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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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