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Isn't It Time You Gave Your Shed Roof Some TLC?

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

garden shed roof repair needed

Whether you want to repair your shed’s roof covering after a storm or simply make it look better, we have an option for you.

From rubber to bitumen, we can supply it all - but what are the differences? There are many varieties of shed roof covering, all with their own advantages and disadvantages. Some are suitable for competent DIYers while others might require the skills of a roofer.

Read on to find out which shed roofing option is best for you and your shed.

1. Shed Roof Felt

Cheap, cheerful & an easy DIY project

Felt is the classic inexpensive roofing material for sheds. It’s perfect for smaller budgets and the average DIYer. It's so easy to re-felt your shed roof: simply lay the felt on your shed roof and nail it down. That's it!

Where do you go to buy affordable roof felt? If you're in the Folkestone area, why not visit our roofing supplies shop where you can find roof felt from specialist brand Chestershed, or you can buy it online here at Roofinglines

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Video by Fixmyroof

2. Roof Shingles

Wide choice of colours and designs

Like roofing felt, bitumen shingles are a low cost, but very reliable type of shed roof covering that can be easily installed on a shed with simply a hammer, knife and some nails. If you are looking to design or makeover your shed roof with a more colourful and less traditional look, roof shingles are available in several patterns and colours.

To find out more about the benefits and possibilities of roof shingles, visit our blog 'Why You Should Consider Roof Shingles'.

We currently have IKO Armourglass square butt shingles in red and green available for a discounted price in our clearance sale.


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3. Rubber (EPDM) Roofing

Easy to install with a fantastic finish

One piece of pre-cut rubber membrane, a bit of adhesive and a few trims are all you need to receive a lifetime warranty for your shed roof. This simple method involves rolling out the rubber, gluing it down, covering the corners and screwing in your trims. And that’s it!

EPDM is one of the quickest and easiest shed roof coverings to install with all the benefits of more commonly used products.


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4. Corrugated Roof Sheets

Easy to fit, low maintenance option

corrugated shed roofing

Corrugated roof sheets with a bitumen base are lightweight and very durable.

This very economical roof covering generally has a 15+ year guarantee when fitted to manufacturer’s instructions. Roof sheets are a flexible roof covering ideal for DIY projects, however they do require the purchase of particular fixings rather than just being able to nail down.

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Of course, if you still can't decide upon a roof cover for your garden shed, talk to our team of experts who will help you make a choice that best suits you. Email us at or speak to the team on 01303 883113.