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The pros and cons of using reclaimed roof tiles and slates

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

The UK construction skills shortage

By John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft, the roof brand of Wienerberger

Residential roofing: solutions for real scenarios

John Mercer, technical manager at Sandtoft provides you with genuine questions and answers for technical enquiries received through Wienerberger’s Roofapedia website

The issue of incorrect or inadequate roof specifications

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...

Roof space ventilation in pitched roofs

By John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles

Residential roofing: Solutions for real scenarios – Part 2

Sandtoft’s John Mercer shares some more of the many enquiries received via the Wienerberger Roofapedia website, together with the answers to these problems.

Common questions for the Wienerberger technical team

John Mercer, technical manager at Wienerberger Roof Tiles goes through the most commonly asked questions that the technical team at Wienerberger receives

Choosing the correct weathering detail at side abutments

By John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft

The career of Martin Oldridge

John Mercer, technical manager, Sandtoft, looks back at the career of Martin Oldridge, formerly owner and chairman of Sandtoft Roof Tiles, who recently retired from the Tile and Brick Europe organisation