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

The Pros of Buying a Fibreglass Roofing Kit and How to Install It Yourself as a DIY Enthusiast

When it comes to roofing solutions, fibreglass roofing kits have steadily grown in popularity. These kits offer a range of benefits that make them an attractive choice for homeowners looking for a durable, cost-effective, and relatively simple roofing solution.

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Blog

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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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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Latest

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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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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Blog

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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Latest

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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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 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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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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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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Comprehensive Guide to Making a Rubber Repair to a Rubber Roof

Rubber roofs, particularly those made from EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), are highly durable and long-lasting. However, like any roofing material, they can suffer from damage due to weather conditions, punctures, or wear over time.

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Fibreglass Roofing

Frequently asked Fibreglass Roofing Questions

What are the distinctions between your various fibreglass roofing kit ranges?

We offer multiple fibreglass roofing kits, each catering to different needs:

– Trade Line: Good quality and budget-friendly design…

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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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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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How to's

A Basic Guide for the DIY Fibreglass Roof Installer

Fibreglass – GRP Flat Roofing – GRP stands for Glass Reinforced Polyester. Also known as Fibreglass. This is a visually attractive, reliable method to weather-proof flat, or pitched roofs.

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Rubber Roofing

How to cover your shed with new EPDM?

When replacing an old roof covering, carefully remove the timber or edging previously used to secure the edge of the old roof covering. If they are in good condition they can be re-used..

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