There are literally thousands of Sheds and Garages up and down the UK
with roofs of asbestos cement.

Many of these,  built in the 1950’s and 60’s and are now beginning to leak

In the ‘Good Old Days,’ the policy was to scrape of the moss off of the sheets
and coat the roof with a bitumen treatment.

Scraping the moss off is frowned upon these days because of the risks of
disturbing asbestos fibres that may be released from the sheet

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Typical Asbestos Garage Roof

So, what is the best solution?

One idea is to overlay the roof with Insulation and Steel Sheets

First you must fit the spacer bars

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Then, if you wish, you can add Insulation.

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Here we have added a glass fibre quilt

Then you fit the roof sheets

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Then, when the sheeting is done, you must attend to the edge details

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And the roof is then finished

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