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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 info@cladco.co.uk or call the office on 01837 659901

 

General Information
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 info@cladco.co.uk. Please note we are not certified architects, and any information, measurements or advice given must be checked with ...
Why are Roofing Sheets corrugated?
Roofing Sheets are available in four profiles, Box Profile 32, Box Profile 34, Tileform and Corrugated. Corrugated sheeting is one of the more traditional style roofing sheets and can be used on anything from agricultural buildings to contemporary modern...
How are Roofing Sheets made?
Cladco Profiles manufactures all roofing sheets from a steel coil in the chosen colour and coating. These coils of steel are transferred to our rolling machines and the profile and length of your choice are manufactured to the requirement. You can see...
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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 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. 
Do you paint to specific RAL codes?
All Cladco Profiles are painted to BS numbers, these can be found listed below the colour swatches here: 
How wide are the sheets
Cladco Roofing sheets each have a coverage of a one metre run, when lapped.
How much will one Roof Sheet cover?
The cover of a sheet varies between prodiles, Box Profile Roof Sheets will give one meter cover when lapped. Corrugated Roof Sheets will give 990mm cover when lapped.
How much are your Steel Sheets?
Cladco Roofing Sheets are available in a variety of thickness and finishes, please see our website here or please contact our sales team: 01837 659901 for prices and further information. 
Can Roofing Sheets be used as side cladding?
Roofing Sheets can be used as side cladding, we advise a 0.5mm thickness for side cladding. 
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Maintenance and Aftercare
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
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.
Can I use Rooflights with my Roofing Sheets?
Cladco Roof Lights are a great way to ensure natural daylight enters your building. Cladco Roof lights are made with glass-reinforced plastic. Cladco roof lights are available in box profile or corrugated profiles. For more information about Roof Lights...
What fixings will I need?
Depending on your joists and sheet profile, the screws required will be different. You can find all the installation information you need for your roofing project here:For further information, please contact our office on 01837 659901
How do I install Box Profile 32/1000 roofing sheets?
Installing Cladco Box Profile 32/1000 Roofing Sheets may seem daunting at first, but Cladco sheets are easy to install. Please see our easy to follow installation guide here. Please follow health and safety regulations.
How do I install Box Profile 34/1000 Roofing Sheets?
Cladco Box Profile 34/1000 can be easily and quickly installed using the handy installation guide found here.
How do I install Corrugated Roofing Sheets?
Installing Cladco Corrugated Roof Sheets can seem a daunting and laborious process, we have simplified the installation process in this easy-to-follow and handy installation guide which can be found here. 
How do I install TileForm Roofing Sheets?
Tileform Roofing Sheets are simple, easy to install and can be done by following the simple to use installation guide here.
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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 info@cladco.co.uk or 01837 659901
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