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    ‘Tis the season to check your gutters

    It may be a case of out of mind out of sight, or other home maintenance taking priorities, but now is a good time before winter hits to pay some attention to your guttering. Autumn leaves combined with grass that has already taken up home in your gutters can cause problems. The weight of soil … Continued

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    How to protect yourself from cowboys

    Cowboys need not apply! The DCM team has been concerned lately about reports doing the rounds of shoddy builders and roofing companies. To help protect our clients (and their friends and family) from cowboys, we have put together these handy hints. How to recognise a cowboy Qualifications. Check that your contractor is a Licenced Building … Continued

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    Say I do to outdoor rooms

    A wedding, a new outdoor room and a looming deadline. No problem. Getting married in the back yard seemed like a good idea. A small gathering of family and friends to witness my exchange of vows with Sonia? Lovely. Adding an extra 40 square meter outdoor room complete with skylights plus a designer pergola to accommodate guests … Continued

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    Reroof with Confidence

    A new roof can change your outlook The owners of this Avonhead bungalow decided to do away with hassles and put the cost of painting their roof towards a brand new roof. The DCM team replaced the concrete tile roof with a long-run COLORSTEEL roof, transforming this simple three bedroom bungalow, and increasing the value … Continued

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    Cheers to people & places looking up!

    A big shout out to the clients and suppliers who have supported DCM Roofing in 2018. We wish you and your family a great Christmas and safe and happy holidays! Holiday Hours Our last day in the office is Friday 21 December. We will be back to our usual hours on Monday 7 January. Contact … Continued

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    Why choose DCM for your roofing?

    With 20-years experience to our name, we are Canterbury’s favourite roofing company. Iain McPhail started the company with one thing in mind: to add value to his clients experience. He and his team take a professional approach to roofing and work with the client to get the best outcome. Not sure whether your spouting needs … Continued

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    Asbestos Roof Headaches?

    There are still plenty of older tile roofs around in Christchurch, and yes, some might contain asbestos. But it doesn’t need to be the headache you might think.   DCM Roofing Ltd are experienced in removing and disposing of asbestos roofs safely and professionally. Our staff can identify asbestos-containing materials, plus we have a qualified … Continued

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    Is your insulation adequate?

    The rules are changing – talk to DCM Roofing about upgrading your ceiling insulation. If you own a rental property, did you know you could soon be pinged for inadequate insulation? New regulations mean all rental properties will need ceiling and underfloor insulation from next July. Landlords who don’t comply could be pinged with a … Continued

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    We made it to 10 years, so we cooked up some sausages to celebrate!

    We had a great evening celebrating this huge milestone with our clients and friends. Sadly we didn’t have enough Blackball sausages to go around to invite everyone but we still want to thank you for your support over these years.

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    May your guttering sparkle (in May)

      Last month, we brought you the story of a much-neglected St Albans garage gutter that was growing its own ecosystem. Phew, we can bring you the good news – the DCM Roofing Ltd crew have been round and sorted the situation. Thomas and Tarquin removed the grass, moss, soil and other random organic things … Continued

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