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Clever clipping

From speedy one-piece clip and nails, to secure batten end clips, Jamie Riddington, technical advisor at Marley, explains how product innovation is helping to make roof clipping easier for contractors

Roofing 2020

As we enter a new decade, Paul Reed, managing director at Marley, says security, sustainability, skills and standards will be top priorities for the roofing sector

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

Eden – rewriting the book on pantiles

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, explains how its new Eden tile could transform traditional pantile installation, making it quicker and easier to install them to modern standards

Technical FAQ – interlocking slates

Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, answers contractor questions about interlocking slates

Extending low pitch choices

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, says changes to planning and a greater choice of low pitch products will boost extension projects for contractors

Face up to sun safety

With outdoor workers at higher risk of skin cancer, premature ageing and eye damage from exposure to UV rays, Howard Buckley, company EHS manager at Marley, says all roofers should take simple steps to protect themselves this summer.

Dry verge technical tips

This month, Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, answers contractor questions about dry verge installation

Save time without compromising on aesthetics

At the end of last year, the government launched the Building Better, Building Beautiful commission to focus on the importance of beauty in new housing developments, challenging so-called bland design and low-quality homes. Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley discusses getting the balance right between speed and beauty of the roofing phase

How to reduce the risk of call-backs

While the security of pitched roofing has improved significantly over the past five years, at times contractors still get called back to site to repair defects. Here, Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, looks at some common roofing call-backs and how to avoid them