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    The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

    The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

The Effects of Wind Uplift on Roofs

The video below was posted on Linkedin recently, by a technician for roofing contractor in the US. What we are seeing here is a fairly extreme case of wind up lift on a flat roof, which will cause significant […]

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    Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

    Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

Flat Roof Insulation – The biggest cost

We spoke to Christa Coe, Specification Manager at SIG Design and Technology, about insulation, why it is important, and some things to remember.

When you’re designing a flat roof, cost is often a major […]

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    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017 Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

    Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

Our Top Ten Roofing Design Blog Posts of 2017

It’s December, you’ve already eaten all the advent calendar chocolates, and as per tradition, we’re counting down the top ten blog posts.

So which are the most popular posts we’ve written on our roofing design blogs this year? For the first time […]

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    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

    New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

New CPD Seminar Launched: Roof Refurbishment

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our new CPD Seminar entitled ‘Roof Refurbishment: Choosing the Best Solution’. The RIBA CPD Providers network have approved the seminar and we’re already taking enquiries to deliver […]

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    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

    School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

School Roof Refurbishment – Learn More

Back in June we reported on the launch of a new website for schools, fixmyschoolroof.com, which provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

We’re here to report […]

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    Safe2Torch – What Architects Need to Know Safe2Torch – What Architects Need to Know

    Safe2Torch – What Architects Need to Know

Safe2Torch – What Architects Need to Know

Safe2Torch is the new NFRC backed strategy to reduce the risk of roof fires. In this post, we set out what Safe2Torch is, what we are doing to implement the strategy and support the campaign, and what architects need […]

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    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

    Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

Flat Roof Upstand Best Practice

One of the most common questions our specification managers are asked is, ‘what should the upstand be on a flat roof?’. This question is frequently followed by, ‘what if I haven’t got 150mm?’. This article is about why upstands exist […]

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    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

    Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Single Ply Membranes: Two of our most popular blog posts are updated

Four years ago, we published two blog posts on single ply membranes which are two of the most popular pages on our entire website. They are so popular that we’ve decided to update them, and you can visit the […]

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    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

    New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

New Website for Schools with Leaking Roofs

SIG Design & Technology has launched a new website specifically for schools, called FixMySchoolRoof.com. The website provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

Leaking roofs have become […]

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    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 […]