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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 […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 5: Buildability Factors – The Flat Roof On Site

In this last in the series investigating our checklist for flat roof specification we look at the four main buildability factors that address the commissioning and installation of the flat roof on your building.

In previous posts, we looked firstly […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 4: Interfaces and Cost

In this post, we’re covering the final two design factors on our checklist for flat roof specification: flat roof interfaces and cost. These factors round up the design stage of the checklist and we can then move on to […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 3: Design Factors: Drainage, Insulation and Upstands

We’re well into our checklist of questions to ask when you’re choosing and designing the right flat roof system. Whilst the preliminary questions on client requirements, aesthetics and structure set the broad parameters, the questions we are now going […]

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    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

    Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Flat Roof Specifier Checklist Part 2: Design Factors: Aesthetics and Structure

Last time we introduced our Flat Roof Specifier Checklist and looked at the requirements your client might have. This week we begin talking about the design factors, starting with Aesthetic requirements and Roof Structure.

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