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Klober’s Dry Verge Range: Mortar Free for quicker and safer installation

Author: Klober | 2021-10-12

Dry fix verge applications have become a beneficial alternative to mortar fixed verges as they can save time, money and the need for regular maintenance. Find out more about Klober's Dry Verge solutions...

Tags: Dry Verge Mortar Free

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Continuous Dry Verge T Strip | Now availble in grey

Author: Klober | 2021-10-04

As a long-standing popular product with our customers, our Uni Line Continuous Dry Verge T-strip is a perfect solution for a clean, sleek looking verge - and now we’ve introduced a grey roof verge strip...

Tags: TStrip New Verge

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Industry Topics

What to Avoid With Roof Membranes

Author: Klober | 2021-10-01

When sourcing roofing materials, there are a number of things to avoid. Here we’ve delved into the two most common issues to help raise the roofing standard...

Tags: Membranes Support Value

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Customer Communications

Seven Top Tips for Installing Roofing Membranes

Author: Klober | 2021-09-16

When installing roofing membrane products, it’s important that steps are taken to ensure the process is safe and efficient. Here we have compiled seven top tips to think about before you get started with pitched roofing membranes. 

Tags: Membranes Installation Support Tips

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Customer Communications

What to ask your roofing supplier when choosing a roofing membrane

Author: Klober | 2021-09-03

When selecting roofing products, choosing a supplier with an extensive range is a good starting point. This is key for sourcing high quality roofing underlays and vapour permeable membranes.

Tags: Membranes, Suppliers, Support

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Customer Communications

Visit us at the NMBS Exhibition 2021

Author: Klober | 2021-09-01

We're excited to announce that we'll be attending the NMBS Exhibition at the Coventry Building Society Arena on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th September 2021.

Tags: NMBS, Exhibition, Buying Group

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Customer Communications

Win £250 to spend at your favourite supplier: #MyPermoRoof

Author: Klober | 2021-09-01

Share a photo of your Klober Permo roofing membrane for the chance to win £250 to spend at your favourite roofing or builders merchant.

Tags: Klober, Permo, Competition

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Product Focus

A Membrane For Every Roof - New Brochure

Author: Klober | 2021-08-16

From the most breathable roofing membrane, to one of the strongest, the PERMO RANGE provides a convenient, trusted solution for every roof.

Tags: Roofing, Membranes, Underlays, Felts

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Customer Communications

New Klober Team Structure Aims to Support Merchants

Author: Klober | 2021-07-30

We’ve taken a new approach to the structure of the Klober team so we can provide more support for our customers right across the UK and Ireland.

Tags: Klober Team, Customer Service, Support

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Product Focus

Meet The Product: Klober's New Video Series

Author: Klober | 2021-07-28

Our Meet the Product videos will form part of a new wider video strategy to give more support to Klober customers and installers.

Tags: Klober, 6m Ridge Kit, Ventilation, Ridge & Hip

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Customer Communications

In the Football Spirit: Taking a Look Back at the Euros 2020

Author: Klober | 2021-07-12

To get into the spirit of the competition, David, who looks after our colour matching service put his creative skills to use...

Tags: Colour Matching Service, Euros 2020

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Case Studies

Market Insights Drive Klober’s Latest Range Extensions

Author: Klober | 2021-06-22

Based on recent customer insights and home improvement trends, Klober has revealed a number of range extensions to offer its customers and installers.

Tags: Klober, Products, Market, Insights

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Customer Communications

Meet Jenny: Klober's New Logistics and Warehouse Manager

Author: Klober | 2021-06-08

In a newly created role, Jenny has joined the team to help develop how we service our merchant customers, working to bring extra direction...

Tags: Klober, Logistics, Warehouse, Team, Manager

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Industry Topics

Weather Records Call for More Robust Roofing

Author: Klober | 2021-04-19

The unpredictability of the UK climate is highlighting the need for safer and more breathable roofing solutions, advises roofing and ventilation components manufacturer, Klober.

Tags: Roofing, Industry Topic, Membranes, Underlays

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Product Focus

Klober Has A New Dry Ridge Kit Coming Soon

Author: Klober | 2021-03-25

We’re pleased to announce that next month, we’ll be launching the latest addition to our dry ridge systems. The new Dry Ridge Kit will be an entry-level solution, to sit alongside our famous Roll Fix brand.

Tags: Roofing, Ridge and Hip, New Product

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Industry Topics

Klober Shares Roofing Industry Outlook

Author: Klober | 2021-03-22

Stuart Stockley, Managing Director at Klober Group, shares how the business plans to help the industry succeed, as the country edges closer to a post-pandemic future, despite the fact all manufacturers...

Tags: Roofing, Industry Topic

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Product Focus

New Products: GRP Secret Gutter & Eaves Vent Pack

Author: Klober | 2021-03-08

Klober is excited to announce new product introductions, with their GRP Secret Gutter, available now, and additional sizes to their existing Eaves Vent Pack, available in April. To compliment Klober’s...

Tags: Roofing, Dry Verge & Valleys, Eaves Ventilation, New Product

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All Fact No Fiction: All About Breathable Membranes

Author: Klober | 2021-03-01

With so much choice available when it comes to roofing membranes, it isn’t uncommon for misconceptions to exist relating to the different types. In particular, the term ‘breathable’ is quite often misunderstood.

Tags: Membranes, Underlays, Breathable Membranes, Permo Air

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Industry Topics

Klober Supports Roofers of Tomorrow

Author: Klober | 2021-02-26

Leading roofing and ventilation component manufacturer, Klober, has shown support for young roofers last year, by donating materials to a number of colleges nationwide. The contribution marks part...

Tags: Roofing, Industry Topic, Training

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Klober Continues to Bolster Commercial Team Ahead of Busy 2021 for UK Roofing

Author: Klober | 2021-01-29

With the Construction Products Association recently predicting a 14% rise in construction output in 2021, Klober has enhanced its commercial team to support customers during an expected...

Tags: Roofing, Industry Topic, Klober Team

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Klober Appoints New Commercial Director to Support Roofing

Author: Klober | 2021-01-28

With 45% of construction companies anticipating a rise in output during the year ahead, according to an IHS Markit survey, Klober’s timely appointment of Chris Nicholls...

Tags: Roofing, Industry Topic, Klober Team

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Customer Communications

New Year Offer - Uni Click & Contract Dry Verge System

Author: Klober | 2020-12-21

Throughout January and February 2021, we're giving away a free box of End Caps to Klober account holders when they order 10 boxes of Klober Uni Click or Contract Dry Verge.

Tags: Roofing, Promotion

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Customer Communications

Klober Group Brexit Planning Statement - November 2020

Author: Klober | 2020-11-24

As negotiations continue during this transition period, which may not be fully transparent until they are signed off by both the UK and EU at the end of the year, our focus at Klober is business...

Tags: Brexit

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Customer Communications

Stocktake and Christmas 2020 - Cut off dates and lead times

Author: Klober | 2020-11-13

Please note the changes to Klober’s Sales Office opening hours during stocktake and over the Christmas period, including cut off dates for ordering and delivery. 

Tags: Roofing, Seasonal

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Celebrating 60 years of Klober with customer giveaways

Author: Klober | 2020-10-12

The leading roofing ventilation and component manufacturer has revealed it will be giving away £60 every working day in October and November. What’s more, a top of the range...

Tags: 60 Years Anniversary, Promotion

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Product Focus

New look packaging for Klober

Author: Klober | 2020-09-30

Earlier this year Klober went through a brand refresh to bring a new look and feel to the well known, roofing components manufacturer. The timely update was also in line with Klober celebrating its 60 year...

Tags: Roofing, Ridge and Hip, Eaves Ventilation, 60 Year Anniversary

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Digital

Klober Accelerates Digital Enhancement

Author: Klober | 2020-08-28

As more roofing and building professionals are looking online for advice, guidance and technical information, leading roofing and ventilation component manufacturer...

Tags: Roofing, Digital, Website

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Industry Topics

Roofing Myth Busting: Relative Cost Increase Vs. Cost Totality

Author: Klober | 2020-07-31

When procuring roofing materials, taking a price-led approach per unit cost can create a false economy for a building project long-term...

Tags: Roofing Industry, Membranes, Underlays, Projects

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Klober marks 60 years with message of support to industry

Author: Klober | 2020-06-15

This summer, roofing ventilation and accessories manufacturer, Klober, was set to celebrate 60 years of serving the building and construction industry.

Tags: 60 Years Anniversary, Roofing Industry

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Product Focus

Introducing the Permo range of roofing membranes

Author: Klober | 2020-06-01

The Permo range offers superior performance, to ventilate the roof and help to reduce heat loss. Whilst all of Klober’s products conform to the...

Tags: Permo Air, Permo Forte, Permo Extreme, Membranes

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Product Focus

Low Pitch Roofs and Performance

Author: Klober | 2020-05-15

Adrian Fishley, Key Account Manager at Klober, discusses how specifying the right membrane will ensure an efficient low pitch roofing solution without compromising...

Tags: Permo Extreme, Membranes

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Customer Communications

COVID-19 UPDATED (06/07/2020)

Author: Klober | 2020-04-22

Important Customer Update - As of Monday 6th July, our opening hours will return to normal: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, while the cut-off time for processing orders is 2.30pm.

Tags: Covid update

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COVID-19 UPDATE (31/03/2020)

Author: Klober | 2020-03-31

Important Customer Update - After taking feedback from customers and colleagues alike, we have made the decision to temporarily suspend Klober’s distribution channels in the UK...

Tags: Covid update

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Product Focus

Klober’s Ridge and Hip Kit is the number one performing product

Author: Klober | 2019-10-06

We invited 10 roofers to come and install ridge kits and Klober came out as the top performing product. Firstly, we asked the roofers to prioritise a number...

Tags: Roll Fix, Ridge and Hip

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Training team boost for Klober

Author: Klober | 2018-12-18

Klober has strengthened its training offer by bringing two of its Area Account Managers – Nick King and David Rolph – into the team. Both Nick and David have extensive...

Tags: Training

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Product Focus

Colour and Texture Become a Choice with Klober Vent Tiles

Author: Klober | 2018-09-18

To assist roofing contractors and developers achieve the highest aesthetic possible for their roofs, Klober offers a unique vent tile matching and granulation...

Tags: Tile Vents, Tile matching

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Product Focus

Permo Extreme Passes Tests with Flying Colours

Author: Klober | 2018-05-15

Tests at the BRE’s Garston laboratories have proved that Klober’s Permo Extreme roofing underlay can withstand the rigours of the UK’s weather without the need for support...

Tags: Permo Extreme, Membranes

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Klober Permo Extreme – new half roll available roll, perfect for smaller roofing projects!

Author: Klober | 2018-04-15

Permo Extreme from Klober is a waterproof, tear-resistant underlay, designed for use on low pitched roofs. Now also available in smaller roll size.

Tags: Permo Extreme, Membranes

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An overview of the new BS 8612 dry-fixed ridge, hip and verge product specification.

Author: Klober | 2018-03-14

The new BS 8612 for dry fixed Ridge, Hip and Verge product specification should prevent problems with dry fix systems.

Tags: Ridge and Hip, Verge, Dry Fix

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Case Studies

Permo Air for historic Australian building restoration

Author: Klober | 2018-01-28

Klober Permo Air roofing underlay used in the restoration of a heritage building in Marble Hill near Adelaide, until 1955 the summer residence for...

Tags: Permo Air, Membranes

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Klober Permo Air used in Grade 1 listed church re-roof

Author: Klober | 2018-01-23

Extensive restoration and re-modelling of the Grade 1-listed All Saints Church in Kingston-upon-Thames saw Klober Permo Air underlay...

Tags: Permo Air, Membranes

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Permo Air for £3m school extension

Author: Klober | 2018-01-23

A £3m development of two residential blocks for boarders at Housman Hall School Bromsgrove saw Klober Permo Air specified by Rowbotham Architects.

Tags: Permo Air, Membranes

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Klober underlay for 13th century church restoration

Author: Klober | 2018-01-23

Klober Permo Forte vapour permeable roofing underlay has been used in the restoration of the Church of All Saints in Winterton, North Lincolnshire. The project attracted...

Tags: Permo Forte, Membranes

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Product Focus

Klober moves air barrier technology to a new level

Author: Klober | 2018-01-15

Air barriers (otherwise known as vapour control layers) aren’t new but their use has become increasingly common as standards affecting new build have risen.

Tags: Wallint 50, Sepa Solar, Vapour Barriers, Membranes

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Wakaflex Lead Free Flashing for ultimate performance

Author: Klober | 2017-07-24

Flashing work often requires a specialist roofer and can be both time-consuming and costly. Leadwork is also potentially hazardous to the installer...

Tags: Wakaflex, Lead Free Flashing

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Klober air-open underlay for Grade 1 listed manor house

Author: Klober | 2017-03-15

Loseley House is a Grade 1 listed Elizabethan manor house in Guildford Surrey. Philips Chartered Surveyors were responsible for a design...

Tags: Permo Air, Membranes

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