Category Archives: Waterproofing

Trevor Lang, Technical Manager – Roofing Division for Alumasc Exterior Building Products, explains how bituminous roofing membranes can help in the battle against global warming. Putting ecological roofing membranes on the market is good. Designing membranes that actively purify the … More >>


Blackdown Greenroof’s Somerset Nursery

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Business is brisk at Blackdown Greenroof’s Somerset nursery, based in Somerset, the plant growing nursery is at full production with many orders waiting to be dispatched to greenroof projects around the United Kingdom.   Introduction By growing our own plant … More >>

Alumasc’s Euroroof waterproofing system has been installed on the 3200 m2 roof at Hovis’ prestigious bread-baking factory in the heart of Bradford, protecting this iconic building against water ingress and helping maintain the viability of bread production at the site … More >>

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Blackdown Planting Options for Green Roofs

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Planting is all about the cultivation of plants which are wind, frost and drought resistant, require very little maintenance and are self-propagating. This type of vegetation will consist primarily of sedums, but can include herbaceous plants and grasses if the … More >>


Meet Alumasc’s Latest Regional Manager

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Barry Yardley recently joined Alumasc Roofing Systems as London and South East Regional Manager within the Refurbishment sector, assisting in the further growth of the various products Alumasc Roofing Systems have on offer. Barry’s 20 year experience within the flat … More >>


Green Roof Facts – Plug vs Sedum

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Introduction Adrian Culling, Technical Manager for Blackdown Greenroofs has been working at Blackdown since 2008, and has priced a lot of green roofs in that time, but recently it seems that the majority of specifications that come cross his desk are … More >>

In order for you to plan your capital works programs effectively you will need to obtain stock condition information. This can only be kept updated accurately by carrying out field surveys. This is where our knowledge and expertise can assist … More >>

A ‘single source’ solution can be more beneficial and will benefit the customer as this provides a more efficient supply chain. The ‘single source’ solution also helps in reducing turnaround times and overall costs. Another major benefit is the guarantee … More >>

Both guarantees and warranties are legally binding contracts. This means there is no way a manufacturer could refuse to fix your problem if it falls within the terms and conditions of the agreement. Alumasc offers an unrivalled and comprehensive choice … More >>

To reduce both cost and disruption it is essential to select a system that will offer robust long-term performance. It’s also advisable to select a system that can adapt to future changes such as the introduction of new plant on … More >>

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