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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

To breathe or not to breathe?

Phillip Wallis, technical team manager from Marley Eternit, answers common underlay queries...

Fibre cement: key questions

As the use of fibre cement slates continues to grow, Phillip Wallis, technical team manager from Marley Eternit, answers some of the most common fixing queries

Shingles – it’s all in the label

By Sarah Buchanan, marketing product manager at Marley Eternit

A winter warning from Marley

With forecasters predicting the coldest and snowiest winter for decades, how should roofing contractors be preparing? Tom Woodhouse, site services manager at Marley, gives his top tips on site safety and roof installation in winter

Technical tips – clay plain tiles

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

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

Timesaving cladding can help contractors diversify

Jayne Arkell, national sales manager at Marley Eternit, discusses the growing demand for fibre cement cladding and the opportunities it presents for contractors

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

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.