• 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 […]

  • Interstitial Condensation: Core Sample of Cold roof showing failed deck and Unvented void
    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

    Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

Leaking Roof? Check it isn’t Interstitial Condensation

We’ve been talking to Ian Dryden, Business Development Manager at SIG Roofing, about an increasing concern he has for flat roofs built in the 1980s and early 1990s, and incorrectly refurbished roofs which appear to be leaking, but they […]

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    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

    Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

Re-Roofing a Building when in Use: Vue Cinema Doncaster

When this multi-screen cinema on the outskirts of Doncaster needed a section of its asphalt flat roof refurbished as part of extension and maintenance works, the owners needed the building to stay open to the public throughout the installation.  […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

 

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  • Flat Roofs on Modernist Houses - Grand Designs Edge Detail
    Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

    Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

Flat roofs on modernist houses: a Grand Design in West Sussex

 

The first project to kick off the 2015 season of Grand Designs was an enormous modern house inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s German Pavilion in Barcelona.  […]

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    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015 Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

    Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

Our Top Five Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2015

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 […]

  • Ross Finnie Roofing Guarantee
    Your Roofing Guarantee – some things for architects to consider Your Roofing Guarantee – some things for architects to consider

    Your Roofing Guarantee – some things for architects to consider

Your Roofing Guarantee – some things for architects to consider

Ross Finnie, sales director SIG Design and Technology, on what architects need to know about guarantees.

Roofing guarantees are designed to offer peace of mind in case things go wrong, but in reality getting the right cover can be a minefield.  […]

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    #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

    #PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

#PerfectRoof Seminar 2015 – Ideas and Resources

It’s a week since our seminar on 8 Steps to a Perfect Roof, hosted at the Building Centre by the RIBA Journal. We thought we’d look back at the highlights and share some additional resources with you. Towards the […]