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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

Dry verge technical tips

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

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 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

Technical tips: Low pitch

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

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

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

Technical tips – clay plain tiles

Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley Eternit, answers contractor questions about installing clay plain tiles

Roll with it

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director from Marley Eternit, explains how its new Lead Replacement Roll is providing contractors with a cost-effective alternative

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