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Cut edge corrosion

Tom Armitt, specification manager at HD Sharman, talks to RCI about cut edge corrosion, its origins and how Seamsil can prevent this

Are your construction tools affecting your hearing?

If you work in construction, the sector has the second highest rate of people developing occupational deafness

Five handy apps and tools designed for tradespeople

Handy apps for finding work, staying organised, managing contractors and getting paid

A winter warning from Marley

With forecasters predicting the coldest and snowiest winter for decades, how should roofing contractors be preparing? Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, gives his top tips on site safety and roof installation in winter

New code sets new standards for flat roofing

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has published the BS 6229: 2018 - flat roofs with continuously supported flexible waterproof covering ¬– code of practice

What to look out for when leaving your work van

Ross Hansen, freelance content producer, talks to RCI about what can you do to protect your van and its contents when you have to leave it unattended for long periods of time

Tips on tackling a trade show

Lynn Lambe, director of Little Lambe Consultancy outlines some key elements to consider before your next trade event

How much value does a new roof add to your customer’s...

Your property is an asset with a value that should be appreciated over time. However, this is largely dependent on other factors like maintenance as well as the development happening in the surrounding area among others.

Imported profiled GRP rooflights are ‘failing to meet UK safety standards’

The National Association of Rooflight Manufacturers has come across a number of in-stances where profiled Glass Reinforced Polyester rooflights supplied for ‘in-plane’ applications are failing to provide conformity with the UK annex to BS EN 1013: the European standard for single skin profiled rooflights.

Why construction firms should put their people first during the COVID-19...

Peter Johnson, chairman of Vivalda Group, thinks the months of COVID-19 will be a defining period for many suppliers and contractors in the industry.