• replacing a cathedral roof - mastic asphalt at Westminster Cathedral
    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

    Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

Replacing a Cathedral Roof – Mastic Asphalt at Westminster

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would have utilised naturally occurring asphalt deposits dug up from an overseas lake. These days, things are done a little differently. Instead, IKO’s Permaphalt – a polymer modified mastic asphalt [...]

  • Mastic Asphalt Roofing Thiepval Memorial
    When to Use Mastic Asphalt When to Use Mastic Asphalt

    When to Use Mastic Asphalt

When to Use Mastic Asphalt

Following our introduction to the topic of Mastic Asphalt last week, today we’re writing about when you might come across mastic asphalt and which types of roofing and other projects it should be considered for. We’ll also look at some [...]

  • Mastic Asphalt Infographic
    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

    Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

Mastic Asphalt – an Introduction

In this post we introduce mastic asphalt, a centuries old roofing material that is still in use today in both traditional and more modern forms. In the next post we’ll introduce some build-ups and describe some applications for the product.  

What is [...]

  • Westminster Cathedral
    Sustainability in Flat Roofing Sustainability in Flat Roofing

    Sustainability in Flat Roofing

Sustainability in Flat Roofing

From concept design to installation and eventual recycling, flat roofs provide a wide range of environmental benefits for building projects. SIG Design & Technology offers an independent choice of systems for flat, green, and hard metal roofs for all types [...]

  • 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 waterfront [...]

  • 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 introduction [...]

  • Top Five Most Popular Flat Roof Blog Posts
    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2016

Last week we kicked off our top ten roofing design blog posts with numbers ten to six. Here are the top five most read roofing design blog posts this year – is [...]

  • flat roof overlay
    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

    When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

When to use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay

This week Frank Williamson, Technical Manager at our product partner IKO Polymeric, asks whether you can use single ply membranes for a flat roof overlay, and what you should consider when [...]

  • Westminster Cathedral Roof - Aerial View
    Act of faith Act of faith

    Act of faith

Act of faith

When Westminster Cathedral’s roof was first asphalted back in 1903, it would [...]

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  • SIG Roof Lines June 2016
    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016 SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

    SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

SIG Roof Lines: The RIBA Journal June 2016

This week the June 2016 issue of RIBA Journal is published, complete with our eighth technical guide: SIG Roof Lines. SIG Design & Technology partner with the RIBA Journal to help supply architects with impartial, useful advice on designing flat, green and metal [...]