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FAQ & Advice

Are you looking to order steel roofing sheets but not sure where to start? This helpful section will have the answers to all common roofing questions such as how to measure your roof? How long will delivery of my roofing sheets take? And many more useful answers to queries.

This FAQ page will have information regarding box profile, tile form, corrugated and flashings, from how to order to features and accessories help.

Ordering your Cladco roofing has never been simpler with our online roofing calculator and online easy to follow installation guides.

Cladco Roofing’s frequently asked question categories below have explanations to a range of questions from roofing samples, installation guide, maintaining your roofing sheets and more. If your questions are not below please do get in touch with the team via email at [email protected] or call the office on 01837 659901

 

General Information
How do I work out how many roofing sheets I need?
The Cladco Roofing Calculator is designed to calculate how many Roofing Sheets, Screws and Flashings your project may need, and will provide you with a quote. See the Calculator here.
Do you have coloured screws available for Roofing Sheets?
No, Cladco does not offer coloured screws to match the Roofing Sheets, however, Cladco does offer Colour Caps. The Colour Caps match the Roofing Sheets to ensure your Roofing project has a seamless and polished finished appearance. Simply place the ...
Where are you based?
Cladco Profiles is based in Okehampton, Devon. You can find directions to our premises here. 
What's the maximum sheet length?
Cladco Profiles are equipped to handle any sized orders. Simply contact our sales team for quotes and further information Cladco Profiles have a range of roofing profiles on offer, each of these has different maximum specifications they can be manufactured...
Do I need Z Purlins and What is a Z Purlin?
Z Purlins are often placed as a supporting structure between roofing sheets or vertical cladding for added strength, support, and flexibility. compared to other materials used for the same purpose. Different variations, sizes and lengths may be needed...
How do I Measure my roof?
Our easy to use online Cladco Roofing Calculator will show you the shape of the roof and which elements to measure, this will then guide you through the steps to order. Alternatively please call our sales team for further assistance.
What's your warranty on Roofing Sheets?
For warranty queries on Roofing Sheets please speak to one of our advisors for further information on 01837 659901. The lifespan of the sheeting coating can be found here. 
Where can I buy Steel Roofing Sheets?
We are based in Okehampton, Devon, and have been the UK's Leading Manufacturer and Supplier of steel roofing sheets since 1972. You can purchase sheets via the website, or by calling the sales team on 01837 659901 
Can I be notified when the stock levels change?
For information regarding stock please contact our sales team on 01837 659901. If an item is out of stock on the website, please enter your email into the out of stock box on the page to be notified when the item returns. 
If I send a picture of my roof plan, would you be able to help me figure out how much roofing I need?
For all queries regarding your roofing, please contact our sales team on 01837 659901 or email the information to [email protected] Please note we are not certified architects, and any information, measurements or advice given must be checked with ...
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Delivery Information
Do you deliver?
We offer a UK delivery service on all of our products, larger items are sent with our own fleet of lorries and smaller items with Royal Mail or Parcelforce. Please see delivery information here. 
Do you deliver outside the UK?
All items are delivered to UK Mainland only, please see our delivery information here. 
What are the delivery lead times?
For Roofing Sheets, the current lead time is 2-3 weeks. For sample swatches and smaller packages these can be delivered with Parcelforce and take between 3-5 working days. For prices and more information on delivery please see here
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Product Information
What is Dripstop?
Dripstop is an anti-condensation felt membrane, applied to the reverse of your roofing sheet during the manufacturing process of Cladco 32/1000 Box Profile, 34/1000 Box Profile or Corrugated Roofing Sheets. The Dripstop is designed to prevent condensation...
Do Roofing Sheets provide efficient roof drainage?
Roofing Sheets generally provide better drainage than individual tiles due to their smoother surfaces. Cladco Roofing Sheets, when installed correctly, encourage water run-offs thanks to the corrugations and rivets found in the profiles. See our installation...
Are Cladco Roofing Sheets corrosion-resistant?
Yes, Cladco Roofing Sheets are manufactured using Stainless Steel, which has a corrosion-resistant component to ensure a high-quality, long-lasting product. Find out more about Cladco Roofing Sheets and their properties here.
What are Insulated Panels?
Insulated panels are a thickness of insulation (to your choosing) covered with a steel sheet which is securely attached before installation. Having steel sheeting with insulation already secured to the underside can speed up installation and potentially...
What coatings do you have available for Cladco Roofing Sheets?
Cladco Box Profile and Corrugated Roofing Sheets are available in a range of coatings, including PVC, Polyester Paint Coated, Galvanised and Prelaq Mica.   Cladco Tileform Roofing Sheets are available in Prelaq Mica coating only. If you would ...
What is a foam filler? What does a foam filler do?
Cladco Foam fillers come in matching profiles to the Cladco Roofing Sheets, foam fillers are designed to be fitted between the sheets or flashings to prevent vermin and debris from entering the building. 
What's the best coating for living by the sea for my Roof Sheets?
Due to the corrosive effect found in the salt in the sea air, no product will have the same lifetime as one not subjected to these conditions. However, we offer a range of coatings for steel roofing sheets. For further questions please contact our sales...
What's the best roof coating?
We offer a range of coatings for your roofing project. To read all the benefits of the coatings available, please see here. 
Do you offer free samples?
We offer free sample codes on our social media feeds from time to time. Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to keep up to date with current codes and inspirations.
What's the most popular Roofing Sheet?
We offer a range of four profiles, of those four, Cladco Box Profile 32/1000 sheet is the most versatile and popular of the sheets. See all roofing profiles here. 
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Maintenance and Aftercare
How can you prevent condensation build up when using Steel Roofing Sheets on your build?
Cladco provides a Dripstop membrane option which can be added to Cladco Corrugated, Box Profile 34/100 and Box Profile 32/1000 during manufacture. Dripstop is applied to the reverse of your Roofing Sheet as a self-adhesive felt membrane to help prevent...
Are Cladco Roofing Sheets corrosion-resistant?
Yes, Cladco Roofing Sheets are manufactured using Stainless Steel, which has a corrosion-resistant component to ensure a high-quality, long-lasting product. Find out more about Cladco Roofing Sheets and their properties here.
Do I need to look after and maintain my Cladco Roofing Sheets after installation?
To ensure your Cladco Roofing Sheets will last for many years. It is recommended to check your Roofing Sheets regularly and clear away any leaves or debris, and clean any marks or scratches (most marks should be able to be cleaned using soap and water...
How do I maintain my Roofing Sheets?
Ensure that your roofing sheet is kept clear of debris. For more information about maintaining your roof see here. 
Will aluminium Balustrades scratch or rust?
Aluminium Balustrades are less likely to scratch or rust. Aluminium is a durable and highly resistant material which will not corrode or rust over time. The perfect material for outdoor installations. Should any damage occur to the material, this may...
Balustrades made with powder coated material, do they rust?
The powder coating on aluminium balustrades is a thick, dense finish, providing the balustrade with a durable long-lasting finish. With a number of benefits: 1. The thick coating protects the material from scratching, fading and rusting. 2. The coating...
How to paint Powder Coated Aluminium Balustrade System.
1. Clean the Substrate - Remove any grease or dirt which could inhibit the subsequent coating from attaching. Ensure all dirt particles are removed. This can be done either by hand with a sponge and soap, or if the surface has a lot of dirt, pressure...
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Installation
Can Cladco Roofing Sheets be used for Side Cladding?
Yes, Cladco Roofing Sheets have been used in many customer projects as Side Cladding. See this project for inspiration, this project also uses Cladco Roofing sheets as Side Cladding. For further information contact our sales team on 01837 659901 
How much should Roofing Sheets overlap?
When installing Cladco Roofing Sheets, they must overlap by a minimum of one Profile or Corrugation, find out more in our installation guide here.
When installing Cladco Roofing Sheets, what part of the Steel Sheeting should you insert the fixing screws into?
Screws are inserted at different spaces depending on what Sheet is being installed.   Cladco Corrugated Roofing Sheets require the screws to be inserted into the crest of the corrugations. Cladco Box Profile and Tileform Roofing Sheets require...
What is the minimum pitch when installing Roofing Sheets?
The minimum pitch required for a single pitch roof differs depending on what Profile Roofing Sheet is being installed.   Box Profile Roofing Sheet - 4-5° minimum pitch Corrugated Roofing Sheet - 10° minimum pitch Tileform Roofing Sheet - 12° minimum...
Are Cladco Tileform Roofing Sheets easier to install than traditional clay tiles?
Cladco Tileform Roofing Sheets can be easier and quicker to install compared to individual clay tiles. Find out more about Cladco Tileform Roofing Sheets here.
What are Self-Tapping Screws and do I need them for my Roofing installation?
Self-Tapping Screws are used when installing your Cladco Roofing Sheets. Self-Tapping Screws have a drill bit style end, meaning the Screws do not need to be predrilled and can efficiently attach two materials with relative ease. See our installation...
What's the minimum sheet length?
Cladco Profiles are equipped to handle any sized orders. While we don't have a minimum order amount, we do have minimum sheet lengths. The minimum length is 600mm for all roofing sheets except Tileform roofing sheets which are 800mm minimum.
What's the maximum sheeting order?
Cladco Profiles will strive to fulfil any order, no matter the amount. Either place the order online or, simply call the Sales team on 01837 659901 for stock availability, quotes and orders.
What is the minimum order amount?
There is no minimum order value on our products, we are able to take smaller or larger orders either through the website or via telphone 01837 659901. 
How do I install Cladco Roofing Sheets?
Please see our installation guides here for our variety of roofing sheets.
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Prices
Do you offer any discounts?
Roofing Sheets are offered at a competitive price, for larger orders we can look at potential discounts.For further information please contact our sales team on [email protected] or 01837 659901
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