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Mitigating Risk in Roof Refurbishment

Technical Manager Jack Costello looks at the risks that can be involved in roof refurbishments and the steps and processes that can be taken to mitigate and eliminate them from your roofing projects…

Roof Life Cycle Costing

Technical Manager Oli Bate takes a look at the benefits of roof life cycle costing analysis and how you can use it to deliver a more cost-effective and long-term roofing project in the future…

Preventative Maintenance for Commercial Roofs

Technical Manager Chris Evans shares his tips on how to protect your roofing investment by carrying out the correct preventative maintenance on a range of metal, membrane, liquid and green commercial roofing assets…

When to include flame-free systems in your roofing project

Technical Manager John Broadbent shares how the risk of fire can be mitigated through safety by design and the benefit of using a flame-free system on your roofing project …

What is Cut Edge Corrosion and what can you do about it?

Technical Manager Dave Campos, talks us through the revealing signs of cut edge corrosion that affects metal roofs, what to look out for and how to stop it in its tracks…

Avoiding RAAC and Ruin

Technical Manager Rob Hudson examines the safety concerns with Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) and what to do if found in your building…

Single-Ply vs. Modified Bitumen Membranes

Regional Manager, Dan Simpson, shares insight into the chemical make-up and key differences between single-ply synthetic membranes and modified bitumen multi-layer systems…

Handling Asbestos Roofs – Best Practices

Technical Manager, Sam Rigden, discusses what you need to consider if you suspect your roof contains asbestos and the best practices to handle this hazardous building material…

Detecting a Defective Roof

Technical Manager, Tom Ferry, guides you on how to identify the early indications of roof degradation and how your waterproofing systems can be maintained for the future…