To support this new website RKD have transposed some of our blog and news articles from our previous website.

We will be focusing ongoing to provide new and interesting insights to our company, products, offers, tips, and general market feedback to update our web users and be integrating these with our social platforms.

Fibreglass Roofing

Winter-Ready Fibreglass Flat Roofing Kits

As the temperature drops and winter sets in, it’s essential to ensure that your flat roof is equipped to withstand the harsh weather conditions. Roofing Kits Direct offers an innovative solution that goes beyond the traditional ‘winter-ready’ kits provided by the industry.

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The UK’s First Sustainable GRP Flat Roofing System.

RKD is fully aware of the Eco challenge the construction industry faces in becoming Net Carbon Zero by 2050.
In support of this goal we present a new more sustainable fibreglass option.

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How much will a new flat roof cost?

As a one-stop shop for all things flat roofing. Whether you are a tradesman or a DIYer, we’ve got everything you need to get your flat roof project off the ground and into the clouds.

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What is GRP Roofing?

GRP stands for Glass Reinforced Plastic, which can also be referred to as Fibreglass, Composite Plastic and FRP (Fibreglass-Reinforced Polymer)
GRP is a lightweight yet strong building material that resists corrosion and is extremely versatile.

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Fibreglass Roofing

Common Flat Roofing Mistakes

At RKD we believe we are truly on hand every step on the way when installing our products, this is evident when looking at our customer’s roofs. Although we supply full and comprehensive installation guides, we will always advise our customers…

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Roofing Kits Direct maintain a UK Wide Service

RKD profess UK wide service and delivery. So we thought it would be a good idea to show this visually – here’s a map showing the spread of our most recent kit deliveries

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Roofing Kits Direct: Preparing for a Festive Season

As we approach the joyous holiday season, we at Roofing Kits Direct are excited to celebrate with you. However, it’s essential to keep in mind that this time of year brings a surge in demand for courier services.

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4 Easy Winter Roof Maintenance Tips

It’s that time of year again, it rolls around quickly!

Your home will be one of the biggest investments of your lifetime so we have some top tips to help maintain your home

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Are flat roofs bad? – Flat Roof

What is a flat roof? A flat roof is a roof which is almost level in contrast to the many types of sloped roofs. The slope of a roof is properly known as its pitch and flat roofs have up to approximately 10°. Flat roofs are an ancient form mostly used in arid climates and allow the roof space to be used […]

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What is an outbuilding?

An outbuilding is a building that has been constructed in the garden of a property. They are most often used as storage buildings or garages, but they can also be used for other purposes such as offices, man caves, living spaces and much more. 

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EPDM Rubber Roof Install Text Only

The RKD selection of ClassicBond Kits and membranes offer a fully-adhered system that will adhere to wood, wood fibreboard and lightweight concrete.
DO NOT apply to polystyrene insulation.

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Rubber or Fibreglass Flat Roof

Equally ideal materials and here’s why: Flat roofing has gained immense popularity in the UK, thanks to its durability and cost-effectiveness. In this blog post, we will delve into the flat roofing industry in the UK, exploring statistics, lifespan, and the advantages of two popular flat roofing materials: rubber and fibreglass. Statistics on Flat Roofs […]

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An easy fibreglass flat roof repair.

Firstly you will need to cut the Fibreglass matting to the size of repair needed. We recommend you cut 50mm outside of the area that needs reinforcing, allowing overlap to the roof on each side of the matting. Lay the cut matt central on top of the area that needs repairing and mark 20mm over […]

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Is a fibreglass roof better than an EPDM roof?

Well here’s a question we get asked quite frequently. In frankness, it’s all in personal perception and the project you are envisaging. Both systems have first-class waterproofing qualities.

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Fibreglass Roofing

Fixing edge trims when installing a fibreglass roof.

RKD understand that fixing GRP trims is perhaps the first and most straightforward element of installing a fibreglass roof. This of course assumes that your decking, which is preferably 18mm OSB has been laid

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Fibreglass GRP roofing throughout winter.

With winter fast approaching RKD have again designed Fibreglass Roofing Kits and Supplies to enable our customers to continue fibreglass installation throughout the season.

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Our new Fire Retardant Kits and Topcoat

Hi, all despite some logistical delays RKD are pleased to inform customers that our new Platinum Fire Retardant Fibreglass Roofing kits and Roofing Topcoat will be released this week.

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