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    March 2020

    Tips for Keeping Your Roof in Top Condition

    Keeping your roof in top condition is very important. Your roof is designed to protect your home from a number of different threats, including harsh weather, debris and pests. It also helps to retain heat in your home and keeps your property cool, giving you and your family a protected place to live.

    Over time, external factors can have a big impact on the condition of your roof. From harsh heavy rain and wind to storms, ice and intense UV rays, the weather can have adverse effects on our roofs, which is why it is important that we look after it as best as possible.

    There are lots of things we can do to ensure our roof remains in top condition across the year. Even if your roof is brand new, getting into the habit of carrying out routine maintenance is important – and will save you plenty of money on repairs in the long run.

    Below, we take a look at how to look after your roof throughout the year and how to keep it in top condition. From simple inspections to trimming back overhanging tree branches and clearing debris from your roof, we’ve got you covered.

    Inspect the roof at least twice a year

    First and foremost, you should get into the habit of regularly inspecting your roof. Regular inspections are very important – and you should inspect the inside of your roof as well as the outside. We recommend inspecting your roof at least twice a year, once during spring and once in autumn. This will ensure that your roof is always prepared for winter and then inspected again once the harsh winter weather has settled.

    Start by inspecting the inside of your house. If you notice any dark or brown spots or blistering and bubbling paint on your ceiling, this is an indication of water damage and leaks. Inspect your loft on a sunny day as the sun will highlight any broken or worn shingles. Keep an eye out for water damage and leaks in your loft, which are signs that your roof needs repairing as soon as possible. If you notice any issues, you should always get in touch with a professional to repair these for you.

    When inspecting your roof from outside, remember to put your safety first. You shouldn’t walk on your roof. Look out for damaged, missing, curling, cupping and chipped shingles. If your roof is visibly uneven, this could be an indication that it needs replacing due to age. Check skylights, vents and any other structures that penetrate through the roof. If the sealant is cracking or has peeled away, it requires your attention.

    Keep the roof clean

    You should keep your roof as clean as possible throughout the year. We recommend taking the time at least twice a year to clean and clear your roof; this will ensure that it remains in top condition and will minimise the amount of damage caused, as well as improve its appearance.

    Clean and clear debris from your roof with a power washer, and keep an eye out for any moss growing on your roof. Moss holds water and therefore it’s important that it’s removed. If you spot moss early, you should be able to simply sweep it off your roof. However, if moss has established itself, it will need to be killed off.

    You should keep your roof free of debris at all times. This removes the potential for damage to your roof and helps to keep it looking great all year round. Over time, dirt, pine needles, leaves and branches can clutter your roof and damage it, so make sure you take the time to remove debris and keep it clear.

    Trim overhanging branches

    When you inspect your roof, keep an eye out for any overhanging tree branches. If there are trees that grow close to your house, you should monitor them throughout the year and trim back any overhanging branches as they grow. Overhanging branches can be a cause for concern for a number of reasons; falling leaves, twigs or pine needles can fall in the valleys of your roof, rotting and weakening the tiles, and causing damage to the structure of your roof.

    If a branch falls on your roof, it can gouge the roof and damage the tiles, leading to a whole host of problems and some potentially expensive repairs. To prevent this from happening, always trim back branches and keep an eye on trees growing close to your home.

    Keep the gutters clean

    It’s not just the surface of your roof that needs to be kept clean and free of debris. You should pay special attention to your gutters too and take the time to regularly maintain them. If debris piles up too high in the gutters and they become clogged, water cannot flow through to the downspouts, and will instead end up soaking the roof and rotting parts of it. This can cost you hundreds of pounds in repairs and lead to a whole host of problems.

    Clean your gutters regularly and keep them clear of leaves. Again, we recommend cleaning your gutters at least twice a year – once in spring and once in autumn. The main function of a gutter is to keep rainwater away from your roof and roofing tiles, so it’s important that they are free of debris and can perform their job as best as possible. When inspecting your gutters, always make sure that they are firmly attached to your home.

    Waterproof your roof

    Applying a roof sealant will help to protect your roof from the elements and ensure that it remains in tip top condition. Roof sealants are a cheaper alternative to a full re-tile, and will give you peace of mind that your home is protected and safe. As previously discussed, a damaged roof can lead to a number of problems – and therefore it’s essential that you take the all-important steps to protect it.

    Applying a protective sealant to your roof will stop it from becoming damaged and protect it from a range of weather conditions and substances, increasing its lifespan and saving you lots of money on repairs in the long run. Applying a roof sealant is a great way to keep your roof looking fresh all year round and will prevent it from fading or discolouration over time.

    Kingdom Coatings: energy efficient roof and wall coatings throughout Scotland

    At Kingdom Roof and Wall Coatings, we provide energy efficient roof and wall coatings throughout Scotland. Our unique specialist coating not only restores old and tired looking roofs by enhancing their appearance, but it also extends the lifespan of your roof tiles. All of our coatings have built in UV inhibitors, meaning that they will not fade or change colour over time.

    Our coatings have been formulated to protect domestic tiled roofs from adverse effects of weather conditions, and will provide protection for more than 10 years after application, making them a worthwhile investment. Our innovative coating is similar to your body’s skin – it’s wind and water tight, but allows the opportunity to breathe through pores, promoting the circulation of air and preventing condensation.

    For more information about our coatings, visit our website today. Alternatively, get in touch to discuss your requirements.

    Four Examples of Scotland’s Natural Beauty

    Here at Kingdom Coatings, we’re very proud of our Scottish heritage – particularly the fact that Scotland has been voted the most beautiful country on the planet! The natural beauty on offer in Scotland is stunning. Here are four of our favourite examples.

    Isle of Skye

    The Isle of Skye is Scotland’s most visited Hebrides island and features some of the most rugged and beautiful landscapes across the entire country. The island is home to beaches, jagged mountains, moorlands and provides a cornucopia of delights for hikers and trekkers. The mountain passes provide excellent views of UK coastlines.

    Loch Ness

    Loch Ness is undoubtedly the most famous of all the Scottish lochs, due in no small part to the mythical tenant who is supposed to live underneath the water: the Loch Ness Monster. The loch has far more to it than that, with castle ruins and excellent paths fit for walks, there’s plenty to keep yourself busy and the views are stunning!

    Ben Nevis

    Ben Nevis is the UK’s tallest mountain and, as such, offers unrivalled views of the landscape below. At 1,344 meters altitude, there are countless opportunities for hiking, climbing scrambling for climbers and hikers. If you’re an adventurer and want to see the best views in the UK, this is where you need to go!


    Cairngorms National Park is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the Scottish Highlands and for good reason! The park has everything from footpaths working their way through Caledonian forests to snow-capped mountains in the winter, there are stunning views everywhere you turn.

    Kingdom Coatings: Scotland’s Experts in Roof and Wall Coatings

    Although Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries on the planet, the weather does leave quite a lot to be desired. If you need some additional protection for your home to ensure that it stands up to the sometimes harsh weather, Kingdom Coatings can help

    To find out more, please feel free to contact us today. You can find us at Kingdom Coatings

    Head Office, Unit 1 & 2, Block 2, Ward Street, Alloa Industrial Estate, Alloa. FK10 1ET, call us on 0800 228 9436 or email us at [email protected].

    Things To Do In Scotland This Summer

    Scotland is rarely associated with summer holidays, but the country certainly has a lot to offer! Although it’s not the warmest place in the world, there’s plenty to see and do which make it a great place to spend the summer. Read on to find out more!

    Edinburgh Fringe

    The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the cultural highlights of the year in the UK, let alone in Scotland! Taking place across the majority of August, the Fringe attracts tourists from all over the globe, with arts, music and comedy filling the streets, pubs and theatres of the city. In fact, the Edinburgh Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival with tens of thousands of performances.

    Fort William

    Fort William is located in the West Highlands in the shadow of Ben Nevis – the UK’s largest mountain. The town is famous as an excellent place to stay for long weekends during the summer. With stunning scenery and countless adventure activities to enjoy, it’s a perfect getaway for families and friends.


    Scotland’s second city – Glasgow – is an excellent place to spend the summer months, with countless parks to enjoy a picnic or a barbeque with your family and friends. Alternatively, you could take a sailing trip down the Clyde on the world’s largest seagoing paddle steamer or spend some time in one of the many pubs and beer gardens to catch as much of the summer sun as possible.

    Kingdom Coatings: Roof and Wall Coating Specialists in Scotland

    Although Scotland is one of the best countries to visit in the summer, the weather does leave quite a lot to be desired in the colder months. To get a headstart on the protection you will need this summer, contact Kingdom Coatings and we’d be happy to discuss how we can improve your home with a roof or wall coating.

    To find out more, please feel free to contact us today. You can find us at Kingdom Coatings

    Head Office, Unit 1 & 2, Block 2, Ward Street, Alloa Industrial Estate, Alloa. FK10 1ET, call us on 0800 228 9436 or email us at [email protected].