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How to maintain and upgrade traditional Scottish slate roofs – CPD

Start date: 26-05-2022 End date: 26-05-2022

Graeme Millar of the NFRC on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 12.30 – 13.30

This CPD touches on the many topics relevant to the maintenance and upgrade of traditional Scottish slate roofs.

Topics covered in the CPD will include:

  • Scottish slate
  • Supplies of Scottish slate
  • Properties of – colour, size (random thickness)
  • Alternative slates available
  • When to re-slate and when to repair
  • When to redress and reuse slate introducing minimum new slates
  • When to totally strip and re-slate
  • When re-roofing gives you the opportunity to retrofit insulation to roof voids
  • Comparisons of finished roofs with different slates (especially those on terraced/tenement properties where the new slate abuts a roof with Scotch slate, good and bad examples)

Registration link: Webinar Registration – Zoom

26-05-2022 - 26-05-2022
12:30 - 13:30
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