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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

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

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...

A solution to costly flat roof repairs: waterproofing integrity testing

For 20 years, the International Leak Detection (ILD) waterproofing integrity testing system has been alerting building owners worldwide to potential flat roof leakage and ingress. Dean Grady, product manager single ply roofing at Sika, looks at the process involved in its success

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

By Steve Cookson, technical services manager, Sika Liquid Plastics

Changes to energy efficiency legislation: Payback calculations

Steve Cookson, technical services manager at Sika Roofing, explains how building owners must improve the energy efficiency of their properties with impending changes to Government legislation, and highlights the support on offer

All single ply membranes are equal, but some are more equal...

In the first of a new series of articles from Sika’s three roofing brands, Pete Hollingworth, national sales manager for Sika Trocal, discusses the differences between single ply roofing systems

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

CDM 2015 – are you prepared or could you face legal...

Martin Bidewell, technical services manager for single ply membranes at Sika UK, recaps the latest CDM regulation updates as the HSE’s transitional measures ceased in October 2015