There is a significant difference between standard oxidized asphalt ASTM D-312 Types I, II, III and IV and unoxidized asphalt materials. The ASTM D-312 products utilize a petroleum derived material…Read More
A well-designed green roof assembly, whether extensive or intensive, involves a series of functioning layers that must succeed in achieving the following: The success of a green roof relies heavily…Read More
“Will deicing products have any effect on Barrett’s RamTough 250 hot rubberized asphalt membrane?” Using ice melting compounds to clear snow and ice from plazas, drives, public entryways, and other…Read More
Application of a roofing, waterproofing or restoration system in cold weather can be achieved successfully, within certain limitations, if precautions are taken. It is important to understand what may be…Read More
The core of Barrett’s RamTough 250 waterproofing systems is a fluid-applied rubberized asphalt membrane, which forms a completely monolithic waterproof barrier without seams or joints. The RamTough 250 formulation and…Read More
Bituminous roofs and flashings oxidize and dry out as they age, becoming increasingly brittle until they inevitably split open from natural contraction and expansion cycles. These and other forces cause roofs to become increasingly susceptible to moisture entry as they age.
Once moisture enters the system, the roof insulation quickly deteriorates to a point where the roofing and insulation must be completely removed before the roof can be replaced. With timely intervention, it is possible to avoid the necessity of costly and disruptive roof removal.Read More