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Care, Maintenence and Repair of Clay and Concrete Roof Tiles

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A new guide has been produced by the Roof Tile Association to enable designers, contractors and building owners to identify specific maintenance and repair items that can affect roofs and walls clad with clay and concrete tiles and to implement appropriate design and maintenance measures.  (Please note: the RTA do not accept liability for any […]

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The Correct Use of Tile Clips

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The members of the Roof Tile Association have put together some straightforward notes on the correct use of tile clips, explaining the importance of ensuring tile clips are specified and used in the right way.   The Correct Use of Tile Clips – Notes from the RTA    

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Guide to the Building Regulations Part L

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The Building Regulations Part L (Conservation of fuel and power) including relevant Approved Documents has been revised and came into force on the 6th April 2014. The purpose of the revision is to further improve the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings. To assist the industry in its understanding of the Part L changes, […]

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Changes to BS 5534

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The revised British Standard code of practice BS 5534 brought with it some major changes to roofing practices in the UK. The need for the reform came about due to the increasingly erratic weather patterns across the UK and the effect it is having on the integrity of pitched roofs. 1st March 2015 marked the […]

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