Protect Membranes
  • Introducing the new class leading roofing underlay with strong wind uplift resistance and high air permeability

    Introducing the new class leading roofing underlay with strong wind uplift resistance and high air permeability

  • It's finally arrived

    It's finally arrived

    Protect Viking Air LR Air & Vapour Permeable Underlay

    The NEW high performance product joining the Glidevale Protect roofing family...

    ...when you see what it's capable of, we think you'll be excitied too!

  • The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    Over the last few months, a key goal for the organisation has been to bring the Glidevale and Protect brands together as ‘Glidevale Protect’.

    See the full message from our Commercial Director, Robert Colver...

  • 3 is the Magic Number for modern housing development

    3 is the Magic Number for modern housing development

  • Delivering thermal efficiency for large social housing development

    Delivering thermal efficiency for large social housing development

  • Thermo Extreme W1 provides coastal solution

    Thermo Extreme W1 provides coastal solution

  • Protect airtightness membrane used in leading-edge Passivhaus education building

    Protect airtightness membrane used in leading-edge Passivhaus education building

    Assisting with airtightness and envelope efficiency in a new exemplar low energy education building currently under construction in Northern Ireland.

  • Protect Membranes chosen for first multi-storey Passivhaus building in Scotland

    Protect Membranes chosen for first multi-storey Passivhaus building in Scotland

  • Supplier of choice for flagship modular development

    Supplier of choice for flagship modular development

    Protect wall construction membranes, roofing underlays and accessories used by specialists 'Totally Modular'

     

  • STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

    STA Advice Note 18 – what do specifiers need to know?

    After consultation with the NHBC, the Structual Timber Association (STA) release guidance...

  • In the spotlight - Fulmetal RediRoll

    Protect Fulmetal RediRoll is a unique and universal, ventilated ridge and hip system that provides uninterrupted air flow at the roof’s ridge. Here we look at the questions that our Technical Team is asked most frequently about ...
  • Next generation roofing underlay offers superior air permeability and strong wind uplift resistance

    Building products manufacturer Glidevale Protect has launched Viking Air, an air and vapour permeable (LR) roofing underlay for cold and warm pitched roofs. Air and vapour-permeable membranes are becoming an option of choice for s...
  • Protect Aluflash Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    AluFlash is a light-weight, environmentally friendly alternative to lead and can be used as a weathering flashing material or as an internal lining for box gutters....
  • Protect Viking Air Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    The technology behind Protect Viking Air ensures top level performance is achieved in air and vapour permeability. The membrane delivers a high rate of uninterrupted airflow rate to eliminate the need for additional ventilation a...
  • Introducing the new class leading roofing underlay with strong wind uplift resistance and high air permeability

    A UK producer, Glidevale Protect is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for high-performance construction membranes across the full building envelope. With the launch of Viking Air, it now offers the most vapour and air permeable roofing underl...
  • The times are certainly changing ...and so are we!

    Over the last few months, a key goal for the organisation has been to bring the Glidevale and Protect brands together as ‘Glidevale Protect’, in order to maximise the many synergies they share and to bring a more focused, solu...
  • Three is the magic number for modern housing development

    An innovative combination of three reflective, insulating and low emissivity construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a new build apartment scheme in Plymouth, Devon, helping ach...
  • Class W1 reflective membrane delivers in extreme conditions

    An innovative design and build café project on a busy coastal sea front open to high winds and driving rain, has received added protection to its external wall structure thanks to the installation of Protect Thermo Extreme, a low...
  • Delivering thermal efficiency for large social housing development

    Protect TF200 Thermo, the low emissivity, insulating breather membrane and VC Foil Ultra, the internal air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes have been specified and installed as part of an award winning new build soc...
  • Glidevale Protect - here to support and supply!

    As the construction industry adapts to the changing environment due to COVID-19, we wanted to make you aware that Glidevale Protect is open for business - we are here to help and supply you!...
  • Guidance on exposure of external breather membranes

    During these unprecedented and challenging times where, numerous construction sites are closed and in lockdown until further notice, Glidevale Protect would like to take the opportunity to offer some guidance with reference to any...
  • Glidevale and Protect Membranes go social!

    As leading UK manufacturers of construction products for residential and commercial sectors both new build and refurbishment, our core values at Glidevale and Protect Membranes are centred around offering innovative, quality produ...
  • Protect A1 takes centre stage in roofing scheme

    We were pleased to be sent video footage and site images from Darren McGhee, Managing Director of NFRC accredited DMG Roofing & Building in Glasgow recently, featuring a fantastic example of our impermeable roofing underlay Protec...
  • New and improved A1 T3 Plus adds weight to Protect’s roofing offer

    Protect Membranes, UK producer of construction and roofing membranes, has re-launched its impermeable roofing underlay Protect A1 T3 with an improved product weight to give added value for money for its customers....
  • Factory fitting made easier by new 3m wide airtightness membrane

    Protect Membranes, UK producer of construction and roofing membranes, has introduced a new 3m wide variant of its popular Protect BarriAir membrane, designed for ease of installation within a factory environment and to support the...
  • Protect TF200 Thermo membrane used in community timber frame build

    In the summer of 2019, our customer Apex Timber Frames Ltd used Protect’s TF200 Thermo external breather membrane for a local community project in Barnstaple to support a deserving family....
  • Protect airtightness membrane used in leading-edge Passivhaus education building

    Protect BarriAir, the air and vapour control layer from Protect Membranes, has been used to assist with airtightness and envelope efficiency in a new exemplar low energy education building currently under construction in Northern ...
  • Protect Membranes chosen for first multi-storey Passivhaus building in Scotland

    Protect BarriAir and reflective VC Foil Ultra, the air and vapour control layers from Protect Membranes, have been specified and installed by specialist design and build contractors Stewart & Shields in Scotland’s first multi-st...
  • Protect Membranes is supplier of choice for flagship modular development

    A variety of wall construction membranes, roofing underlays and accessories from Protect Membranes has been used by modular construction specialists Totally Modular as part of an innovative pilot scheme, built offsite on behalf of...
  • Self-adhesive vapour control layer delivers time saving benefits

    Protect Membranes, UK producer of roofing and construction membranes, has introduced Protect VB200, a reflective air and vapour control layer with an integral self-sealing adhesive backing, designed for use in either flat warm roo...
  • STA Advice Note 18 – What do specifiers need to know?

    John Mellor, Product Manager at Protect Membranes, explains the Structural Timber Association’s new STA Advice Note 18 and describes the key recommendations for breather membranes installed to structural timber walls....
  • ‘Extreme’ wall membranes deliver Class W1 performance for severely exposed sites

    Protect Membranes, UK producer of construction and roofing membranes, has introduced two new waterproof breather membranes designed for use externally on timber frame, SIPs and CLT wall panels, achieving a Class W1 resistance to w...
  • Three is the magic number for new modular housing scheme

    An innovative combination of three reflective, low emissivity wall construction membranes from Protect Membranes has been used to deliver the magic formula for a flagship affordable housing scheme in Swansea on behalf of Gwalia Ho...
  • Protect Membranes used for pioneering offsite social housing scheme

    Protect’s reflective TF200 Thermo insulating breather membrane has been used throughout a six property social housing project in Banbury on all external walls, to provide enhanced thermal efficiency and deliver a low U-value, co...

Protect provide a comprehensive range of  construction membranes, roofing  membranes and roofing accessories.

The construction range includes vapour permeable wall membranes including enhanced thermal performance solutions, vapour control and air barriers also with enhanced thermal performance solutions  and a range of sealing tapes and other accessories to provide a one stop shop for all requirements.

The roofing range includes vapour permeable (type LR) and vapour impermeable (type HR) 

underlays in a range of weights and strengths depending upon the application. The wind uplift performance of the range is one of the best available without the need to apply additional tapes to restrain overlaps.

A comprehensive range of roofing accessories is also available to complement the roofing underlays.

Our Technical Services team will be pleased to offer advice and assistance on the application of all products and undertake thermal calculations where Protect reflective technology is used.

Our free technical advice and specification service helps to ensure that your project will meet all regulatory requirements.

A range of Protect Membrane products are available from your local merchant or direct from: