Repairs to Lead Sheet Roofing and Flashings
Lead Sheet roofing repairs - Small patches of lead sheet may be carefully welded over any splits to form permanent repairs. The lap joints should be used to strengthen and to prevent penetration of the flame through the lead. Roll ends are a common point of failure and the whole section may be cut out so that a new pre-fabricated roll end can be welded into position.
Common Faults with Lead Sheet Roofing
Wind Lift & Weight
Lead Roofs are chosen not only for their beautiful finished look but for the knowledge that you will never have to worry about a leaking roof again, Lead roofs last in excess of 100 years. We only use the highest quality materials ensuring that the correct code of lead is used for each aspect of your lead roof.
Lead roofing has been used on some of the country's best buildings, with an enviable record of performance and longevity.
Lead is still invaluable as weather protection for many traditional British buildings. Even when not used as a roof covering, it can be present as a gutter or flashing, or a bridge at awkward junctions between walls and roofs. Lead roofs and gutters are made by laying sheets of the metal onto timber boards. Jointing details allow the sheets to integrate, producing a weatherproof surface.
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