Author Archives: Keith

Bats on the Job

Bats on the job Bats are a protected species in the UK and so if you suspect that you have bats in your roof, it is essential that you take the necessary precautions before commencing construction work of any form, … Continue reading

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Slow internet? Here’s how to speed up your Wi-Fi.

Gloucestershire, home of the slowest broadband in the UK Are you aware that Gloucestershire is officially home to the slowest internet speeds in the UK? www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/technology-46528345. If you are struggling with slow and inconsistent internet speeds, then you are not alone. … Continue reading

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Slate Roof Hip Alternatives

Mitered Slate Hips Here’s a few pictures from a 2018 project on an industrial unit roof in Gloucestershire. The product used was a textured cement fibre slate. A good alternative to natural slate, especially with the textured finish. Other roofing … Continue reading

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Natural Stone Roofs in Cheltenham

Natural stone roofs are among the oldest roof coverings around and are typically used in the Cotswold’s. A stone roof can last for 100 years or more and look absolutely stunning. Traditionally the roof is tiled with diminishing courses with … Continue reading

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Fibreglass Roofing and a Fishpond

K. Sacklyn & Co. are a team of expert roofers working throughout Gloucestershire, so why have we got a photo of a fishpond on our blog? Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) commonly referred to as Fibreglass is a high performance waterproofing … Continue reading

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Over rafter insulation Multi-Foil can be a great option for insulating roofs with limited loft space.

It works both in summer and winter: Actis Triso Super 10. In winter, it retains heat within buildings. In summer, it reflects radiation preventing overheating of attic rooms. Certified as the equivalent of 210mm of mineral wool but is only 30mm! Other … Continue reading

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