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Fibreglass Roofing

  1. Edge Trims

    Elevate Your Fibreglass Roofing with Edge Trims: Everything You Need to Know

    When it comes to fibreglass roofing, edge trims are the unsung heroes that make a big difference. Even though they might seem like small details, they play a crucial role in giving your roofing project a neat finish, ensuring durability, and maintaining its structural integrity. Whether you're a seasoned roofing professional or just starting out with DIY fibreglass roofing, understanding the importance and types of edge trims can really improve your roofing projects aesthetically and in terms of building longevity.

    Here at FibreGlassDirect, we're all about quality and innovation, and our edge trims, sold under the GRP Trims category, are no exception. These roofing ancillary items offer a host of benefits that go beyond just looking good. Let's dive into the world of edge trims and see how they can take your fibreglass roofing projects to the next level.

    Why Edge Trims Matter

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  2. What's better for a flat roof, Fibreglass or EPDM?

    GRP fibreglass and EPDM rubber roofing are two of the leading flat roofs systems used in the UK market. Choosing the right one can depend on which features matter the most to you. These systems have been built to stand up to the elements for decades. Property owners should thoroughly consider all scenarios when comparing two flat roofing systems like Fibreglass and EPDM to ensure their flat roofs will stand the test of time.  

    Before choosing either of them as a flat roofing membrane, one must consider some significant differences. 

    What is Fibreglass GRP? 

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  3. Fibreglass Roof Price

    Looking to get a fibreglass roof price? FibreGlassDirect has an online tool which makes getting a price for your fibreglass roof materials easier than ever. Have a look at our step by step guide and get a price for your materials today!
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  4. Advice for Applying Fibreglass in Winter Months

    There are three main issues when fibreglassing outside during the winter months, cold weather, wet weather and shorter days. Fibreglass work is still possible. With the correct information and a little bit of planning, you can still get the job done.


    Apart from wrapping up and braving the elements, follow our simple checklist to get the most from your fibreglass materials.



    Our Top Tips for Fibreglass Work in Winter


    Always check the local weather forecast; having an app on your phone that you rely on for this

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  5. GRP Flat Roofing Advantages

    GRP Flat Roofing

    You can Order GRP and Fibreglass Flat Roofing Supplies Online Today!

    GRP or Fibreglass roofing is one of the best, reliable ways to weatherproof flat, pitched or barrel-vaulted roofs.

    Its low-maintenance and quality materials make it one of the most cost-effective roofing methods available.

    What does a GRP flat roof involve?

    Materials required to fibreglass a flat roof include;

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  6. Installing a GRP Fibreglass Roof

    What is GRP / Fibreglass?

    Glass Reinforced Plastic, also known as GRP, is a strong, lightweight, corrosion and temperature resistant material. It is easily moulded for complex shapes and structures.  It can be also extremely cost effective compared to traditional building materials.

    GRP consists of thermosetting resins and glass fibres which when bonded together result in a solid fibreglass material.

    GRP has been used in the UK and Ireland since the 1940’s. Its primary stronghold began in the marine industry for boat building. Once its high strength, versatility and appearance properties were recognised it was soon in demand across a variety of industries including automotive, construction, water tank building and flat roofing.

    FibreGlassDirect offer a comprehensive Flat Roofing Materials Calculator

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  7. Fibreglass for a Garage Roof

    You can Order a Fibreglass Roofing Kit Online Today!

    Fibreglass is a material widely used throughout the UK and Ireland as a convenient way to build flat roof garage extensions.

    Why choose fibreglass for a garage roof?

    Often recommended for its non-corroding properties, fibreglass is an inert material which makes it perfect for the unpredictable climate that the UK and Ireland often experience. Fibreglass will last through hail, rain, sunshine and snow. Applying materials correctly will ensure the roof will last in excess of 20 years. If in doubt of how to apply fibreglass roofing materials, our installation

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  8. Flat Roof Systems Compared

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    Flat Roof Systems Compared

    Author: Karen Connolly
    Categories: Fibreglass Roofing
    GRP Roof Repair

    There are many varied flat roof systems available on the market. In this

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  9. When to repair a roof

    So when is the best time to repair a roof? The best time to repair a roof is down to each individual job and the level of skill of the person who is undertaking it. For best results each job should be planned ahead to avoid making any rash decisions.

    You can Order Fibreglass Roofing Supplies Online Today!

    Peak roofing season

    The best time of year to repair a roof, for both DIY and professional alike, is of course Summer. This time of year gives dependable working weather conditions and makes the day predictable. It is possible to undertake roofing or repairs during Spring, Summer and even Winter months.

    Professional roofers can apply repairs to a roof all year. They can even apply a whole new flat roof no matter the season. However, fibreglass/GRP roofing systems are easy to

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  10. Fibreglass Flat Roofing Tips and Tutorials

    You can Order a Fibreglass Roofing Kit Online Today!

    FibreGlassDirect has supplied quality fibreglass roofing materials throughout the UK and Ireland since 1994. We have a wide variety of premium roofing kits, low-cost roofing kits, roofing

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