Liquid Waterproofing for Flat Roofing Installations

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Although liquid waterproofing for flat roofing is not a new concept, the latest liquid roof coatings offer enhanced waterproofing that can be guaranteed for 20 years, and works almost instantly. The history of liquid waterproofing stretches back to the 1800s, when bitumen substances were mixed with materials such as straw, rags or jute, and slopped
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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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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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NFB Remind UK Government About House Building Targets

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The UK’s National Federation of Builders (NFB) has been saying that the UK should be constructing 300,000 homes per year to tackle the issue of housing shortages in all regions across the country for years. This is not new news, yet despite repeated requests for action and investment in the UK house building market, the
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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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Financial Impacts on Construction Businesses Through Injury

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It has been revealed, in a study conducted by Safeaid Supplies, that injuries in the construction industry workplace can result in significant financial losses for businesses in the sector. In spite of the rise of health and safety requirements and regulations on construction sites, breaches during 2014/15 resulted in more than 700 prosecutions. During the
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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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UK Government Sets Unrealistic Housebuilding Targets According to Survey

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According to a recent Build Show survey of the UK’s housebuilders, 74% believe that the latest government aim to complete one million homes is not only unrealistic, but unachievable. There is a list of concerns for contractors in the housebuilding sector, with, unsurprisingly, the lack of skilled labour and current planning processes right at the
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