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How to ensure the correct detailing of pitched roof valleys

By John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft

Choosing the correct weathering detail at side abutments

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 use of saddles

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

How to construct a watertight low pitch roof – Part 1

By John Mercer, technical director at Wienerberger

Considerations for low-pitch roofs

Pitched roofs come in all shapes and sizes. Roof shape helps define the overall feel of a home, with steeply pitched roofs offering a more traditional look versus the more contemporary aesthetic of a low pitch. Simon Button, product manager for roof at Wienerberger discusses the design considerations for a low-pitch 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

Detailing – The use of bonding gutters

Continuing with the theme of pitched roof detailing, in this month’s article John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft, examines the use of bonding gutters

Constructing a low pitch watertight roof – Part 2

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles