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.

New guidance on balcony and terrace design

Sarah Spink, chief executive officer of the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association, explains how the new British Standard 8579:2020 affects how balconies and terraces are designed, and the impact on the waterproofing industry.

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

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.

Secure, thermally uncompromising fixings for externally insulated walls

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

The truth about dry verge

In this article, Alicia Garfoot, products and system design technician at Wienerberger, explains the common misconceptions within the industry regarding dry fix systems, and gives a detailed run down of the latest British Standard regarding how they should be installed, and how her company is conforming to this.

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

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

When sub-contractors take on design responsibilities

Bob Richardson, head of technical at the NFRC, explains what sub-contractors installing industrial roofs should consider when taking design responsibilities.

Are your construction tools affecting your hearing?

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