Two recent repairs have made use of Cromars wide range of products. A Lloyds Bank building was in need of additional support for its roof to handle increased footfall in order to enable further construction, and a storage unit in Speke needed to ensure its roofing was water tight. 

The former Lloyds Bank building which is currently for lease, sits within the evolving Edgbaston Village which offers a rich choice of leisure and retail facilities along with a wide selection of restaurants and bars.

A building sitting within a prominent position, aesthetics are paramount, hence S Wallace Developments were contracted to reroof the building. This was a specification, that the building was needing a flat roofing product that could work on a multitude of surfaces and conditions.

For a roof such as this with a vast amount of detail work the Flexiglass 2022 GRP Multi Surface Overlay System was the only product on the market for this application. Cromar Building Products Regional Manager Danny Wall says: “Flexiglass was recommended due to its abilities to cover most surfaces, the quick drying time, the strength & durability of the product. The Flexiglass is able to withstand heavy impact from falling slates and foot traffic. This enables ongoing construction works onsite to continue with the confidence throughout the project.”

Supplying the product via EH Smith Builders Merchants in Sutton Coldfield, the roof was estimated at 300sqm. Steve Wallace from S Wallace Construction remarks “The Flexiglass 2022 Multi Overlay System was just the product for this job, we shall be using it again”.

Mark Cleasby from EH Smith says “We have had great service from Cromar Building products, Both EH Smith and S Wallace Construction are happy with the product and will use on future projects”.

The site also features one of Cromar’s breather membranes from their VENT 3 range, truly showing how diverse roofing works can be. 

The Quick Self Storage Unit that now resides in Speke has a large expanse of flat roof, typical for industrial and commercial buildings. The main contractor Keda Construction wanted a reliable and fast acting liquid waterproof coating product.

Cromar’s Regional Sales Manager Gareth Kitchen has a strong working relationship with merchant Beesley and Fildes and recommended the supply of the Hydrosil Professional Acrylic Roof Coating. Working alongside Ryan O’Connor the Roofing Manager at Beesley and Fildes have supplied approximately 2000sqm of the Hydrosil Silicone Roof Coating.

The Hydrosil Waterproof Roof Coating is a liquid applied silicone roof coating with excellent UV resistance, fast curing and watertight. With the product being foot trafficable within 24 hours it gave Keda Construction the flexibility to continue works to a timescale. 

Dave from Keda Construction says “Following discussions with our supplier and initial survey we decided to use a Cromar product, HydroSil Pro Grade.

Following the clear instructions about conditions and use the contract was started, due to times of inclement weather there where interruptions in the application, however the product once mixed correctly went on surprisingly well, we had a few reservations after using similar applied systems but this product exceeded all our expectations in the ease of use and the amount of coverage that was achieved during the working day to the point even though we had breaks due to weather the project was finished well within the time allowed.

I would not hesitate to recommend this product and intend to make use of it on future projects”.

Ryan O’Connor Roofing Manager at Beesley and Fildes say “Dave came to me with a big project and was advised to use hydrosil by myself as it is an outstanding product with a 10-year guarantee. Then I contacted our amazing rep Gareth and got an order under way for 90 tins – which Cromar then delivered us this order within a matter of days, nice and fast which was brilliant service, which made our customer very happy”

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