Leadwork and Repairs
Lancashire Roofing Contractors have over 35 years’ experience working on traditional and modern leadwork on properties of all styles and ages Leadwork, such as flashings and valleys, are used to protect vulnerable joints on the roof. These are critical and contribute to the overall performance of the roof, junctions, and chimney stacks. For an attractive and fully weatherproofed result, leadwork work must be carried out to the highest standard by a skilled professional. Call us for a no obligation survey and advice.
Lead Flashing Explained?
Lead roof flashing is an integral part of any roofing structure and its purpose is to prevent the ingress of water into the structure from a joint The introduction of manufactured lead flashing in the 18th century meant that it could be used to prevent leaks at joints such as chimneys, vent pipes, walls that abut roofs, and window and door openings. There are various types of flashing that are typically used in roofing applications including-