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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

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

A guide to cedar shingles

Marley Eternit has put together a step-by-step guide to show contractors how easy it is to create a stunning shingle roof

Technical tips: Low pitch

Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley Eternit, answers contractor questions about low pitch roofs

Protecting workers and roofs from winter weather

With forecasters predicting months of snow, Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, gives contractors some top tips to make sure both workers and roofs are prepared for extreme winter weather

Dry verge technical tips

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

Designer dry verge

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, discusses the growing demand for interlocking concrete plain tiles and explains how dry verge innovations are helping contractors to achieve a sleeker aesthetic.

Technical team tips – underlays and ventilation

As we head into 2019, Jamie Riddington from Marley’s technical team takes a look at one of the most common contractor queries – underlays and ventilation

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

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