Ultimate Guide to Roofs

Sloping roof to 1960s home
(Image credit: Simon Maxwell)

When it comes to the roof, there are variations upon variations which can make it difficult to choose the right option for your project. Follow this guide for all you need to know to make the right roofing choice for your home, whether you are building from scratchextending or renovating.

This ultimate guide covers structure, design and costs as well as advice for those wanting to DIY or repair an existing roof.

Sarah Handley

Sarah is a journalist, editor and the former Web Editor of homebuilding.co.uk. She began her career more than a decade ago, working on the editorial team of Public Sector Building magazine, before joining the wider Homebuilding & Renovating team as Social Media Editor in 2012. Since purchasing her first house in 2015, Sarah has been adding to the ever-increasing list of home improvements she needs to make; including extending over the garage, resurfacing the driveway, replacing existing flooring and revamping the kitchen. Fortunately, her time with Homebuilding means she is not short on design inspiration or top tips to tackle or project manage these tasks herself.