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3 Single-Ply Roofing Myths Busted

Posted by FiberTite on Apr 18, 2018 11:05:31 AM

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.

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Visit FiberTite at the RCI International Convention & Trade Show

Posted by FiberTite on Mar 22, 2018 10:19:26 AM

The 2018 RCI International Convention & Trade Show will be held in Houston, TX at the Marriott Marquis Houston and George R. Brown Convention Center. The convention kicks off Friday, March 23rd and the trade show runs Saturday, March 24th from 3:15 – 7:15 p.m. and Sunday, March 25th from 8:45 a.m. – noon. FiberTite will exhibit again this year. Stop by booth #623 and learn how our 36 mil membrane provides operational security to the world’s most powerful brands.

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Commercial Roofers Expect a Steady Upswing in Sales for 2018 and Beyond

Posted by FiberTite on Mar 1, 2018 11:07:47 AM

Commercial roofing sales are projected to rise through 2020, and it’s the tried-and-true products that have contractors optimistic for the future.

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WEBINAR: ELD Successes and Failures: Lessons From The Field

Posted by FiberTite on Feb 21, 2018 1:06:00 PM

FiberTite is proud to sponsor a continuing education webinar brought to you by Building Enclosure Magazine. ELD Successes and Failures: Lessons From The Field was presented February 27, 2018.

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NRCA Needs You at Roofing Day in D.C. – March 6-7, 2018

Posted by FiberTite on Feb 19, 2018 2:59:30 PM

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is bringing together roofing professionals on March 6-7, 2018 in Washington, D.C. for Roofing Day in D.C. 2018. This is a unique opportunity to join hundreds of roofing professionals as they descend on Capitol Hill to meet with members of Congress and their staffs and speak with ONE VOICE as a united industry!

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Trial By Fire—Roofing Systems Compared Side-By-Side

Posted by FiberTite on Jan 5, 2018 1:34:18 PM

When it comes to fire protection, not all roofing systems are alike. While all systems must meet certain standards, some materials succumb to flame while others are self-extinguishing. Check out this video to see a lab test on some of the most popular roofing materials used today.

The chart below provides a quick overview of the flame-resistance of various roofing materials. While roofing systems are evaluated and tested as a unit, this look at materials is a good baseline for selecting the best system for your fire prevention needs.

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FiberTite is New Orleans Bound for the International Roofing Expo!

Posted by FiberTite on Oct 1, 2017 3:35:00 PM

The 2018 International Roofing Expo (IRE) will be held February 6-8, 2018 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. IRE offers an environment to learn about the latest in new roofing technology and interact with new products.

FiberTite will exhibit again this year in booth #625. Stop by and learn how FiberTite’s proven 36 mil membrane provides operational security to the world’s most powerful brands.

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Webinar: How to Maintain Your Flat Roof and Extend Its Service Life

Posted by FiberTite on Sep 28, 2017 1:31:30 PM

Are you interested in learning more about the most current maintenance recommendations for the six major types of low-sloped roofing systems?

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What Tools are Available for Roof Maintenance?

Posted by FiberTite on Sep 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

First and foremost, remember that you are the first line of defense when it comes to maintaining your roofing assets. With that being said, I would recommend someone on staff who knows what to look for when inspecting your roof and who also has the knowledge to make a temporary repair before the contractor or manufacturer gets there.  But even before that, check with your warranty for the do’s and don’ts and be sure you have a clear understanding of your responsibilities.

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Protecting Your Assets After the Hurricane

Posted by FiberTite on Sep 15, 2017 4:31:41 PM

The storm has passed and it’s now time to assess the damage.

The Initial Inspection

First, check your building’s envelope. If it’s damaged, you’ll likely need a temporary fix to protect your assets. This is especially true if there has been damage to the roofing system. But be careful when inspecting roof damage—damaged roofs can be very unstable.

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