While the outward appearance of roofs may not have changed a great deal, there have been many developments in the last 50 years to improve the quality, performance, and durability of tile and slate pitched roofs, as John Mercer, a technical roofing consultant, writing on behalf of Edilians, explains in this article.
The use of poor-quality products in any rainwater system can lead to a regular need to refurbish and replace failed systems. Here, Brian Bell, head of technical services at Marley Alutec, looks at how specifying the best quality products can minimise the requirement for maintenance and provide homeowners with the ultimate peace of mind
Shaun Revill, trading director of SR Timber, comments on some of the key points of 2020 for the producer and supplier of timber construction products, from roofing battens to cedar shingles and carcassing material.
Mark Newell, sales engineer for ETICS fastening products at EJOT UK, discusses attaching external elements to walls that have been treated with external wall insulation systems