So, having decided to use metal for your new roof, the question arises as to how much you need. How on earth do you measure a roof to get an accurate figure?

It’s important that you get it right before you order your sheeting. If not, you may find that you under order and must pay for a second delivery. You may also not get the exact colour match on your second order. If you’re unsure, why don’t you get in touch with a Southport roofing company like Delamere and get them to help you.

So, how do we work this out?

If you know anyone who sews clothes you will be able to get some good tips from her! Every tailor has good advice – measure twice and cut once.

Laying out your roof design on a piece of graph paper is the same as a dressmaker laying out the pattern. Read more