RoofOn is very experienced with lead work of all kinds. Lead work is a real skill and a true craft and it's certainly something that you need a skilled contractor's help with.
Lead has been a popular roofing material for centuries, being used for roofing, flashing, gutters,etc. We get many enquiries from clients who search for lead work Worcester.
One of the most common uses for lead in roof work is flashing. Flashing refers to thin pieces of impervious material like lead installed to prevent the passage of water into a structure from a joint or as part of a weather resistant barrier (WRB) system. This is seen most commonly on chimneys, but is used in other roofing applications, too.
Before the availability of products like lead for flashing purposes, roofers used creative methods to minimize water penetration such as angling roof tiles away from the joint, placing chimneys at the ridge, and building steps into the sides of chimneys to throw off water. The introduction of lead to roofing work decreased water penetration at obstacles such as chimneys, vent pipes, walls which abut roofs, window and door openings, etc. thus making buildings more durable and reducing indoor mold problems.
As well as flashing, lead is used extensively in building and roofing work. If we can help you with lead work on your property, then get in touch now.