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    Does location affect roof construction?

    Roofers

    Does where you live affect the feasibility of a given roofing design or/and material option?

    Asked by Simon on 16th Dec 2020
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    Dc Property Services

    "I don’t feel that it should, most trade counters will stock all similar items, maybe different manufacturers but all will give the same end result, most roofers like myself are willing to travel to jobs so if your chosen spec/materials are not specialised in your local area you would be able to find a roofer in surrounding areas,
    If I can assist further feel free to ask"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    G & H Roofing

    "Yes it can do if coastal or at altitude you could need thicker breathable membrane for your roof and copper clouts and nails for the tilling and slating regarding coastal for salt vapour"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Home Improvements nw

    "Yes location can effect roof coverings for example tile or slate can be used to prevent a compilinary reaction (driving rain under the tiles) areas near the coast that are open to high winds and driving rain need to be properly accessed.
    Regards
    Ben"

    Answered on 22nd Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Oldham fibreglass roofing

    "It only matters about the pitch of the roof.. If you are using a tile or slate it wouldn't be suitable on a flat roof and would need to be above a certain pitch"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report

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