AI Issue 4 2017

16 Acquisition International - April 2017 Mick Ellis of Ellis Roofing and ASBESTOSAFE ® tells us more about the firm and its innovative product in the wake of winning a 2017 Business Elite Award from the UK. ased in Rickmansworth, Ellis Roofing has been specialising in all types of roofing within Watford for more than 40 years. Run by Mick Ellis, the firm provides a truly professional and reliable service with a smile, which has not only been noted by its customers that number in the hundreds, but also by fellow competitors. Not only is the firm a renowned roofing company within Watford, but it also provides a roofing service wherein quality and experience are second-to- none. Whether it be a roof installation or roofing repairs, Mick and his team are able to provide a stand-out to allow clients the best possible outcome for their roofs, for complete peace of mind. The firm uses the latest scientific techniques and technologies to bring the best solution for customers’ roofing needs. Ellis Roofing is an environmentally friendly and dependable roofing company, where the customer is the number one priority. Mick provides a steadfast and highly skilled, professional roofing team who assess and install a roof with great efficiency and care. The experience and quality of Ellis’ roofers precedes the company’s reputation. “We always endeavour for perfection in every job we do,” explains Mick. “Our workmen relentlessly strive to uphold not only maintaining and honing in on the skills of installing a roof or making repairs, but also to that of customer service - after all, you are the priority!” In conjunction with Ellis Roofing, Mick launched a sister company called ASBESTOSAFE ® and the firm is currently the only supplier of this product in the UK. ASBESTOSAFE ® is a system for encapsulating/ overlaying/waterproofing existing asbestos/ cement corrugated profiled roofing sheets. Most profiles can be overlaid and the standard profiles (6 & 3) are readily available, other profiles are subject to manufacture, most at no extra cost. ASBESTOSAFE ® provide a full service to all of Company: ASBESTOSAFE ® Name: Mick Ellis Email: Web: Address: Greystone Works, Croxley Green Rickmansworth WD3 3AN, UK Phone: +44 (0)800 056 3453 Future Proofing your Roofing B 1704AI15 mainland UK and has, to date, installed the length and breadth of the country, as far as Aberdeen, Scotland and Bude in Cornwall. Mick tells us a little more about the product and how it is installed. “The average top side thickness of ASBESTOSAFE ® is 35mm/1¾ inch which provides stability and strengthandasarule,cutsout theneed furthercostly reinforcement inside. Once an ASBESTOSAFE ® system has been applied; the top surface of the asbestos roof becomes completely encased and rendered safe and stronger. The finished flat insulated surface of the ASBESTOSAFE ® system is then waterproofed with a high performance felt roofing system. The colour of the finished surface is a charcoal grey mineralised slate. There is a choice of 10 or 20 year fully-guaranteed systems.” Clients for the ASBESTOSAFE ® product tend to be 55-years old and over, normally of early retirement, as Mick states that this is when they become fully aware of ‘that’ garage with the dilapidated asbestos corrugated roof and tarpaulin-covered interior and basically seek help as well as advice as to the future of their roof. “More than 90% of our clients come to ASBESTOSAFE ® because of search engines where we are high up on the rankings, especially Google. All of the enquiries received are not only replied to in the same day, but most will be sent our standard reply that requests certain information in order to further their enquiry, from their first enquiry to ASBESTOSAFE ® providing two firm quotations, (subject to the client providing the required information), is within one working week, all of which can be carried out over the internet with no expensive site visits. ASBESTOSAFE ® is not only unique, it is the only system available throughout the UK of its kind and as already stated not only strives to provide a reliable, upgradable, credible, affordable solution to this world-wide problem of asbestos corrugated roofing but here at ASBESTOSAFE ® the motto is ‘Re-use not land fill abuse’.” The success of the ASBESTOSAFE ® brand and product is down to many factors, first and foremost its reliability, promptness, honesty, uniqueness, communication, cost and the fact it does what it says on the can. “We always endeavour for perfection in every job we do.”