Not all roofing products are equal and it is important to know that there are risks associated with accepting alternative products to those that have been specified.

This is according to Dennis White, director of the Southern African Metal Cladding and Roofing Association (SAMCRA), who warns that it is no longer safe to specify products by their generic names and then assume all products will automatically be manufactured to the same tolerances and standards, plus have the same durability and performance characteristics.

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