The year ahead

Sarah Harding, marketing director at Marley Eternit, discusses the opportunities and challenges for the roofing sector in 2018

Safe in the snow

In winter, icy weather and shorter periods of daylight mean there is more potential for accidents to occur on construction sites, particularly when working at height. Katie Prestidge, from Marley Eternit, explains the precautions that should be taken by all roofers to stay safe on site this winter

What to look for in graded battens…

Alex Gill, communications manager for JB Red at Marley Eternit, explains what makes a BS 5534 compliant batten and how roofing contractors can spot defects

A popular profile

Marley Eternit’s sales director Adam Botterill talks profiled sheeting on commercial and residential profiles

The hidden risks of ‘spec busting’

Rob Cookson, sales manager from Marley Eternit, discusses the risks of product substitution on roofing projects

To breathe or not to breathe?

Phillip Wallis, technical team manager from Marley Eternit, answers common underlay queries...

Roofing and the circular economy

As the construction industry increases its focus on circular building practices, Katie Prestidge, from Marley Eternit, discusses the need to reduce waste and increase re-use in the roofing sector

Technical troubleshooting: Dry verge systems

As the NHBC issues new guidance for installing dry verge systems, Gavin White, technical product manager at Marley Eternit, gives advice on how to overcome common fixing problems

Fibre cement: key questions

As the use of fibre cement slates continues to grow, Phillip Wallis, technical team manager from Marley Eternit, answers some of the most common fixing queries

Raising roofing standards

Gavin White, technical product manager at Marley Eternit, argues that more needs to be done to ensure consistent use of BS 5534 across the industry and explains why a campaign to get the standard included in the Approved Documents to the Building Regulations is good news for contractors