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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top 10 Rubber Roofing FAQS

What is rubber roofing, and why is it popular among DIYers? Rubber roofing, also known as EPDM roofing, is a type of roofing material made from synthetic rubber compounds.

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Love is in the Air: Your Feedback on Fibreglass Roofing and Rubber Roofing Kits

As February unfolds and love fills the air, we find ourselves reflecting on the warmth and support we receive from our customers. In this season of gratitude, we want to explore the significance of feedback and reviews for our family-run business. We specialise in fibreglass and rubber roofing kits, that are ready to go.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Roofing Kit for Your Home

In the realm of home improvement, selecting the right roofing kit is a decision of paramount importance. The impact of weather conditions, especially with the recent bouts of heavy rainfall and flooding in the UK, underscores the necessity for resilient roofing solutions.

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Fibreglass Roofing Kits in the Sale ..again.

Hey there, roofing enthusiasts and DIY’ers! We’d like to shed some light on a question we often get: “Why have a sale when you’re doing well?” Well, we’re Roofing Kits Direct (RKD), a proud family-run business hailing from the UK, and we’re here to give you a glimpse into our world of ethics, strong customer bonds, some of our favourite product ranges and fibreglass roofing kits.

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Preparing Your Flat Roof for Winter: A Practical Guide

Winter is fast approaching (believe it or not) , and as the temperature drops, it’s essential to make sure your flat roof is ready to withstand the challenges that the season brings.

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From Traditional to Modern: Exploring Flat Roofing Methods in the UK

In the ever-evolving world of construction and home improvement, roofing methods have come a long way from the traditional materials and techniques. Flat roofs have been a popular choice in the UK for centuries due to their architectural advantages and space-saving benefits. Over time, advancements in technology and materials have given rise to modern flat roofing methods, such as fiberglass and rubber roofing. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the transition from traditional to modern flat roofing techniques and explore the benefits they bring to the table.

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Can a Flat Roof be Repaired?

Many residential, commercial, or industrial buildings have flat roofs installed. For instance, construction companies often install EPDM roofing (cost-effective and resilient) and GRP roofing (lightweight and long-lasting).

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