Innovative Low Slope

Roof Hugger Sub-purlin Systems

Research Finds Sub-purlin Systems Increase Roof Load Capacity

By Evelyn Witterholt. After extensive research and tests, Roof Hugger found that their sub-purlin systems enhance existing weight capacities on roofs. When sub-purlin systems were on the rise in the '90s, there were concerns amongst the roofing industry of the additional dead load risks. Although roofing contractors liked that sub-purlin ...


Duro-Last DuroLife 600

Duro-Last®, Inc. and DuPont™ Launch Sustainable 50-year Roofing System

The time has come for a roof to last nearly the life of a building. Duro-Last Inc. is announcing a sustainable, 50-year commercial, low-slope roofing system that significantly lowers replacement costs and reduces building materials entering the waste stream. Duro-Life™ 600 Roofing System is the result of a collaboration between two ...


Western Colloid Coating vs Coating System

Which is Better for Your Roof: A Coating or Coating System?

By Western Colloid. It’s time to reject the notion that coatings are a quick fix and understand why a coating system could be the next best thing for your roof. Roof coatings have long been seen as a good way to quickly fix an issue with a roof, such as ...


liquid waterproofing membranes GCP

Assessing Liquid Waterproofing Membranes: How do They Measure Up?

By GCP. Making the right material choices to optimize waterproofing on horizontal decking applications. With so many options when it comes to waterproofing horizontal decking applications such as concrete balconies and covered roofs, it is necessary to evaluate the proper materials needed to achieve performance in the application. After all, ...


MFM Building Products Peel and Seal

The Low-slope Application Tape You Need

By Cass Jacoby. Peel & Seal PowerBond® White 250 is the ideal choice to tape seams on insulated aluminum panels to create a lasting, waterproof bond. Peel & Seal® PowerBond® White 250 is an economic and energy-efficient, self-sealing, flashing membrane that you can rely on for any ...


Flashco T-Joint covers

These T-Joint Covers are Made for Your Low-slope Roof

By FlashCo. Look no further for a single-ply solution to sealing step-offs, FlashAccessory Molded TPO T-Joint Covers have you covered. Molded TPO Joint covers are used by contractors in the roofing installation to cover the intersections of more than three layers of membrane. If you want to ensure that your ...


General Coatings Eichler homes

Spray Foam and Coatings Revive Roofs of Eichler Homes

By Karen L. Edwards. Mid-century modern style homes are ideal candidates for this energy-efficient roofing system. If you’re in California, you’ve probably heard of an Eichler home. Joseph Eichler was a 20th century real estate developer known for his Mid-century modern style tract houses in California, most notably in the ...


MFM Peel and Seal

The Roll Roofing Product With Over 101 Uses

By Evelyn Witterholt. Meet Peel & Seal®, the revolutionary roll roofing product that is as durable as it is versatile. Having an all-in-one kind of material used on your roof isn’t just beneficial to your contractors. Waterproofing your roof is no easy task, so finding a product that is durable ...


EVERROOF EVER-SILIC

A Silicone Coating System Designed to Extend a Roof’s Lifespan

By Colin Sheehan. EVER-SILIC® HS is designed to cool buildings and protect properties from the increasingly severe weather of today. EVER-SILIC HS from EVERROOF® is a pure elastomeric silicone coating system that provides a barrier between a roofing system and harmful UV sunlight, severe weather and wind. This single-component ...


dupont tedlar protective film

Meet the Invisible Protective Film Revolutionizing Building Designs

By DuPont™ Tedlar®. DuPont™ Tedlar® has announced a new protective film that is perfect for laminating transparent or translucent structures that require a natural light, or applications where the substrate should be seen. The new DuPont™ Tedlar® TAP15BM3 transparent protective film provides decades of durable protection while being basically ...


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