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Using Copper for roofing & cladding in the UK

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Copper offers a character and durability that no other metal roof can match. Its appearance can complement any style of building, from the traditional to the modern. Its warmth and beauty make it a preferred material for many architects.

The use of copper is based upon traditional practices proven over many years. There are numerous examples of copper roofs which have been in place one or more centuries. Copper's resistance to the elements ranks among the highest of modern roofing materials.

Copper changes its colour from a natural salmon colour to a progression of russet browns, greys and finally a blue-green patina after 15-30 years depending on location. It is possible to speed up the ageing process by using prepatinated materials such as Tecu copper or Nordic green copper which we supply and install.