Roofing News 2018

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New Health Checks Campaign Launched by the HSE

Posted on : October 25, 2018

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new campaign to monitor the health of construction workers, and to see if firms are taking precautions against damage to the health of their employees seriously.

The Evolution of Roofing Through the Ages

Posted on : October 15, 2018

Roofing is a critical part of the construction industry – some would argue it is THE most important part of a building, whether commercial or domestic.

Get 20% Off! Artificial Grass Special Offers this Autumn

Permaroof artificial grass special offers this Autumn are flying out of the door, and with 20% off at the checkout, plus loads of offcut rolls in our Derby-based shop, we aren’t a bit surprised! Don’t miss out on your chance to get your hands on some top-quality artificial grass while stocks last.

Permaroof EPDM Training Day – watch the video now!

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Permaroof’s renowned EPDM training day is a great opportunity for trade roofers to expand their businesses into single-ply roofing. As one of the industry’s fastest-growing sectors, EPDM single ply rubber roofing is an opportunity not-to-be-missed.

Can EPDM Flat Roof Systems Be Used for Green Roofing?

If you want to create a green roof in your home, then one of the first things that you need to consider is whether or not your roof structure is going to be able to hold the additional weight. Not only the soil and drainage layers that you will need to install, but also the additional rainwater that will be soaked up within the soil too.

Brexit Concerns Holding UK SME Manufacturers Back

Although the general feeling in the UK construction manufacturing sector is one of optimism, with some expecting significant growth on the international playing field by 2020, there are still concerns for the short term as the industry focus remains on attempting to inject stability into the current uncertain position.

Press Release: Permaroof Leads the Way in DIY Flat Roofing Resources

Permaroof, Derby: Permaroof UK Ltd is the country’s leading EPDM flat roof systems supplier with an award-winning customer support system that looks after DIY roofers in addition to professional tradesmen.

New Liquid EPDM Resources Available

You will be pleased to hear that we have now added even more Liquid EPDM resources to our flat roof installation guides library. The new guides, available to view online or download and save in PDF format, tackle the entire process of Liquid EPDM application.


How to Tackle Finding EPDM Roofers

If you’ve been looking for EPDM roofers, you’ll know that it isn’t always easy to find a reliable, local roofing contractor to work on your home. Consumer TV series’ like ‘Cowboy Builders’ often stick in our minds and remind us of the importance of engaging trustworthy tradespeople.


Press Release: Permaroof Rubber Shed Roof Sales Rocket this Summer

Permaroof, Derby: Permaroof UK Ltd is enjoying a busy Summer as sales of its rubber shed roof system go through the roof, so to speak. The Summer months in the UK have been exceptionally good in terms of the weather, and homeowners all over the country have been getting outside and catching up on the most important jobs around the house and garden.


3 Common DIY Flat Roof Mistakes

If you have a flat roof at your property or on your garage, it can be tempting to carry out repairs or even replace the roof yourself. It can certainly be a more cost-effective option, but you are open to one of the three most common DIY flat roof mistakes, which could end up costing you more!


EPDM Rubber Sales Go Through the Roof

Across the UK’s roofing industry, EPDM rubber is seeing sales go through the roof, so to speak, as the summer progresses. The largest increases are being seen in the DIY sector this year and it appears that more and more homeowners are taking flat roofing projects on themselves using the EPDM rubber system.


Press Release: Best Website for DIY Flat Roofing Resources

Permaroof, Derby: Permaroof UK Ltd is a leading EPDM supplier with an award-winning customer support system that promises to beat any other across the flat roof industry.


New Video Release: Permaroof Emergency Roof Repair Demonstration

We are pleased to announce the arrival of a brand new video tutorial in our video library this week – to go hand-in-hand with the launch and promotion of our latest product – Emergency Roof Repair.


New Installation Guide in our Library: Removing Creases from EPDM Rubber Roofing

Diy-flat-roof is pleased to announce the arrival of a new installation guide in our resource library. Removing Creases from EPDM Rubber Roofing is now available to view online or download for free.


FMB Ready to Support New Housing Minister

In a recent cabinet reshuffle, following the resignation of the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, it has been announced that the Prime Minister has nominated James Brokenshire MP to become the new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.


Press Release: Permaroof Adds New Delivery Lorry to Fleet

Permaroof UK Ltd is delighted to announce the arrival of a new 7.5ton lorry to expand its delivery fleet. Permaroof, the leading UK EPDM importer and supplier to trade and DIY is proving that traditional customer service is invaluable, yet is often overlooked by many businesses in the UK today.


New Permaroof Product Catalogue Launched for 2018

The 2018 Permaroof Product Catalogue has now arrived and it’s bigger and better than ever!


Leading Liquid Waterproofing Training from Permaroof UK

The Permaroof500 liquid waterproofing system is fast-becoming one of our most popular flat roof systems, with its high-quality, long-lasting and durable finish. Have you thought about adding liquid waterproofing to your range of flat roof services?


Women in Roofing Awards – Still Time to Nominate

There is still time to get your nominations in for two newly-launched awards from Women in Roofing (WinR) – the closing date is tomorrow, 28th February 2018 for The Maureen Johnson Rising Star Award and The Ellie Coulter Business Excellence Award.


Press Release: Permaroof Announce Launch of Technical Thursdays

Permaroof UK Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of Technical Thursdays to give its customers yet another fantastic way to get the answers they need to all their questions about flat roofing, green roofing and more.


The Go-To Resource for DIY Flat Roofing

DIY Flat Roof is currently undergoing some changes and updates as we aim to become the UK’s number one ‘Go-To’ resource for all your DIY flat roofing needs. We deliver a wide range of resources for you to use for free in PDF format available to download and keep, or with the option to view online on any device. We are currently adding more every day and aim to have a complete resource library very soon.


Flat Roof Installation Videos and More for 2018

This year we will be sharing more flat roof news, views, great products and tutorials with you in our blog, and we hope you will join us.


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