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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

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

Face up to sun safety

With outdoor workers at higher risk of skin cancer, premature ageing and eye damage from exposure to UV rays, Howard Buckley, company EHS manager at Marley, says all roofers should take simple steps to protect themselves this summer.

Technical FAQ – interlocking slates

Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, answers contractor questions about interlocking slates

Extending low pitch choices

Stuart Nicholson, roof systems director at Marley, says changes to planning and a greater choice of low pitch products will boost extension projects for contractors

Technical tips: Low pitch

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

Dry verge technical tips

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

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

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

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