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    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

    Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Flat Roof Penetrations: Best Practice

Penetrations are one of the greatest threats to the integrity and long-term performance of flat roofs.  So how do we ensure that they are absolutely necessary, correctly detailed and properly installed? Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical […]

  • Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply
    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

    Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Single Ply Flat Roof Drainage Best Practice

Central to the long-term performance of flat roofs are adequate falls and drainage. The former ensure that rainwater is moved to designated low points, while the latter should be of sufficient size and number to collect and […]

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    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – June 2018: Mansard Roof

Continuing our series of good practice in roofing, where we invite our field technicians to submit photographs they have taken of the projects they have inspected.

 

June Winner: Jamie Dunsmore, Mansard Roof

Our June Best Roofing Photo of the Month winner […]

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    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018 Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – May 2018

We ask our field technicians to share with us their photographs of best practice and interesting roofing projects as they travel around the UK inspecting sites worked on by our DATAC accredited contractors. However, this time we wanted to bring you […]

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    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

    Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

Flat Roof School Extension with PV and Plant

We’ve published a new case study detailing the roofing of a new flat roof school extension with PV and plant at Corby Technical School. Read all about the project and how it was completed here, including the roofing strategy, […]

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    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – April 2018 Best Roofing Photo of the Month – April 2018

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – April 2018

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – April 2018

Every month our field technicians visit and inspect hundreds of roofing projects across the UK. They see some of the best examples of good practice, and we thought we’d give them the opportunity to share some of these with […]

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    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – March 2018 Best Roofing Photo of the Month – March 2018

    Best Roofing Photo of the Month – March 2018

Best Roofing Photo of the Month – March 2018

Every month our field technicians visit and inspect hundreds of roofing projects across the UK. They see some of the best examples of good practice, and we thought we’d give them the opportunity to share some of these with […]

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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 […]