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Why GB’s Young Roofers Need Your Support

No sooner has the Rio Olympic games come to an end and gold medals are back on our minds. Only this time, it’s not swimming or track & field events - it’s roofing. And, it’s not Rio - it’s Poland. Yes, the bi-annual World Championship for Young Roofers is once again upon us. Part of…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:39+01:00February 21st, 2018|Roofers, Young|Comments Off on Why GB’s Young Roofers Need Your Support

FRAGILE ROOFS – THE SAFETY ‘ELEPHANT’ IN THE ROOM?

  Most of us would agree that in the last decade great strides forward in working safely at height have been made across most areas and trades involved in building and maintaining all manner of roofs. Risks from falls are now better identified, controlled and avoided. Building projects have better edge protection; safety netting is…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:39+01:00February 21st, 2018|FRAGILE, ROOFS|Comments Off on FRAGILE ROOFS – THE SAFETY ‘ELEPHANT’ IN THE ROOM?

How to solve your disputes with NFRC and TrustMark

In roofing, there may be times when your customer isn’t quite satisfied with the installation and it leads to a payment dispute. Unfortunately, it comes with the territory - even if you’ve done a great job, on time and on budget, you’re bound to come across someone at some point with whom you don’t see…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:38+01:00February 21st, 2018|disputes, solve|Comments Off on How to solve your disputes with NFRC and TrustMark

Grow your business with The Heritage Roofing Register

Are you looking to grow your business? Are you interested in learning new roofing skills? If the answer is yes to both, then why not consider training to become a heritage roofing specialist and taking on conservation projects in your locality? Not only would it be a great way to source new customers, you could…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:38+01:00February 21st, 2018|Business, Heritage|Comments Off on Grow your business with The Heritage Roofing Register

Corrosion of fully supported Metal Roofing – The Situation

Fully supported metal roofs have a long and successful history in the UK – traditionally produced in lead and copper but other non-ferrous and ferrous metals including coated steel are used. However, in recent years there has been increasing reports of rapid failure of the material due to corrosion from the inside out in some…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:38+01:00February 21st, 2018|Corrosion, fully|Comments Off on Corrosion of fully supported Metal Roofing – The Situation

The Benefits of NFRC Membership by our 1000th Member

Having reached our 1,000th trade member milestone in September, we thought it opportune to reach out to DPM Industrial Roofing (UK) Limited based in Stoke-on-Trent, in the Midlands, and find out just exactly what NFRC membership means to them. Sean Wallace, Director of DPM Industrial Roofing explains: Why did you join NFRC? Alongside our safety…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:38+01:00February 21st, 2018|Benefits, Membership|Comments Off on The Benefits of NFRC Membership by our 1000th Member

How to Grow Your Business with TrustMark

Do you want your roofing business to stand out from the crowd? Would you like satisfied customers to spread the word about your skills and service? Are you planning to expand your business and are hungry for referrals? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then you need to seriously consider registering…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:37+01:00February 21st, 2018|Business, TrustMark|Comments Off on How to Grow Your Business with TrustMark

Why Investing in Training Pays Dividends

    They say that in any industry, people are the most valuable asset that a company can have. Indeed, the most successful companies tend to be those that have fully trained staff and an operative workforce, and roofing is no different.  Training is vital if you want to stay ahead of the game. Aside…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:37+01:00February 21st, 2018|Investing, Training|Comments Off on Why Investing in Training Pays Dividends

What Makes a Good Flat Roof?

   Once associated with poor materials and shoddy workmanship, flat roofs are now back in vogue and are highly favoured amongst designers and architects. With extended life-spans, ease of maintenance, and proven resistance to the fluctuation of the British weather, together with high performance and cost effectiveness, a flat roof can offer a real alternative…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:37+01:00February 21st, 2018|Makes|Comments Off on What Makes a Good Flat Roof?

How to ‘Grow’ Green Roofing Opportunities

If you’re not familiar with green roofing, or if you think it’s only for horticulturists and large-scale public projects, then it may be time to have a rethink. There’s a growing movement by many councils and local authorities throughout the UK, including the London boroughs, to incorporate green roofs into new developments, where feasible. Green…

By |2018-02-21T13:40:36+01:00February 21st, 2018|Green, Roofing|Comments Off on How to ‘Grow’ Green Roofing Opportunities
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