Lead Roofing

Heritage Roofing Specialist

Commercial │ Residential │ Heritage Roofing

Lead is a unique material that is fast becoming a popular choice for roofs, particularly on heritage buildings. Although lead is extremely malleable, lead is tough and is able to resist damage and stand up to harsh weather conditions. Unlike most things, lead ages well. If well maintained, lead looks just as beautiful decades later as it did the day it was first installed. One only needs to think of buildings such as St Michael and All Angels Church in England which dates to the 13th Century, and Windsor Castle which boasts a two-acre lead roof, to see that lead is a long-lasting choice for roofing.

Architectural Roofing Services offers lead roof restoration and a wide range of lead roofing solutions to suit both residential and commercial buildings. As one of the leading companies specialising in heritage roof repairs in Sydney, we are committed to excellent craftsmanship and unmatched customer support.

We offer specialist repair services for the following:
• Flashing around chimney’s
• Flat roofs
• Box gutters
• Customised Lead Sheet orders

THE TRUTH – NOT FICTION

LEAD V PETROCHEMICAL ADHESIVE FLASHINGS

In the construction industry, lead is ideal due to such characteristics malleability, waterproofing qualities, corrosion resistance, soundproofing capability and ease of coupling and assembly.

Lead is resistance over time to withstand any atmospheric conditions. Lead sheets used for roof or dove covering makes it atmospheric corrosion resistance as it creates protection film when in contact with oxygen and carbon dioxide of the atmosphere. Such remarkable qualities of lead are continually used until today to preserve emblematic buildings belonging to our magnificent architectural heritage.

Flexibility

Lead is a flexible material to work with. Lead can be easily stretched and pulled taut to any tricky shapes and areas to give total roof protection. Furthermore, lead can contract and extract depending on the temperature and is an extremely suitable roofing material to suit unpredictable weather of NSW, Australia.

Corrosion-resistant

Lead can truly stand the test of time to bear all in its stride. Lead is a RESILIENT and tough metal and resists to any type of corrosion. This can include damaging UV rays and pollutions in the atmosphere and above all stand the test of time to last between 80 to 100 years.

Recyclable

Architectural Roofing Services uses 100% recyclable lead. Today, lead is one of the most recycled metals in the world. As a result, using 100% recyclable lead in every job ensures us that we are contributing towards reducing carbon emissions and in creating a sustainable environment for all.

Heritage properties have roofs that define their character, value and style. When it comes to repairing and restoring these, it’s absolutely essential that you hire an expert craftsman adept at these kinds of work.

Our commitment to you!

Knowing the historic elements that embody the property, as well as the guidelines and standards that need to be followed in order to preserve its prestige and architectural elements (e.g., when to use substitute materials for repair and replacement, ensuring the colour scheme is appropriate).

Our expert craftsmen are trained to assess historical buildings, check surfaces and ceilings and have the necessary tools and skills needed to restore and maintain your property.

We can undertake installation, maintenance and repair and restoration roof works. If you are considering lead as a material for the roof of your residential, commercial and heritage property, give us a call on 02 9550 0498.

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