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Category: Advice

Ethics in the workplace

October 29, 2018

Providing valuable insight from inside a workplace of productivity, a shared passion for roofing and, above all, a focus on the wellbeing of its staff members, LCP Roofing Receptionist, Robyn Cotton, shares her thoughts on the subject of ‘ethics in the workplace’, specifically as it pertains to LCP Roofing....

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Tiled roofs and waterproofing

July 21, 2017

When commissioned to do a tiled roof, LCP Roofing offers to do waterproofing as an additional service as well. Should the roof end against a sidewall, or if it carries a chimney, waterproofing must be done. While waterproofing is not included as a standard item on our quotes, we...

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Does your insurance policy cover roof damage?

July 5, 2017

Most homeowner insurance policies provide coverage for roof damage caused by unpreventable reasons such as vandalism or fire. Disastrous ‘acts of God’, like hurricanes and tornadoes are also usually covered and, while wind, rain and hail are most likely to be covered by your home insurance policy, there are...

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The importance of correct roofing levels

May 24, 2017

As a roofing company, we require a flat roof surface prior to truss erection. This means that by the time we start erecting the trusses, the walls need to be at the correct wall plate levels. Article by Henri Pretorius, LCP Roofing Sales Representative. What does this mean? The...

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Roof quote requirements

April 19, 2017

At LCP Roofing, we offer our clients very comprehensive roof quotations. In order for us to do this accurately and within an acceptable time frame, we require information from the client that architects sometimes omit from the house plans. These are as follows: All house plans consisting of floor...

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Profile sheeting selection

March 13, 2017

Choosing the right profile sheeting can be a daunting task, since there are so many to choose from. LCP Roofing offers tips and advice to make selecting your roof covering easier. There are two types of roof sheeting categories, namely pierced fix and concealed fix. The pierced fix profiles...

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Estate regulations & requirements & your roof design

February 22, 2017

Certain estates have guidelines which require compliance when building a new home in an estate. Article by Vanessa Naude, LCP Roofing Sales Representative. While these rules differ from one estate to the next, they are there to ensure that certain design styles or elements are adhered to, with the...

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Choosing the right roof style for your home

February 8, 2017

The advantages of selecting the right roof style for your home are aplenty, so it makes sense to spend some time considering what roofing options are available to you. By Freddy Robertson, LCP Roofing Sales Manager. Despite the prominent place a roof has in the architecture of a building, it is...

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