Still Time to Get Free Tickets to RCI Show 2017

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Just a few days to go until the roofing industry’s go-to event – the RCI National Roofing, Cladding and Insulation Show – and there’s still time for you to get tickets. The RCI Show, held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 1st and 2nd November 2017, has been hailed by many industry professionals as
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Flat Roof EPDM Training Courses – Book Online

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Flat roof installation has come on leaps and bounds in the last decade, and today’s best systems are faster and easier to install. Single-ply roofing membranes are fast-becoming the industry go-to for flat roof materials, and now the installation of them is far away from the traditional felt roof system, which required the use of
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Keeping Gutters Clear this Autumn

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It’s drawing close to that time of year again, when keeping gutters clear is at the top of the priority list. Keeping gutters clear can be an arduous task, yet an essential one to prevent clogging, overspill and ultimately damage to both exterior and interior walls and roofing. When gutters become clogged with Autumn falling
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NFRC Members Annual Midlands Dinner Dance at Belton Woods Hotel

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The National Federation of Roofing Contractors, the NFRC, has announced the venue for its Midlands Region annual dinner dance this week. Members are invited to the black tie affair, which will be held this year at the prestigious Belton Woods Hotel near Grantham in Lincolnshire. Local to the Hotel is Belton Woods House, a beautiful,
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DIY Rubber Roof Kits for Easy Flat Roofing

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It has long been known that EPDM membrane is a superior flat roofing material, but did you know you could buy DIY rubber roof kits? Available online in a wide range of standard sizes, DIY rubber roof kits are proving to be a hit amongst the more adventurous DIY ‘gang’ due to the ease of
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Why EPDM is the Best Flat Roof Material for DIY Roofing

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Installation of a flat roof is not the traditional type of job a DIY enthusiast would begin to tackle, yet the introduction of EPDM membrane has made it easy for today’s DIYer. EPDM membrane is an innovative alternative to felt roofing manufactured in the United States. It can be applied in a single piece, which
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The Latest in Artificial Grass Better than the Real Thing

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Today’s developments in artificial grass can have you questioning yourself, as it gets harder to tell the difference between it and the real thing. We have been looking at the options for artificial grass and weighing up the benefits for homeowners preparing to tackle the lawn during the summer months. Real grass takes some looking
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Rubber Roof Kits Prove Worth in DIY Sector

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Rubber roof kits are taking DIY roofing to a new level, as enthusiasts realise the benefits and cost-efficiency of EPDM roofing membrane. Introduced originally by Permaroof, rubber roof kits provide the buyer with everything they need to get the job done quickly and reasonably. The longevity of EPDM roofing membrane is astounding compared to a
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B&Q Stock Firestone DIY Shed Roof Kits

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Shed roof replacement can be a quick, easy fix for any reasonably competent DIYer with the introduction of Firestone’s EPDM shed roof kit. I have recommended these kits to my clients many times, as the EPDM system is so simple, yet offers a powerful solution to waterproofing that way, way outlasts more traditional materials, such
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Finding a Recommended Local Roofing Contractor Just Got Easy

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It seems our confidence in the local roofing contractor is still no greater, as we still hear horror stories about unscrupulous ‘roofers’ overcharging for work, failing to turn up or not even being able to do a decent job. Finding a recommended local roofing contractor (and not just recommended by his mates) has always been
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