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Do Metal Roofs Change Colour Over Time?

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The popularity of metal roofing is definitely on the rise, with many business owners opting for its durability, longevity and non-disruptive installation. One of the common concerns with metal roofing, however, is how its appearance might change over time. The look of your metal roof is part of its appeal, so it’s helpful to know …

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Top 5 Rooftop Bars From Around the World

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Source: JTC Roofing Sky Bar Sirocco, Bangkok Located on the 63rd floor of Bangkok’s Lebua Hotel, the Sirocco Sky Bar is one of the world’s highest open air bar. At 820ft in the air, the bar provides stunning panoramic views of Bangkok, enjoyed by patrons as they sip on cocktails mixed by the talented mixologists who …

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Why Does Copper Turn Green Over Time?

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Copper naturally turns green over time as it reacts with oxygen in the air – a chemical reaction known as oxidation. The green colour is simply the natural shade of the patina that forms over the copper surface; the patina protects the copper from deterioration and creates a light bluish-green facade which can be seen …

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How to Get a Job with a Roofing Contractor

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Finding a clear path into any job can be a minefield, especially for the inexperienced. There are thousands of jobs out there for skilled labourers, but how exactly do you go about finding them? In this article, we’re looking at how you might obtain a roofing job with a roofing contractor, along with the skills, …

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What is a Roof Plan?

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A roof plan is a scaled drawing or diagram of a proposed roof development containing dimensions of the entire roof structure, including shape, size, design and placement of all materials, ventilation, drainage, slopes, valleys and more. A roof plan is a vital part of the planning stage for any new roof construction, and also for …

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Plastic Roofing or Metal Roofing?

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If you’re thinking of having a new roof installed on your property you’ve likely come across a range of options when it comes to materials. Metal and plastic roofs are two popular roofing materials for homes, commercial properties and extensions. Each material brings with them unique considerations, so we thought we’d take a look at …

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Pitched Roofing vs Flat Roofing

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The fundamental design of your roof can have a range of different impacts on the function, aesthetic and value of your property. If you’re looking to have a new roof installed on your home or business premises, the decision between a flat roofed or a pitched roof can be a tough one. There are advantages …

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Famous Copper Roofs Around the World

Copper provides an energy efficient, low-maintenance roofing choice that will last for years, but it also adds a unique and beautiful aesthetic to any building with its distinctive colouring. Whilst roofing styles come and go, copper roofing can be found used throughout many eras – check out these examples of some of the most famous …

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Metal Theft Down by 70% Since Scrap Metal Dealers Act [Infographic]

Metal theft has been a problem across the UK for many years, with our team here at JTC Roofing witness to some of the devastating effects metal roofing theft in particular can have on a building and its owners. However, recent statistics we have collected from 28 police constabularies across the UK show that since …

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Warm Flat Roof vs Cold Flat Roof Designs

When having your flat roof repaired or installed, the question of insulation methods will inevitably arise. Your two main options for effective insulation of your property are a cold flat roof, or warm flat roof design. Whilst cold flat roofs were the most commonly used method of insulation, changes in the way we live – …

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