Before operating a rubberized asphalt melter, it is the obligation of everyone involved in its operation to know, understand, and follow all recommended safety procedures, local ordinances, and codes. As…Read More
Restore & Repair So You Don’t Have to Replace Bituminous roofs and flashings oxidize and dry out as they age. Becoming increasingly brittle, they eventually split open from natural contraction…Read More
THE MOST IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE OF WATERPROOFING Each separate envelope trade contractor’s work, regardless of its being thought of as a waterproofing system or not (e.g., exterior mechanical apparatus), must become…Read More
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
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