Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R makes another key appointment

Flex-R has further strengthened its growing team with the appointment of Barry Shorrock as Area Sales Manager for the North of England. It’s a newly created role for the company in the region, and Barry eyes opportunities for Flex-R products to be the roof covering of choice for simple domestic projects right up to larger…

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Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R opens second depot along M62 corridor

Flex-R has opened a second UK depot in Huddersfield as part of ambitious growth plans to increase both its capacity to train roofing contractors and the availability of flat roofing materials. We have opened the new depot on Old Fieldhouse Lane on the outskirts of the town, as it is ideally positioned along the M62…

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Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R creates Specification Manager role

Flex-R has kicked off the first of a series of new appointments in newly created roles within the business as part of ambitious growth plans. Michael Iddenden-Smith has joined as Specification Manager for the South of England, and he will be responsible for developing the specification side of the business. His role will encompass two…

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Flex-R unveils expansion plans

Flex-R unveils expansion plans

Flex-R has announced that it will be opening a second UK depot in the North of England and creating as many as ten new jobs as part of its expansion plans for 2018. The new centre will be a training hub that roofing contractors based in the North of England can visit to undergo training…

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Flex-R urges contractors not to ‘mix and match’

Flex-R urges contractors not to ‘mix and match’

Roofing contractors are being urged not to ‘mix and match’ EPDM membranes, adhesives, primers and tapes from different suppliers, not just because it invalidates product warranties but also because it compromises vital fire safety standards. The warning comes from our Trading Director Duncan Winter, who is concerned that roofing contractors are leaving themselves wide open…

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LCA – Life-Cycle Assessment

A new Life-Cycle Assessment, or LCA, of the long-term environmental impact of EPDM shows that it performs significantly better than comparable roof assemblies. Equally as important, the study — based on the most up-to-date data supplied by industry and public sources — reports that the environmental impact of EPDM is lower than previously thought. LCA…

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Residential Extension – RubberBond Fleeceback

Residential Extension – RubberBond Fleeceback

PROJECT NAME: Bramley Garth, North Yorkshire PRODUCT: RubberBond Fleeceback ROOFING CONTRACTOR: Chris Clint Building & Joinery SUMMARY: A good example of the application of RubberBond Fleeceback EPDM in a residential installation. This privately owned home is an unassuming suburban terraced house situated in Bramley Garth, York.  The owner was expanding his home and added a single storey extension to…

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Swimming Pool Extension – RubberBond Fleeceback

Swimming Pool Extension – RubberBond Fleeceback

PROJECT NAME: Rowsham Dell, Milton Keynes PRODUCT: RubberBond Fleeceback SPECIFIED BY: Bailey Roofing ROOFING CONTRACTOR: Bailey Roofing SUMMARY: A good example of the application of RubberBond Fleeceback EPDM in a high humidity installation. Rowsham Dell is a 20 year old privately owned property in Milton Keynes which required a roof for a new swimming pool extension. For a domestic…

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Cottage Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

Cottage Refurbishment – RubberBond Fleeceback

PROJECT NAME: Church yard Cottage, Milton Keynes PRODUCT: RubberBond Fleeceback SPECIFIED BY: DPM Leadwork Ltd ROOFING CONTRACTOR: DPM Leadwork Ltd SUMMARY:  A good example of the application of RubberBond Fleeceback EPDM in an eco-home installation. Church Yard Cottage is a privately owned detached home in the village of Liphook, Hampshire. Constructed 6 years ago as an eco-home (designed and…

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose EPDM

Carlisle SynTec EPDM membranes offer an optimal solution for nearly any low-slope roofing situation. EPDM is a durable material that has more than 50 years of proven, in-field performance. With significant physical property advantages, warming benefits in northern climates and innovations in product technologies, EPDM is still defining the standard in the roofing market. Below…

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