Tiles and Slate | Thatch
| Timber Shingles | Flat
Roofing | Green Roofs | Lead | Ventilation
+ Accessories | Guttering |
Sheet Cladding | Insulation
| Timber Frame|
- Generally laid to falls at
1 in 40 (min 1 in 80) -this can be achieved using firrings to
achieve a sloping substructure or cut to falls insulation. Types
-built up felt, mastic asphalt and single ply membrane; the high
performance membranes will give a much longer life than traditional
felt systems but will require specialist contractors.
- There are two types of generic
make up -a cold roof where the insulation sits below the membrane
and a warm roof where it sits above. Cold roofs may require ventilation
depending on the construction. Warm roofs are now more common
to comply with Part L of the Building Regulations.
- NFRC -the National Federation of roofing
Contractors -useful listing of contractors by region.
-householders guide to Flat Roofing.
Flat Felt Roofing DVD (Torch-on
Professionally produced by MC Video and presented by a specialist
with a lifetime of experience in the felt roofing industry.
This single DVD covers all safety issues and illustrates, chapter
by chapter, a complete three layer system of
the torch on application of felt roofing materials including
flashings to the drip edge, side fascia, parapet wall, adjacent
tiled/slate roof, box gutter, skylight and soil/pipe details.
A wealth of forty years experience and knowledge plus FREE
email customer support.
Monarflex -makers of
Icopal Sure-Weld TPO -an advanced Thermoplastic Polyolefin waterproofing
solution that combines the flexibility of rubber with the durability
of heat weldable seals. and FireSmart Single Ply - a non-flammable
SBS polymer modified bitumen, the first roofing membrane system
approved by the Loss Prevention Certification Board
- Bauder -manufacturers of single ply membranes
and green roof systems.
EP thermoplastic polypropylene roofing membranes do not contain
harmful chemicals such as toxins, dioxins, halogens or plasticisers.
- Marley Waterproofing -site aimed at the DIY market, explaining the
use of their felt roofing systems.
- Ruberoid -leading UK manufacturer and supplier
of high-performance integrated waterproofing solutions, including
built-up flat roofing systems, pitched roof underslatings and
breather membranes and roofing shingles.
- Sarnafil -part of the Sika Group, Sarnafil
was a pioneer of single ply roof membranes.
- Caro -comprehensive range of roof and floor
drainage outlets, including traditional spigot, balcony and compact
-roof outlets from Alumasc.
- Wade International -manufacturer of quality drainage products -
floor gullies, floor drains, roof outlets, grease converters