Insulation can become wet in a variety of ways. A pipe could burst, a seam could have been improperly welded or there could be a puncture somewhere on your roofing system. However, just fixing the cause of the leak is not enough; the wet insulation must be removed. Damp insulation is a danger not only to your roofing system but also to the overall integrity of your building as well as the people who occupy it. The following four points explain the ramifications of not tearing out wet roof insulation.
Learn the key elements of on-site analysis and material testing for investigative evaluations with the latest FiberTite®-sponsored continuing education webinar. This series, by Building Enclosure magazine, provides an overview of:
The 2019 International Roofing Expo (IRE) is almost here, and once again, FiberTite will be exhibiting. This year’s conference takes place Feb. 11-13 at the Music City Center in Nashville, and we hope to see you there. We’ll be in booth #2137, providing plenty of information and a chance to win some great prizes.
Roofing Contractor recently published its 2018 list of the top 100 contractors in both residential and commercial roofing. In its 10th year of compiling this list, RC once again collected sales revenue totals for 2017 from companies all around the country. This data was used for the 2018 list of highest-earning roofing professionals.
When Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida in September of 2017, it hit Marco Island and Ft. Myers hard. Most buildings suffered serious wind damage, and many roofs were damaged or destroyed. It has kept roofers very busy with some repairs not receiving attention until recently.
FiberTite is proud to be a Sapphire Sponsor for this year’s Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo (FRSA). The convention will be held June 28–29 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida.
Each year, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) organizes National Roofing Week. June 3–9 has been designated as National Roofing Week 2018, and the NRCA is encouraging members to take part by informing the public about how essential roofs and professional roofing contractors are to communities.
The technology behind the FiberTite roofing membrane places it in a class of its own. Currently, FiberTite is the only single-ply roofing membrane that meets the stringent ASTM D6754 standard, which requires the proper utilization of DuPont™ Elvaloy® Ketone Ethylene Ester (KEE).
When identifying today’s most prevalent single-ply membrane roof systems and their appropriate application methodologies, there are a number of myths surrounding durability, energy saving capabilities and condensation concerns. Take a look at the myths below to see what’s real when it comes to single-ply roofing.
When you were younger, you probably heard that sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyesight or that drinking coffee will stunt your growth.
As it turns out, these are just myths.
In fact, there are many myths today that don’t hold any truth to them.
There are even myths when it comes to roofing. When identifying today’s most prevalent single-ply membrane roof systems and their appropriate application methodologies, there are a number of misconceptions surrounding the durability, energy-saving capability and condensation concerns of single-ply roofing.