News relating to roof finishes on BUILDING DESIGN. Keeping you up to date with sector news and innovations.
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  • Delta Membrane Systems: Women of Waterproofing networking lunch Jan 2019
    Women of Waterproofing networking lunch Jan 2019
    Delta Membrane Systems
    The Women of Waterproofing group enjoyed a networking lunch in January to meet and connect but also to consider how to attract, retain and inspire women into the waterproofing sector. The event was sponsored by Delta Membrane Systems Limited. “The Women of Waterproofing Networking Group is open to any women or professional in the waterproofing...
    04 February 2019
  • Marley: Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Construction workers warned to prepare for harsh winter
    Marley
    With recent long range weather forecasts suggesting the UK could be facing the coldest winter for almost a decade, roof systems manufacturer Marley is urging construction workers to get prepared for freezing winter temperatures. Bitterly cold weather, ice and shorter periods of daylight mean there is a much greater risk of accidents on...
    17 December 2018
  • Delta Membrane Systems: Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Structural waterproofing specialist launches new website
    Delta Membrane Systems
    Delta Membrane Systems Limited’s new website makes it easy to find useful information about structural waterproofing – products, technical resources, applications, training courses, case studies and news. The new mobile-friendly website offers an easier, fresh approach to viewing products grouped by applications: cavity drain waterproofing...
    27 November 2018
  • Marley: New Slate Grey colour launched for clay interlock tile
    New Slate Grey colour launched for clay interlock tile
    Marley
    The low pitch Melodie clay interlocking pantile in Slate Grey and Slate Grey cloak verges are now available in the range to create a more diverse selection of clay roofing products. Launched on the 20th August 2018, the low pitch Melodie pantile in Slate Grey offers a sleek hip and ridge units in Matt Black also allow a complete colour-matched...
    23 August 2018
  • Cembrit: Cembrit Glendyne slates now guaranteed for 75 years
    Cembrit Glendyne slates now guaranteed for 75 years
    Cembrit
    Leading roofing specialist, Cembrit, is now offering an impressive 75-year durability guarantee for its Glendyne natural slate range. Glendyne is a high-quality slate that combines first-class performance with all the inherent beauty of natural slate, making it the ‘natural’ choice for specifiers and roofers. Used on a number of prestigious...
    31 July 2018
  • Euroclad: Euroclad® launches new range of composite gutters
    Euroclad® launches new range of composite gutters
    Euroclad
    Drawing upon decades of experience and key strategic partnerships, Euroclad® has recently launched its new range of Raintite® composite gutters. Raintite® offers a unique, 35-year guarantee when installed as part of an Elite System. Raintite® is designed provide a complete solution for all gutter requirements, taking advantage of tried and tested...
    31 May 2018
  • Cembrit: SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    SFS provides solution for Cembrit rainscreen range
    Cembrit
    Installing Cembrit fibre cement rainscreen panels as thin as 8mm using mechanical secret fixings just became quicker, easier and safer thanks to the innovative new range of TUF-S rivets by the world’s leading fastening systems manufacturer SFS. Extensive testing by SFS demonstrated how TUF-S challenges the convention that installers need to use...
    19 April 2018
  • Cembrit: Cembrit leads the way at Leeds College of Building
    Cembrit leads the way at Leeds College of Building
    Cembrit
    With the industry suffering from a lack in skilled workers, Cembrit is helping to educate the roofers of the future by donating roofing materials to Leeds College of Building for the Roof Slating & Tiling Apprenticeship scheme. Cembrit has contributed approximately 1,000 Westerland fibre cement slates, 600 Glendyne natural slates, and 120 angled...
    17 April 2018
  • Anyone for half a million mugs of tea?
    Newton Waterproofing
    As a result of Newton's drive to improve the environmental impact, in 2017 a total of 3.255 tonnes of membrane were collected for recycling. Launched in 2017, the Newton Membrane Recycling Service is the first recycling scheme of its kind in the UK waterproofing industry. Available through Newton's Network of Specialist Contractors (NSBCs), the...
    22 January 2018
  • Lindum Turf: Turf specialist Lindum launches new website
    Turf specialist Lindum launches new website
    Lindum Turf
    Lindum has launched its new website giving more information on the range of specialist turf it provides to suit all needs. From golf courses to the finest garden lawns, fand rom sports pitches to beautiful wildflower meadows, Lindum is renowned for its innovative, highest quality products and impeccable service. Find out more about: turf for...
    14 November 2017
  • Lockmetal: Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Understanding Lockmetal's rainwater goods
    Lockmetal
    Rainwater management is a vital part of any building’s exterior and Lockmetal provides a comprehensive range of rainwater goods for a range of commercial projects. Combining innovative design with a superior execution, Lockmetal’s range of rainwater goods is built to last. Lockmetal can also provide rainwater calculations to BS EN 12056-3 2000 and...
    23 August 2017
  • Marley: Shingles - it's all in the label
    Shingles - it's all in the label
    Marley
    No longer just a specialist roofing product, cedar shingles and shakes are starting to be used on a greater variety of projects where installation speed and sustainability are important. From commercial projects and self-builds to heritage properties and even social housing, the use of shingles and shakes is becoming more diverse, which means...
    17 August 2017
  • Cembrit: Cembrit BBA-certified slates rise to the challenge
    Cembrit BBA-certified slates rise to the challenge
    Cembrit
    The flexibility, aesthetically pleasing and easy to install attributes of Cembrit Jutland fibre cement slates have been illustrated on a newly built apartment block in Poole, as the slates have provided a stunning finish to what was a challenging roof. Inverclyde House is a newly built 3-storey development that consists of 18 two and three bedroom...
    30 May 2017
  • Euroclad: Euroclad improves popular 32/1000 roof cladding profile
    Euroclad improves popular 32/1000 roof cladding profile
    Euroclad
    The 32/1000 profile is one of the most popular Euroclad profiles. Euroclad has invested in the development of new manufacturing machinery for the 32/1000 profile. It also seized the opportunity to improve the roof profile side-lap detail to create a more accurate fit, making installation even easier and more reliable....
    21 March 2017
  • Euroclad: Refresh Systems for roof and wall over-cladding
    Refresh Systems for roof and wall over-cladding
    Euroclad
    Euroclad are developing a suite of Refresh solutions to respond to the increasing demand for refurbishment options. Refresh Systems provide a series of standard systems that can be used to overclad existing building envelopes that have failed, require improved thermal or acoustic performance or are in need of a facelift. Types of roof and wall...
    20 March 2017