Why gutters fail and the options to repair, replace or refurbish: A specifiers guide


Organisation profile

Sharmans is the UK market leading manufacturer of roof and gutter refurbishment solutions for commercial and industrial properties. Whether it’s gutter refurbishment, cut edge corrosion prevention, full roof coating or rooflight protection, Sharmans systems are underpinned by a range of comprehensive performance guarantees along with BBA certification. There is nothing comparable on the market to match our systems and guarantees.

Training aim

Leaking and failing gutters are frequent issues in commercial properties. We’re here to help experts better understand why gutters may fail and outline the most sustainable option to get the gutter back up to standard.

Learning objectives

The course determines what represents the best gutter refurbishment systems on the market. It is created to ensure the engineers feel confident in specifying the correct solutions for commercial and industrial buildings to bring it back up to standard and that their professional recommendations meet all legal requirements. 

Course outline

  • Introduction
  • Why commercial roof gutters fail
  • Decision to repair, replace or refurbish
  • System comparisons
  • Why Sharmans
  • Technical reference and support Q & A

Trainer's profile

Josh Hamer is and Associate of the Institute of Roofing and a member of the Technical Services Management team at Sharmans.

His primary role is specification generation and in addition to CPD’s he delivers site surveys for specifiers and generates bespoke specifications for them.

He has been in the industry for 23 years, and prior to joining Sharmans 7 years ago, he was Contracts manager for an industrial roofing and cladding company, so has practical experience from both a system design and installation perspective.

Course duration

Approx 40 minutes to allow for Q&A

Assessment & certification

This is an accredited CPD by the CPD Standards Office in the UK and is a CPD approved by Engineers Ireland which will contribute to your CPD hours for the year

Who should attend

It is aimed at building surveyors and as such participants can accrue CPD points to contribute towards achievement or renewal of Chartered status.

Facilities managers and anyone responsible for the maintenance of a commercial or industrial building will also find the course beneficial.