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Let’s start at the beginning… Why do we ventilate roof voids anyway?   Fact 1 - A void (empty gap or space) in a roof, will of course, be filled with air.  Fact 2 - This air will always contain some amount of moisture (moisture vapour). Fact 3 – In...
When it comes to mounting solar panels on a membrane covered roof there are different ways of getting the job done. This blog explores the pros & cons of some different methods available. Before we go too much further, its helpful to understand...
  Sustainability is the focus for the construction industry in 2022. With governments around the world aiming to reach net zero emissions, the role of the construction industry has come into the spotlight. Currently, this industry is one of the...
Please see our end of year order/delivery deadlines and office closing times throughout December.  20th Dec - Orders for the delivery of ex-stock items before Christmas must be received by 5pm  21st-23rd Dec– Orders taken for 2022  23rd Dec -...
Nicholson are undergoing some website improvements, and it would really help us to understand what you would like to see. If you can take a few minutes to help us we will email you a £5 Amazon voucher to say thank you!     Take part in the...
New Product Directory and Pricing Due to substantial increases in raw materials we have had to make some adjustments to our product pricing. Increases have been kept to a minimum, and as always, we are committed to providing products you can trust...
In construction many flat roofs are detailed as either warm roofs or cold roofs. Both roof types have their place, however there are differences to know about.  This article explores the differences between the two roof constructions.    Firstly, a...
We don’t always think about it, but most timber flat roof structures have a diaphragm (typically a plywood or OSB board) to tie the structural components together. Sometimes a pitched roof structure will also require a diaphragm to help provide an...
There is something beautiful about timber rainscreen cladding, and it's especially striking when it extends seamlessly to the pitched roof areas. Simple building lines, the natural hue of timber, hidden gutter detailing and the neatly trimmed...
Please see our end of year order/delivery deadlines and office closing times throughout December. 18th Dec – Orders for the delivery of ex-stock items before Xmas must be received by 5pm   21st-23rd Dec– Orders taken for 2021   24th Dec –...

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