Underlayments

Westlake Underlayment Installation

Underlayments 101: A guide to all the options

By Doug Thagard, Westlake Royal Roofing Solutions. Choosing the right underlayment for the roof material and climate is key. Look to the experts for advice when settling on the perfect pair. The roof is a critical part of the home’s exterior and is often the first point of contact for storms, wind, ...


GCP self-adhered roofing underlayments

Examining Types of Self-Adhered Roofing Underlayments

By Rob White, GCP. Granular or smooth? Why surface is the key to selecting the right self-adhered roofing underlayment. Since the underlayment was introduced well over 100 years ago, there have been numerous advances in their design. However, just like the placement of these materials, these innovations have ...


RCS Grace ICE and Water

4 Underlayments That are Above and Beyond the Competition

By Cass Jacoby. With so many choices in underlayment, it is easy to get overwhelmed, we have narrowed down some options for you. The roof looks simple from the ground — where most people stand, the roof is just a couple of planes at an angle to shed water. ...


GCP Picking an underlayment

Things Every Homeowner Should Consider When Picking an Underlayment

By Cass Jacoby. It can be tricky to know the right choice of underlayment for your home when you don’t really know what to consider in the first place. Don’t worry! We have got you covered. As homeowners, we tend to think of roofs as one thing rather than as ...


AAR Podcast Dominic Favazza

Your Crash Course in Underlayments

By Cass Jacoby. As a homeowner, you will need to make a lot of decisions about your roof, like choosing the right underlayment. Learn everything you need to know to make the right choice for your home. In Season 1, Episode 2 of the AskARoofer podcast Alice and Megan sit ...


Why is Underlayment Important for your Roof?

Why is Underlayment Important for your Roof? - PODCAST TRANSCRIPTION

Editor's note: The following is the transcript of an live interview with Dominic Favazza of GCP. You can read the interview below or listen to the podcast. Alice Reynolds: Welcome to the AskARoofer Podcast, a podcast for people with roofs. My name is Alice Reynolds. I'm a new homeowner. Megan ellsworth: And my name ...


GCP Questions About Grace ICE & WATER SHIELD

How Underlayments Protect Your Home

By Cass Jacoby. GCP’s Grace ICE & WATER SHIELD® is designed to protect the home from wind-driven rain and ice dams; learn more about why this is important. As extreme weather continues to become the new norm, construction and repairs need to bolster themselves to be able to withstand ...


GCP Shield Coastal Home

GCP Products Shield This Coastal Luxury Home

By GCP Applied Technologies. GCP products keep this home protected from coastal winds and rain while improving the home’s energy efficiency! This breathtaking home features a “reverse living” design that allows the homeowners to make the most of the spectacular coastal views, which was built by Jeff Sweenor and ...


GCP Roof Temperature

The Importance of Underlayments That Can Meet Roof Temperature Specifications

By GCP Applied Technologies. Make sure your underlayment can perform in high heat situations and maintain thermal stability. More homeowners are switching to metal roofs and insulated roof decks to improve energy efficiency. Safeguarding the thermal stability of a roof is important, a key element to achieving this is through ...


GCP Underlayments for Extreme Temperatures

It’s All About What’s Underneath

By GCP Applied Technologies. What are underlayments? And what can they provide for your roof? Metal roofs have grown substantially in popularity due to several qualities, including a longer lifecycle, better protection and inexpensive maintenance prices. Unvented assemblies and insulated roof decks are also increasingly common as they improve ...


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