If you’re fed up with your leaky or poorly insulated roof, replacing it with a flat one could be the ideal solution. Steve Thornton, managing director of High-Tech Membrane Roofing in Benfleet, Essex, shares some key points to bear in mind when replacing your roof.
As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it’s important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.
Annette Potamitis, owner of Potty’s Paws, Dorset Avenue, Romford, and her staff have been working with charity Friends of Essex and London Homeless to meet homeless people with dogs around London, to get their pets washed and groomed.
While the senior Essex team have endured a summer of recurring travails, most notably in a parlous Vitality Blast campaign, the fortunes of the second eleven have been in stark contrast: they stand on the threshold of the County Championship-T20 double.
The minor industrial action at the giant Ford motor works in Dagenham didn’t grab the local newspaper headlines at first, just another dispute that I covered in 1968 as a young reporter on the old Romford Times newspaper that summer.
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining,” so the saying goes. So if some warm weather is making your conservatory uninhabitable, think about replacing its roof with a flat one and adding a roof lantern instead.