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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 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

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

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

Low Pitch Choices

With growing demand for low pitch roof tiles and slates in the home improvement sector, Steve Bryceson, technical advisory services manager from Marley Eternit, discusses the choices now available to contractors, as well as the precautions for low pitch roofing.

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.

Reducing the risk and cost of on-site cutting

This month marks four years since the introduction of controlled cutting guidance to protect roofers from exposure to silica dust. Steve Bryceson, technical manager from Marley Eternit, warns this is still a serious issue today and explains why he feels fibre cement slates can help to further reduce the risk and cost of on-site cutting

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

Weighing up the benefits of fibre cement

As the house-building sector looks towards faster methods of construction to increase volumes, Charlotte Hughes, product manager from Marley Eternit, discusses the advantages of fibre cement slate as a lightweight roofing and cladding material for offsite construction