As the cooler weather of fall sets in, it’s a good time to remember that adhesives don’t respond well to cold temperatures. This may slow certain jobs or inhibit adhesive work early in the day, but the consequences of ignoring a manufacturer’s recommendations for application temperatures are severe.
Choosing a membrane roofing material is an often overlooked aspect of a construction job. It’s even overlooked when replacing a roof, as many building owners simply choose the least-expensive viable option. For long-term roof management, this can be an expensive mistake.
This simple set of priorities can help building owners and contractors select the roofing materials to best meet their needs.
In today’s technologically advanced world, products that are being modified to meet consumers’ wants and needs are becoming widely available at an alarmingly fast rate. This increase in production and modification has affected manufacturing businesses and contractors alike. The rise in roofing products on the market requires manufacturers to set new additions or changes to the specifications of said products, followed by a change in implementation based on these set specifications on the contractor’s behalf. This growth in production has motivated contractors to stay updated on the influx of new manufacturers’ specifications and pre-approvals necessary to carry out an installation or project application.
At times, it can be difficult to stay informed on the specifications set by manufacturers with today’s fast-paced production environment. However, there are ways to ensure that pertinent information does not fall through the cracks.