Helping traditional clay roofs meet modern standards

James Seawell, area sales manager at Marley Eternit, says achieving a BS 5534 compliant clay roof doesn’t mean compromising on tradition

UK roofs must be prepared for extreme weather

The snow storms this winter have certainly been a test for the weather-resistance of pitched roofs in the UK. Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley Eternit, says high quality dry fix systems are essential to make sure roofs are prepared for future extreme weather events.

A contractor’s guide to the BS 5534 updates

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley Eternit, explains the latest BS 5534 changes and how they will affect roofing contractors

The problem with condensation

Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley Eternit, discusses the challenge of condensation in housing projects and takes a look at common roof ventilation problems

BS 8612: A guide to the new dry fix standard

Alex Gill, roof systems specialist at Marley Eternit, analyses the new dry fix standard that has come into effect and what this means for you

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