• Roofing Advice Team SIG Design and Technology
    SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

    SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

SIG Design & Technology – Meet the Team

After our busiest ever summer, we have an enlarged team of specification managers whose job it is to meet and look after enquirers and customers across the UK and providing plenty of expert roofing advice.

The team will be out […]

By |September 19th, 2013|Blog News|0 Comments
  • Design & Technology CPD Poster
    New RIBA CPD Seminar: <br />A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design New RIBA CPD Seminar: <br />A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

    New RIBA CPD Seminar:
    A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

New RIBA CPD Seminar:
A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design

We’re delighted to announce that our new CPD Seminar, ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’ has been approved by the RIBA CPD Providers’ Network.

Why a new seminar?

In the course of delivering our roofing design CPD seminars to […]

By |July 18th, 2013|CPD|1 Comment
  • Green Roof PVC Membrane Example
    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

    Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

Single Ply Roofing in Bespoke Colours – What you should know

By Andy Wells, Specification Manager (Northern)

We’re often asked to source coloured single ply roofing membrane. There are a number of aesthetic reasons why you might want to us a colour other than grey, but the most common is to […]

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    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

    Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Flat Roof Life Expectancy – some Examples

Last week we discussed what factors you should consider in choosing a single ply membrane, one of which was lifespan and track record.

The longevity of flat roofs is […]

  • Single Ply Membranes - Comparing Products
    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

    Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Choosing Single Ply Roofing Membranes – What to Consider

Single ply roofing membranes are increasingly popular in UK construction projects, both for new build and refurbishment. Selecting a roofing system is always a combination of design criteria, performance requirements and cost, and it is important to find a […]

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    Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

    Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

Comparison of Single Ply Roofing Membranes

This article introduces and compares the most popular types of single ply roofing membranes used in the UK, setting out their different characteristics, advantages and disadvantages.

How can you tell the difference between single ply roofing products, what might be […]

  • Roofex Logo
    Roofex 2013 – Photoblog Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

    Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

Roofex 2013 – Photoblog

We’re taking photos and posting reportage about the Roofex Show at the NEC on 1-2 May. We’ll be meeting people, watching the demonstrations and generally sharing whats happening at the show. […]

  • SIGR Roofex Exhibition Preview
    Roofex 2013 Preview Roofex 2013 Preview

    Roofex 2013 Preview

Roofex 2013 Preview

Just two weeks to go until the Roofex show at the NEC in Birmingham – the UK’s own dedicated Roofing show. Roofex will brings the whole of the industry together to focus on roofing and related products and services. […]

By |April 18th, 2013|CPD|0 Comments
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    Avoiding Metal Theft from Roofs with alternatives to Copper and Lead Avoiding Metal Theft from Roofs with alternatives to Copper and Lead

    Avoiding Metal Theft from Roofs with alternatives to Copper and Lead

Avoiding Metal Theft from Roofs with alternatives to Copper and Lead

We all love lead and copper roofs. The materials are so tactile, and the […]

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    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|7 Comments