Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Roofing/Siding

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-28-2008, 05:11 PM   #16
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,384
Rewards Points: 0
Share |
Default

flat built-up roof


I just wanted to respond about that biew point from the manufacturing facility, due to the "Inside" information about the watering down of the asphalts in shingle products currently.

How much more of this can go on, before a 30 year roof only lasts 3 months instead?

Ed

Ed the Roofer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2008, 08:37 PM   #17
Member
 
the roofing god's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Pomona,New York,10970
Posts: 877
Rewards Points: 0
Send a message via MSN to the roofing god
Default

flat built-up roof


another reason single ply is the new king,maintenance areas should be budgeted to be covered with rubber walkpads in maintenance areas to prevent damage,unfortunately too often it all breaks down to the almighty dollar
__________________
"If it`s worth doing,It`s worth doing right!!"

www.ADVANCEDROOFINGNEWYORK.com
the roofing god is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2008, 11:41 PM   #18
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,384
Rewards Points: 0
Default

flat built-up roof


For a properly trained crew who has the right equipment, I would still personally prefer a Coal Tar Pitch roof.

I installed many, many brands of single plys, and the main defect that occurred from one brand to another, was the maintenance and actual working staff going up on the roof creating minor damage.

But, a "Minor" slice in a single ply membrane is a 100% intrusion of water.

If the facility that is getting attended to had a dutiful, conscientious maintenance supervisor AND did not allow any other contractor or building employee up on the roof unsupervised, during the entire time that they needed to be up there, then the single ply roofs would be a much more resiliant system.

I love putting them down and also, they are much easier to install and to patch, in the event that a patch is needed though.

Ed

Ed the Roofer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Modified bitumen vs 60 mil EPDM membrane Flat Roof doingygirl Roofing/Siding 11 01-07-2008 08:41 AM
Flat roof - Rolled? - leaks Advice? JJ2001 Roofing/Siding 4 11-19-2006 06:17 AM
flat roof leak snikda9 Roofing/Siding 16 01-26-2006 04:25 PM
Flat Roof Replacement Quote Questions rocketmahn Roofing/Siding 1 01-02-2006 06:01 PM
Need Help on the Flat Roof and more... MelindaA Roofing/Siding 12 12-21-2005 10:12 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.