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“Why the need for PMMA?”

By Sarah Spink, product manager – liquid applied membranes at Sika Liquid Plastics

Wind uplift: what are the risks and can you avoid them?

By Steve Cookson, technical services manager, Sika Liquid Plastics

Close contact provides results

John O'Raw, regional sales manager, Sika Sarnafil, explains the importance of working closely with the contractor and the client to deliver a reliable flat roof refurbishment that lasts the test of time

“BBA continues to set the standard fifty years on”

Fifty-years-old this year, Sika says the British Board of Agrément (BBA) remains one of the construction industry’s most respected bodies in terms of product classification. The manufacturer says a BBA certificate carries a stamp of authority and is still the most effective way for a new product to gain vital credibility in an ever-increasing marketplace

The hot topic in managing risk

Steve Cookson, technical services manager at Sika Liquid Plastics, discusses the health and safety implications of using hot works on roof installation and refurbishment schemes and considers alternative approaches

Training can help stem the shortage of qualified construction workers

Ian Muddiman, head of applications at Sika, discusses the labour shortage crisis in the construction industry and how he feels high quality training and accreditations can help to bridge the gap

Quality results through technical support

Steve Cookson, technical services manager at Sika Liquid Plastics, discusses why technical support from a roofing system supplier plays such an important role in helping installers deliver the quality results that clients expect

Quality BIM objects key to supporting the future of digital construction

Martin Bidewell, technical services manager for Single Ply Roofing at Sika, breaks down the implications of BIM level 2 compliance and how manufacturers can support the process

Energy efficiency: Landlords warned to act now or pay later

Property owners face huge fines if their building falls short of Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Eye-catching solution to a range of complex roof installations

The ideal for any waterproof roof system is that it performs as designed. The roof, being a building’s most important feature, has to remain...