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EC1970 01-08-2011 07:18 PM

Synthetic Underlayments ?????
 
I'm installing a concrete tile roof in a dry climate medium wind area. I'm thinking of using TriBuilt Hi-Performance synthetic underlayment. It comes with a 25 year warranty, 10sq roll, and $115. The other two ones I researched were Palisades and Sharkskin Ultra. The Palisades is comprable and the Sharkskin cost $120 more but has a 50 year warranty. Are all polypropelene underlayments basically the same? Or do I get what I pay for?

Tom Struble 01-08-2011 08:43 PM

you do get what you pay for the more important aspect is to use the correct capped fasteners the manufacturer tells you to use

Robert F 01-10-2011 08:18 PM

Fastners are important we just did a ludwieci reset and i used tamkos tile and metal self adhering underlayerment, so we had no fasteners. It went done rather quickly and seals around the tile fastner to boot.Its a lot more money then synthetic but worth it.


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