• Flat Roof Problems Faulty Buildup
    Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up! Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

    Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

Failed Flat Roofs – Don’t Split the Build Up!

Three problem projects of a similar nature have come into the office in the last 3 weeks. They are all domestic projects, they are all single ply roofing membrane, and they were all reported to have been leaking due […]

  • NFRC Roofing Awards Lymington Flat Roof Membrane Ltd
    Flat Roofing Membranes Ltd Finalist in NFRC Roofing Awards with Rhepanol [Video] Flat Roofing Membranes Ltd Finalist in NFRC Roofing Awards with Rhepanol [Video]

    Flat Roofing Membranes Ltd Finalist in NFRC Roofing Awards with Rhepanol [Video]

Flat Roofing Membranes Ltd Finalist in NFRC Roofing Awards with Rhepanol [Video]

We’re delighted to hear that DATAC accredited contractor and Rhepanol Ambassador Flat Roofing Membranes Ltd (FRM) has been named as a finalist in the 2017 NFRC Roofing Awards for their project Lymington Shores.

Lymington Shores, Hampshire is a high-end […]

  • Primary School Re-Roofing Layfield
    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

    Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

Primary School Re-Roofing – a lesson learned

We recently reported on the RIBA Journal interview of the business manager at Layfield Primary School in Yarm, which was having ongoing problems with leaking roofs on its new Foundation Stage and Children’s Centre building.

The interview has now been […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

In this last in the series investigating our checklist for flat roof specification we look at the four main buildability factors that address the commissioning and installation of the flat roof on your building.

In previous posts, we looked firstly […]

  • RIBAJ SIG Roof Lines April 2017
    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal April 2017 SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal April 2017

    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal April 2017

SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal April 2017

This week the April issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our tenth technical guide: SIG Roof Lines.

This issue features the complex roofing challenge at Birmingham New Street Station, a salutary tale about Flat Roofs on Schools and an […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

In this post, we’re covering the final two design factors on our checklist for flat roof specification: flat roof interfaces and cost. These factors round up the design stage of the checklist and we can then move on to […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

We’re well into our checklist of questions to ask when you’re choosing and designing the right flat roof system. Whilst the preliminary questions on client requirements, aesthetics and structure set the broad parameters, the questions we are now going […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Last time we introduced our Flat Roof Specifier Checklist and looked at the requirements your client might have. This week we begin talking about the design factors, starting with Aesthetic requirements and Roof Structure.

Would you like a copy of […]

  • Flat Roof Aesthetics and Structure
    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 1: Employers Requirements

Choosing the right flat roof system can be a challenge, but ask the right questions and you’re half way there.

At our seminar in November we launched a new tool for architects – a Flat Roof Specifier Checklist. Our checklist […]

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    Quality in Flat Roofing – What’s the Question? Quality in Flat Roofing – What’s the Question?

    Quality in Flat Roofing – What’s the Question?

Quality in Flat Roofing – What’s the Question?

Architectural Author and Editor Ruth Slavid who chaired our #PerfectRoof seminar on flat roof design in November writes about the day.

How do you ensure that your flat roof doesn’t leak? The audience at the latest SIG roofing […]