• Roof Refurbishment CPD
    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 […]

By |November 15th, 2017|CPD|0 Comments
  • CIF Funding 2018-19 Opens
    CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

    CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

CIF Funding: 2018-19 Funding Round Opens

The Condition Improvement Fund 2018-19 bidding round for capital funding has just opened. Single academy trusts, small multi-academy trusts (MATs) and sixth-form colleges can apply for capital funding to keep their buildings safe and in good working order.

Download the […]

  • Safe2Torch Registered Logo
    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 […]

  • Flat Roof Problems Faulty Buildup
    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • re-roofing 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

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.  […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hydrostop AH-25 Liquid Waterproofing
    Liquid Waterproofing – when to use it on a roof Liquid Waterproofing – when to use it on a roof

    Liquid Waterproofing – when to use it on a roof

Liquid Waterproofing – when to use it on a roof

One advantage of working with SIG Design and Technology is that we can help you choose the best products for each application, independently of any brand loyalty. In this article we introduce cold applied Liquid Waterproofing, including some suggestions […]

By |September 17th, 2014|Flat Roof|4 Comments
  • roof repair
    Roof Repair and Replacement: How to Re-Roof a Building whilst In Use Roof Repair and Replacement: How to Re-Roof a Building whilst In Use

    Roof Repair and Replacement: How to Re-Roof a Building whilst In Use

Roof Repair and Replacement: How to Re-Roof a Building whilst In Use

This is Edinburgh’s largest Marks & Spencers retail store, at The Gyle shopping centre, built in 1993.

In 2010-2011 the metal composite roof of the 106,000 sq ft retail unit rapidly developed leaks and the owners were facing months of […]

By |February 14th, 2013|Flat Roof|6 Comments