• The resurgence of natural slate

    With growing demand for authentic slate roof products Jeremy Lee, from Aggregate Industries’ Building Pro ...

    With growing demand for authentic slate roof products Jeremy Lee, from Aggregate Industries’ Building Products division, examines the age-old issue of grading – and why cutting costs on materials migh ...

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  • Opening day for new Watts Roofing branch

    Watts Roofing Supplies are opening a branch in Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, on 1st February. It will be the ...

    Watts Roofing Supplies are opening a branch in Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, on 1st February. It will be the third branch for the independent merchant, which started out in Baldock and has a second branch ...

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  • Klober answers your roofing questions

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson from Klober, takes us through some of the more common ...

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson from Klober, takes us through some of the more common queries received by the company’s technical department. Can I use your Roll Fix Kit with a mon ...

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  • Meet the former soldiers winning roofing awards

    At the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition, a surprising number of finalists ...

    At the recent BMI Redland and Icopal Apprentice of the Year competition, a surprising number of finalists were former service personnel. Professional Builder met up with three of them to talk about th ...

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  • The importance of fixing specifications

    In the latest of our series Mat Woodyatt, from BMI UK & Ireland, looks at the risks of not obser ...

    In the latest of our series Mat Woodyatt, from BMI UK & Ireland, looks at the risks of not observing minimum fix standards. Under the old standard – prior to the introduction of BS 5534: 2014 ...

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  • The bane of clay roof tiles

    In the latest of our Goofs on the Roof series, Mat Woodyatt of BMI Redland, looks at concerns regarding c ...

    In the latest of our Goofs on the Roof series, Mat Woodyatt of BMI Redland, looks at concerns regarding clay tile delamination. The quality of raw materials and the manufacturing process largely deter ...

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  • Klober answers your roofing questions

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson, Technical Manager of Klober, takes us through some of the ...

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson, Technical Manager of Klober, takes us through some of the more common queries received by the company’s technical department Can I have a tile vent colo ...

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  • Klober Answers Your Roofing FAQs

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson, Technical Manager of Klober, takes us through some of the ...

    In the latest of our FAQ series, Graham Copson, Technical Manager of Klober, takes us through some of the more common queries received by the company’s technical department. When do I need to use hip ...

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  • Goofs on the Roof: Into The Valley

    In the latest of our Goofs on the Roof series, Mat Woodyatt, Technical Training Manager of Redland, looks ...

    In the latest of our Goofs on the Roof series, Mat Woodyatt, Technical Training Manager of Redland, looks at maintenance concerns regarding valleys. Despite horror stories about rogues taking old peop ...

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  • 8 Ways to Get the Perfect Pantile Roof

    Marley Eternit gives its top tips on how to get the perfect pantile roof using interlocking tiles. Look f ...

    Marley Eternit gives its top tips on how to get the perfect pantile roof using interlocking tiles. Look for a flat spot on the back of the tile to prevent rocking Traditional pantiles tend to rock on ...

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