Choosing the right material for any roofing project, whether it’s a simple repair or a full build, can be daunting. Pitched roofs are a preferred type of roof construction that offers year-round protection against harsh weather. We have a wide variety of pitched roof materials for you to choose from, including premium materials and brands to secure your building.
Your pitched roof doesn’t just need to be functional and robust – it also needs to look great and stand the test of time.
Benefits of pitched roofs:
Durable and protects against harsh weather conditions that change all-year-round
Provide adequate drainage against wet weather conditions
It has a longer life span than other roof types
The added living space can provide you with an attic, bedroom, office area, or essential storage
Simple to visually inspect and maintain for water damage or damp
Natural ventilation underneath the top roof layer enhances your building’s thermal efficiency
What is a pitched roof?
A pitched roof is characterised by a roof that slopes downwards from a central ridge. They are commonly used in residential homes because they limit the size of the surface exposed to the outside elements.
What is a mono-pitch roof?
A mono-pitch roof, also known as a skillion or shed roof, is a roof that only slopes downwards in a single direction as opposed to two.
What are the main products used in pitched roofing?
With the right choices, roofs can last a lifetime, so choosing the material that suits your project or development contract is important.
Tiles: we stock an extensive range so you can complete your build project to the highest specification. Whether you’re looking for the durability of concrete tiles or the lightweight elegance of clay tiles, we have the right product for you.
Slates: often considered to be the most aesthetically pleasing of all the tile ranges. Often used in traditional settings, natural slates have clean lines, come in various textures and colours and can last for generations.
Undertile felt: a membrane that is laid underneath the roof batten that tiles and slate are fixed to and helps the removal of moisture from roofing areas and comes in breathable and non-breathable versions.
Vent tiles: help avoid rotting roof timbers and expensive repair jobs.
Membranes: essential when building or repairing a pitched roof by assisting in the removal of water vapour and preventing condensation.