• 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.

 

What […]

  • 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.  […]

  • Zinc Shingles Cliff House Spain Salobrena
    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.  […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Guarantees|0 Comments
  • Perfectroof-swag-2015
    #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 […]

  • 8 Steps to a #PerfectRoof SIG Design & Technology
    Live Blog: 8 Steps to the #PerfectRoof: RIBAJ Morning Seminar 2015 Live Blog: 8 Steps to the #PerfectRoof: RIBAJ Morning Seminar 2015

    Live Blog: 8 Steps to the #PerfectRoof: RIBAJ Morning Seminar 2015

Live Blog: 8 Steps to the #PerfectRoof: RIBAJ Morning Seminar 2015

Thursday 1st October 2015, 09.00 to 11.30am

This time next week we’re holding our second annual #PerfectRoof Seminar. You can still join us in person (BOOK HERE) but if you can’t why not join us online?
Follow along the […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|CPD|0 Comments
  • Flat Roof Installation Videos
    Rhepanol Single Ply Roofing Installation Videos Rhepanol Single Ply Roofing Installation Videos

    Rhepanol Single Ply Roofing Installation Videos

Rhepanol Single Ply Roofing Installation Videos

Our friends at FDT who manufacture Rhepanol single ply roofing membrane have produced a set of single ply roofing installation videos. These videos are an excellent introduction to how the product is installed and will give you a useful […]

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    Fixing Solar Panels to Flat Roofs – why we recommend an Engineered Solution Fixing Solar Panels to Flat Roofs – why we recommend an Engineered Solution

    Fixing Solar Panels to Flat Roofs – why we recommend an Engineered Solution

Fixing Solar Panels to Flat Roofs – why we recommend an Engineered Solution

When you specify a photovoltaic array for your flat roof, there is the option of either mechanically fixing the array, or alternatively using ballast to weigh them down without fixing into the structure.

In this article we will look at the options for […]

  • Re Roofing Single Ply Video
    Re Roofing in Action – Replacing a Supermarket Flat Roof in 3 minutes [Video] Re Roofing in Action – Replacing a Supermarket Flat Roof in 3 minutes [Video]

    Re Roofing in Action – Replacing a Supermarket Flat Roof in 3 minutes [Video]

Re Roofing in Action – Replacing a Supermarket Flat Roof in 3 minutes [Video]

Here’s a time lapse video recording of the replacement of the flat roof at Waitrose distribution centre in Aylesford, Kent.

The video shows how the 10,200m2 roof is completely stripped off and replaced in a fast-track 12-week contract period without […]