Leadwork of Stamford deal with all aspects of lead roofing
, ornamental leadwork and is also an independent
Anglia Water approved plumber. Lead is an excellent material for roof coverings,
to cover flat roofs, to line valley gutters and to cover a wide variety of connections
between slatework and masonry, chimneys etc.Fine quality leadwork also remains
highly prized for its ornamental and practical qualities
biggest problem with lead sheeting is that it expands and contracts according
to temperature. If movement joints are not provided which allow the lead to slide,
it will, inevitably suffer stress fractures. Much of the leadwork installed in
the past was provided with too few movement joints and, as a result, it tended
to fail relatively quickly. Properly designed, lead can last for a century or
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other key issue is workmanship. It is important to engage leadworkers who are
highly skilled in lead welding and bossing and they have a good understanding
of the rules of good leadwork design.
leadwork is one of the most common causes of Dry Rot in traditional buildings.
is a skilled craftsman who uses the best materials,coupled with an attention to
detail and a pride in his work, which results in a most impressive finished product.........................................
looking for a traditional leadwork plumber, the work has to speak for itself and
I have been fortunate to have found one of the best. I have known and happily
employed the services of Rutland Leadwork for the last three years in my capacity
as a Chartered Building Surveyor and when working on a Grade 1 listed building
it is essential to have someone who knows what they are doing..................