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RLW Roofing Company Profile
Based in Wythall, Birmingham, RWL Roofing is a leading company specialising in single-ply flat roofing systems. With over 15 years experience, the company has seen continued growth, whilst maintaining high levels of personal service. RLW Roofing provides specialist design and installation, which creates better building performance and significantly improves the aesthetics of any roof.
RLW Roofing is an approved contractor of Sarnafil roofing systems and provides domestic and commercial flat roofs, green roofs, roof lights, lanterns, domes and aluminium roofing products such as flashings, gutters, solar shading, rainwater systems and architectural features.
The company has installed systems within individual domestic properties as well as large scale projects for local authorities, medical facilities, factories and historic buildings. Working closely with the client from the initial planning stage, the company will oversee the project offering advice and guidance for design, costings, insulation specification, drainage and architectural features to ensure the roof is to exact specification.
Industry leading Sarnafil roofing systems are suitable for new build and refurbishment projects and include Adhered Systems which accommodate movement, Mechanically Fastened Systems that provide tensile strength, Loose Laid Ballasted Systems for dimensional stability and Bio-Diverse Green Roof Systems. The choice of which membrane and roofing system is dependent upon factors such as budget, design life, aesthetics, environmental considerations and the finished function of the roof.
Sarnafil roofing systems are manufactured to ISO 14001:2000, is A+ rated by the Green Guide to Specification and BBA certified for a 40 year life expectancy. The membranes are manufactured in Switzerland, have minimal impact upon the environment and are recyclable.
Installations are carried out by RLW Roofing assured installers who have received comprehensive training and assessment at the Sarnafil training centre in Norwich.
Commercial Flat Roofs
RWL Roofing, along with the superior range of Sarnafil products offers main contractors and other commercial clients a range of secure membrane systems and ancillary products that are appropriate for a particular application. Projects have included hospitals, retail outlets, commercial buildings, industrial buildings and manufacturing facilities.
Domestic Flat Roofs
Many domestic properties throughout the UK have discovered the benefits of Sarnafil roofing systems. The systems provide thermal efficiency, high performance insulation, an aesthetically pleasing finish and require virtually no maintenance. An appropriate roofing solution will be designed around an individual property and the surrounding environment. There is a wide range of colours, aesthetic profiles and complimentary edge trims available, and RWL can also simulate a traditional lead or copper appearance.
RWL Roofing can provide solutions for green roofing systems. Green roofs are increasing in popularity and offer many environmental benefits; they are visually attractive, low maintenance, extend roof life protecting against UV radiation and adverse weather conditions. In addition they provide improved rainwater management SUDS, provision of habitats for wildlife, improved building thermal performance, improved air quality by releasing oxygen and water vapour, reduced sound transmission, new leisure space and are lightweight, even when fully soaked. Sky-Garden roof systems are available in three options:
- Intensive: A high maintenance garden that imitates a ground level garden and provides an amenity area. The roof incorporates Geodrain, filter fleece, intensive soil, planting, paving and decking.
- Bio-Diverse: Requiring no maintenance, the bio-diverse roof garden consists of a biodrain base, filter fleece, bio-diverse soil and wildflowers and aggregate. The local aggregate colonises naturally and recreates a pre-existing ground ecosystem.
- Extensive: A low maintenance roof system which consists of a biodrain base filter fleece, sedum substrate and sedum blanket, which offers instant greenery and low growing plants. This system is suitable for pitched roofs of over 20 degrees and requires an additional sedum roof cell to prevent slippage.
Roof Lights and Lanterns
RLW Roofing has designed a range of roof lights and lanterns suitable for any flat roof. Roof lights create extra natural light and create a feeling of space. All glazed units are manufactured with high quality components such as toughened outer panes, supa low-E coated inner panes, thermal insulation and prefabricated aluminium T-section frames, powder coated in any RAL colour. Additional features which can be incorporated include Pilkington Self Clean Activ, and Blue Activ, Ritec coatings, Neutral Suncool systems and a wide range of tints and coloured glazing. Roof light options include:
- Fixed roof lights
- Walk-on roof lights
- Fire rated roof lights designed to individual specification in all shapes, sizes and integrities
- Shaped roof lights in virtually any shape
- Lantern pyramids bespoke designed to individual specification in modern and traditional styles, with pitches of 45 degrees
RLW Roofing has an extensive range of bespoke products for perimeter detailing. A well designed roof requires finishing with quality detailing in order to create superior aesthetics. The product range includes:
- Flashings and gutters up to 6m, mill finished with coated aluminium and steels
- Curved flashings up to 6m
- Architectural bullnoses, column cases, soffits, curved fascias
- Ventilation and solar shading
- Fascia, gutter and rainwater systems
The company prides itself on offering an extensive range of products which are manufactured by experienced and skilled fabricators. The specialist design team can create a functional and aesthetically pleasing roofing system that is designed in consultation with the client, property and surrounding environment in mind. The friendly and knowledgeable team is happy to discuss ideas and enquiries, whatever the scale and complexity of a project.
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