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  1. Roofing/Siding
    Hi there, I have a slopped roof with two layers of EPDM, the second has a granule/gravely texture. I'm installing a composite deck on tapered sleepers (cut from 2 x TBD to compensate the roof slope) and I want to ensure I separate the cut side at the bottom from the membrane/rubber to avoid...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    We have a low slope roof (1/4:12) and want to install a 0.065 EPDM layer. The installer suggests Grace ULTRA ice shield below as it is safe for EPDM. I've seen other posts saying the rubber is the roof. Is there any harm in the application as extra protection? We are using a spray foam...
  3. Building & Construction
    Looking for advice on materials for renovating a 7x30 uncovered deck over living space. Current deck has rail posts attached on top of the exterior walls below, forming penetrations in a hot mop waterproofing layer, sleepers fastened into joists through hot mop (more penetrations), and Cedar...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    Hello, I have a question about a flat roof I am trying to repair. The roof is approximately 18' x 16'. I originally put the Black Jack Rubbr #57 from lowes on the wood directly. However, that material did not hold up well and started to crack. I now have learned about the material EPDM and...
  5. Flooring
    My landlord (a good guy) is planning to replace my nice old deck, with its asphalt flooring--which I use almost every day for sitting, gardening, and doing wood-working--with rubber decking materials, the popular EPDM, I assume. Can this rubber roofing material be flooring as well by itself...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    Hi folks. I'm looking for some advice on our flat roofing project. We live in Eugene Oregon, serious rain all winter, hot and dry in the summer, rarely get's below freezing but it does happen at least once a year for a few days... Our slope is around 1:12 (it's an old house, one side is 1:12 the...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, I'm new to your forum and would appreciate any help that can be provided. We own a catering hall and do most of our maintainence ourselves. I have an 800 square foot epdm roof that is 12 years old. It has only two seams, and covers a large walk-in cooler outside. The...
  8. Roofing/Siding
    We live in Cleveland Ohio, and we have a 13x11 feet sunroom that was leaking slightly when we bought the house (7/2009). So far we spent a fair amount of money trying to fix it (2 'professional' roofers) and the leaking has significantly decreased but we still notice 1 or 2 water dops hanging...
  9. Roofing/Siding
    i am going to replace my rubber flat roof and i am trying to decide between 1) white vs. black 0.60 mil epdm membane, and 2) 1" or 2" of polyiso insulation underneath the epdm. I live in a 100y.o house and the 3rd floor (top) is HOT and stifling in the summer. I thought maybe adding...
  10. Roofing/Siding
    I have a small low sloping roof that needs to be re-roofed. Three contractors looked at my 2 on 12 roof and gave me proposals for three different GAF products. Which one should I go with and why? T.P.O SBS Modified Bithumen Granular Peel and Seal .60 mil single ply EPDM Thanks Arty
  11. Roofing/Siding
    Hi all, I have a 3rd story flat roof I need to replace. I have had some quotes that range from $3800 to $6000. It has about 2 inches of pitch and "other" asphalt like layers. The dimensions are 18' x 13' + a small flat dormer of about 10' x 8' so just over 300 sqft. I'm going to assume this...
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