Using lead replacement flashing materials

John Mercer examines the use of lead in pitched roof flashings and asks if it is really necessary

Constructing a low pitch watertight roof – Part 2

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles

How to construct a watertight low pitch roof – Part 1

By John Mercer, technical director at Wienerberger

Modern roofing at low pitches

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

The functions of pitched roofing underlay

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

It’s all in the preparation!

How often do you come across the phrase “it’s all in the preparation”, whether it be decorating, baking a cake, or building a shed...

Is heritage and traditional roofing work compatible with BS 5534?

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

The pros and cons of using reclaimed roof tiles and slates

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

Vertical plain tiling

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

The versatility of plain tiles

If you were ever asked to picture a typical English scene in your mind’s eye, chances are, there would be a clay plain tile...