Redland has made some adjustments to its popular DuoPlain range and the most innovative change is the introduction of the DuoPlain Half Tile.
A ‘true’ half tile, 150mm wide, with interlocks on both sides, it is a replacement for the Tile-and-a-Half. The versatile, smaller product is much easier to handle than Tile-and-a-Half and is effectively an interlocking plain tile. The DuoPlain Half Tile is more robust than it its predecessor and can be used anywhere on the roof except as the end tile in a course.
The main tile in the DuoPlain range is largely unchanged but nib engagement at steeper pitches has been improved following feedback from roofers and the dummy bond line has been extended down the leading edge to enhance the double lap appearance.
Improvements to this range enhance Redland’s position as a product innovator. Quality is ensured by testing all its roofing systems to perform under the most extreme weather conditions across the UK.
When the DuoPlain Half Tile is used as part of a Redland SpecMaster specification, completed roofs qualify for a 15 year design liability guarantee.
Redland Mini Stonewold is the perfect solution against high winds in Orkney
With prevalent high winds in excess of 130mph on the Orkney Islands, a solution was required that could withstand these elements when it came to roofing a new facility for elderly and vulnerable members of the community. The BMI Redland Mini Stonewold Slate was chosen due to its strength, robustness and appearance of natural slate.
A new faster, safer, stronger and lighter metal tile solution from BMI
Drawing on its extensive experience in lightweight metal tiles,BMI – is setting new standards with the introduction of AeroDek. A roofing solution built for the future, AeroDek is faster, safer, stronger and lighter than traditional roof coverings; while replicating the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile guaranteed to last for 40 years.
Band of Builders and BMI team up for community project
When building charity Band of Builders learnt of the challenges faced by plasterer Iain Dodd’s family, it was eager to do what it could to help. Band of Builders – “run by tradespeople, for tradespeople” – aims to help members of the construction industry community when times get tough: and tough describes the Dodd’s family situation.