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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

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

Quality and quantity

Following the launch of technical guidance for the new Home Quality Mark, Gavin White, product manager from Marley Eternit, discusses the new voluntary standard and its potential impact on the roofing and cladding sector

Roofing and the circular economy

As the construction industry increases its focus on circular building practices, Katie Prestidge, from Marley Eternit, discusses the need to reduce waste and increase re-use in the roofing sector

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

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.

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.

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

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

“Full roof systems – why choose one?”

By Gavin White, product manager from Marley Eternit