• Roofer Training 2019
    Roofer Training – Why it is important Roofer Training – Why it is important

    Roofer Training – Why it is important

Roofer Training – Why it is important

This article looks at the importance of roofer training and why architects and clients should ensure that the roofing installers that work on their project are properly trained and certified to install roofing systems.

 

Reliable, Experienced Roofing Contractors

Flat roofs are […]

  • SPRA Conference and Awards Live Blog
    Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

    Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

Single Ply Roofing Association 2019 Conference and Awards

We are delighted that once again SIG Design and Technology will be sponsoring a live blog of this year’s SPRA conference and awards. The live blog is a gift from SIGD&T to SPRA by Trading Director and […]

  • Mental Health in Construction - Suicide Risk
    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

    Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental Health in Construction: Resources and Helplines

Mental health is a huge issue in construction. Here we publish some useful resources for individuals and organisations in the construction industry who need support or want to do something to help improve the awful statistics.

Construction is also a highly […]

  • tree house roof waterproofing
    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

    Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

Treehouse Roof Waterproofing: Luxury, Longevity and Sustainability

We’ve published a new case study about waterproofing the Tree House on the Lake, a luxury lodge on the Clowance Estate near St Ives in Cornwall.

The two-bedroom, 70m2 forest retreat was built by Blue Forest, […]

  • Flat Roof Survey Core Sample
    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

    Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

Intrusive Flat Roof Surveys – Why you need one and what is involved

In this article we look at intrusive surveys, what they are and why you should consider having one on your flat roof, using the recent survey of a court building as an example.

 

If you or your client are at […]

  • #IanClimbsKMJ Ant Middleton endorses the flag
    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

    #IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

#IanClimbsKMJ Update: Flags, Celebs and More

Remember back in November we told you about our specification manager Ian Dryden’s initiative to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? We’re back with an update on his […]

  • Premier Inn St Helier Jersey: Credit Jersey Evening Post
    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

    The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

The Challenge of Multi-Material Roof Design

Designing roofing with multiple materials is very satisfying but it can be a challenge in terms of risk. This article looks at what you can do to execute your design vision with honesty to materials and still achieve a […]

  • Roofing Awards 2019 Finalist
    Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

    Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

Iconic Listed Gilbert Scott Church shortlisted in #Roofingawards19 – Vote For it to receive the Industry Choice Award #RA19YouDecide

This year everyone once again gets a chance to vote for their favourite project in the 2019 Roofing Awards, an industry-wide event that recognises and rewards outstanding standards of workmanship and safety within the UK roofing industry.

We’re delighted that […]

  • House fire by Adam Belles (creative commons)
    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

    Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

Flat Roof Fire Performance: What architects need to know

At the start of the year a fire broke out on the roof terrace of the new Ivy Restaurant in Manchester. You’ll see many photographs and videos of the fire available on social media, as the restaurant is surrounded […]

  • select natural slate - siga product finder
    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

    Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

Helping the industry to Select Natural Slate

SIGA Natural Slate, one of the largest suppliers of natural slate in the world, has launched a new website with a unique Product Finder feature which helps select the right slate options for any project in the UK.

The ambition […]