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Celebrating the humble clay plain tile

Simon Button talks to RCI about the popularity of the clay plain tile which shows no sign of waning in favour just yet

Commonly asked questions about fixings

Richard Bishop, category manager for roof at Wienerberger, tackles the most common questions that they receive regarding fixings for pitched roofs

Controlling Condensation in Roof Spaces (Part 2)

This month, Richard Bishop, category manager for roof at Wienerberger takes a closer look at the role of underlays in controlling condensation in the roof

Controlling condensation in roof spaces (Part 1)

In this month’s article Richard Bishop, category manager for roof at Wienerberger, looks at condensation in roofs and what the Building Regulations say about it

A roof for all creatures great and small

Richard Bishop, category manager for roof at Wienerberger, talks to RCI about considering vital wildlife habitats when constructing roofs

How we’re evolving the modern roof tile

Roofing contractors have high expectations of what a good quality roofing tile should deliver, because their clients also have high expectations for the finished result. Richard Bishop, category manager for roofing explains the design process at Wienerberger

On the surface

Richard Bishop, category manager for Roof at Wienerberger, discusses surface finishes and how they affect the performance of roof tiles

The regionality of clay roofing

Britain is a small island, yet regional differences in building materials and style are diverse. In the past, buildings were roofed with whatever material was most readily available close at hand, but these trends seem to have carried through into the present day. Richard Bishop, category manager for roof at Wienerberger, explains more

Preserving history with roof tiles

Nigel Dyer, heritage services manager, Wienerberger explains why it is better to use new roof tiles rather than reclaimed tiles to achieve the heritage look

New clips to make your life easier!

By Jacob Hill, product and systems design technician at Wienerberger