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What Is The Maximum Wind Speed For Roofing Work?

Roofing accounts for a quarter of all deaths within the construction industry. Fragile materials and asbestos cement roofing sheets account for more of these deaths than any other single cause. HSE publication HSG33 ‘Health and safety in roof work’ provides industry...

7 Benefits Of Using Corrugated Steel Roof Sheets

Corrugated steel roofing sheets have been a popular choice for a variety of businesses across different sectors. Industries such as agricultural for animal shelters, industrial for manufacturing spaces and workshops as well as, residential. Corrugated roofing has...

Can I Install Solar Panels Onto My Metal Roofing Sheets?

Can I Install Solar Panels Onto My Metal Roofing Sheets?

Over recent years, solar panels have become increasingly viable and popular as a mainstream solution to climate change. According to Solar Energy UK over 1 million rooftops feature solar technology in the UK. Furthermore, solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems...

New Research On Site Safety For Construction Workers

New Research On Site Safety For Construction Workers

With such a high level of hazards and risks on building sites, it is almost obvious that risk assessments and safety precautions are vital. Not only for a company to keep its workers safe, but also for the overall general public. It should be at the heart of all...

How To Assess Your Roof For Damage Following A Storm

How To Assess Your Roof For Damage Following A Storm

Storms can cause major damage to any property, with such high winds, rain, and snow causing havoc with your roofing system. A roof’s primary aim is to protect property and its belongings. Following a storm, there could be some hidden damage. This can develop over the...

Health & Safety Tips For Roofers

Health & Safety Tips For Roofers

When it comes to roofing, health and safety is paramount. Whilst working at a height can be critical. Roofers are often faced with larger risks that can result in death. Falls from a height are a serious issue within the construction industries, often involving...

The Impact Of Climate Change On The Roofing Industry

The Impact Of Climate Change On The Roofing Industry

Often when looking at roofing topics and recent changes within the industry we focus on new developments and products being launched. Yet, one topic often missed is the effect of changes on our existing roofs. Over recent years and since COP26, climate change has been...

Supply Pressures Ease Due To Seasonal Drop

Supply Pressures Ease Due To Seasonal Drop

As the construction season has slowed down the impact on roofing and cladding material available has changed. Since Glenigan for the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) reported the issues the supply pressures have improved. In a statement by the...

Top Tips For Roofers Working Through Winter

Top Tips For Roofers Working Through Winter

As Winter officially begins, the nights draw in and the leaves have all fallen to the grown, for in door workings this may go unnoticed. However, for our trades men and women working outside, it means extra thermal layers, warm flasks, and extra safety precautions. As...