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Environmentally-friendly, carbon-reducing roofing in Wallasey

Carbon Reducing Roofing in Wallasey

We talk a lot about how important it is for everyone to do their bit to help save the planet, and a lot of people could help out by replacing their roof! In partnership with the National Federation of Roofing Contractors’ (NFRC) CompetentRoofer scheme, we at Maxiflow make it our mission to achieve this goal for as many people as possible.

Did you know that there is a government policy in England, Wales and Scotland that requires all new roofs, and all roofs undergoing works that cover 50% or more of its surface, to be thermally efficient? The requirements are laid out in Part L of the Building Regulations, and state that roofs need to have extra thermal insulation added to bring them up to a higher standard. This can include measures like a new layer of waterproofing, which can do wonders for upgrading a building’s thermal efficiency.

Clay tile domestic roofing in Wallasey by Maxiflow

For example, at a recent domestic roofing job in Wallasey, Wirral, we helped a family significantly reduce their carbon output. The visible works on the property involved stripping off their existing roof tiles and re-covering the roof in 10″ x 6″ plain clay tiles. What you can’t see from the photographs is the layer of heat-retaining insulation that we added, alongside a felt underlay which allows moisture to drain away from the roof. We also renewed the property’s roofline by fitting all-new uPVC fascia boards, soffits and gutters.

The neighbours were very impressed with the lack of disruption to themselves and how your team cleaned up each day.

Mrs Jones

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From horses to fitness courses – How a new roof can transform your property!

Domestic EPDM flat roofing in Northwich

We were recently contacted by a couple from Northwich who were looking to make a significant addition to their countryside home.

The owners were dedicated to transitioning their property – a stunning 4-bedroom converted farmhouse – into a modern, eco-efficient 21st century home and had approached Maxiflow to complete the job!

Annexed at the rear of the property, a disused stable offered an opportunity to create something the couple had always dreamed of: Their very own gymnasium.

Re-roofing a converted house in Cheshire

Horses have a far greater tolerance for cold and damp conditions than we do, and can be happy outdoors in all conditions. So it isn’t a surprise that stables aren’t known for being particularly comfortable for humans.

Traditionally, they have been constructed without consideration for thermal insulation, with roofs being designed to provide shelter rather than as a carefully considered ‘feature’.

We undertook a complete roof refurbishment on the outbuilding, installing our speciality Firestone EPDM rubber roofing system.

This technology will not only keep the new gym perfectly protected from the elements, but is also an entirely eco-friendly, carbon-reducing measure that can do wonders to keep the building insulated!

Now the homeowners can keep fit and pamper themselves in their very own health center, without being saddled with an unreliable roof!

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Feedback and Testimonials from Maxiflow Customers

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We love receiving feedback from our customers and appreciate every single letter that you send our way.

As the days grow shorter and the winter weather threatens to get the better of us, your kind words and support really do make all the difference.

We collect quotes from customer correspondence and archive them on our Testimonials page, in addition to displaying a random selection in the sidebar.

Here are a few recent examples that made us smile:

The two lads who did my re-ridging job were exceptionally nice guys and couldn’t do enough to get the job done.

Mr Parks

We appreciate your caring and thoughtful attitude in carrying out this work.

Mrs Hobbs

I was pleased by the estimate submitted, the workmanship on the whole of the site, the finish of the roof and the cleaning & clearing of the site.

I would certainly recommend your company if they required a similar roofing job.

Mr Rhind

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The whole job went off without a hitch and your team worked from start to finish in a very organised and highly efficient manner. The lads worked well together and were appreciative of the odd ‘cuppa’ along the way. They are to be complimented on a job very well done – even down to the tidying up at the end of each day.

Mr F.

You have no idea how comforting it is to have someone recommended who isn’t going to rip me off – which has happened in the past!

Mrs Redfern

We would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to write to us, your feedback genuinely means a lot to us.

If you would like your opinion added to this website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Drain choked by heavy root infestation

Drain clogged by tree roots, unblocked by Maxiflow Drains in Chester

We’ve found a lot of curious things down people’s drains over the years, from credit cards and wedding rings to the entire contents of a toy chest belonging to a child fascinated by flushing.

But occasionally, we find ourselves amazed by the sheer volume of foreign material that can accumulate in a drain before bringing the system to a standstill.

A recent domestic drain cleaning job found the drainage team faced with a formidable opponent:

Maxiflow professional drain unblocking in Chester

This two-metre-long tangled knot of roots covered so much ground in this narrow alleyway that we had difficulty fitting it into a single photograph!

The roots had infested the pipes beneath a terraced garden gradually over the course of several years, before inevitably choking the system into submission.

Maxiflow’s advice? Watch out, because you’ll never know what might be lurking beneath your home, unless you have the professionals check it out!

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Domestic slating & tiling photographs

Domestic roof slating & tiling in Chester

We have a new photo album in our gallery, which will compile examples of our slating & tiling work.

We aim for this album to not only contain examples of our completed jobs but to also capture our work in progress, giving an insight into the processes we undertake to guarantee you the very best slate and tile roofs in Cheshire.

Domestic roof slating & tiling in Chester

Our first set of photographs show a complete tile re-roof in progress, demonstrating the essential role that technology such as the BUMPA conveying system plays in ensuring health and safety when working at heights.

The transit of a large quantity of heavy (yet fragile) tiles between storeys of a building traditionally presented many hazards, including the uneven distribution of weight when ascending a ladder as well as the issues in securing rope & pulley systems to guarantee stability.

The BUMPA loader delivers tiles directly from ground level to operatives on the roof, minimizing the dangers associated with manually handling heavy objects.

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