carried out by competent slaters as it is a skilled craft and requires an experienced hand.
We pride ourselves on finishing each and every roof to the highest standard possible a finished roof which is both weatherproof and aesthetically pleasing.
Slate roofs have a long life expectancy and our experienced workforce will repair broken slates or re-slate entire roofs. We can source all types of roof slates to suit your requirements at a very competitive cost.
Natural slate has been accepted for generations as the ultimate roofing material. A natural slate roof simply has no equal in its natural beauty enhanced look and design of any building with its rich natural beauty. There are many benefits to a slate roof from longevity and appearance to energy conservation.
Fibre Cement Slate
The Fibre Cement Slates offer an economical roofing solution as an alternative to natural slate products. These highly engineered slates, provide a uniform finish which facilitates rapid on site installation with a minimum of waste. Modern technological advances have led to an increased life span for both structural and colour.
Reclaimed Natural Slate
If you need to match up with existing roofing or simply want to expand your environmental awareness Reclaimed Natural Slate is a highly suitable. With all the beauty of Natural Slate there are no compromises to quality or durability of this product. The majority of reclaimed Slate available in Ireland is Blue Bangor but other slates are available upon request.
So if you are looking for slate roof tiles, sealer, or repair then contact us today and we will be delighted to help you with your roofing requirements.
When it comes to roofing contractors or repairs. W.A.W.C. repair all types of roofs and valleys (Lead and Copper Valleys) by a number of means, complete replacement, limited replacement, and repair or refurbish original.
The valley of a roof is the segment of the roof where the course of the roof changes or where a dormer or a bay window is installed into the roof also rainfall flows here. When you are having problems with a leaking or seeping valley we refurbish, renovate and seal the lead, copper, zinc or compliment whatever materials that are in the valleys.
The most popular way of securing a water proof valley is to use metals such as Lead, Copper, Aluminium and Zinc. Whether its tiles or slates we use reliable techniques, that way we give a superior quality repair that we will guarantee. Roof Valleys are also formed using roof tiles and can provide very long service. Laced valleys while rare and infrequent but work very well, however due to the time and skills required to install are very costly. GRP and other contemporary substances have also been utilised in valleys.