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.

How the industry is reassuring residents over recladding

With thousands of mid-rise buildings now eligible for cladding replacement, Liam Blears of FSi Promat explains how the passive fire protection industry is reassuring residents of the safety of recladding projects to protect against the rapid spread of fire.

How to stay on top of the new roofing standards

John Mellor of Glidevale Protect provides an overview of the NHBC Standards 2024 in terms of ventilation guidance when integrated, in-roof solar PV panels are being installed and offers solutions for compliance.

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.

Transforming architecture, one facade at a time

In this article, Simon Buckmaster, technical and sales services manager at James Hardie, discusses facades and their importance, noting what’s vital when choosing a material and innovations to come.   

Benefits of rendering vs cladding

Both of these exterior improvements are becoming increasingly popular all over the UK, with cladding being much more common in modern times and rendering being much more traditional.

New leadership embraces new opportunities for SIG division

Taking up the managing director role for SIG UK Exteriors, Chris Lodge outlines to RCI his commitment to the role, the business and ultimately, its customers.

Ten Minutes with Sam Jones

Sam Jones of SIG Building Solutions discusses with RCI how she got into the business and the grass-roots initiative to help women thrive in the industry.

Knauf Insulation delivers for The Royal Marsden Hospital

Knauf Insulation steps in to help Lesterose Builders, who were appointed to design and build a masonry façade for the Oak Cancer Centre which complied with the relevant thermal and fire safety regulations.

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.