Monthly Archives: August 2013

WORLD THRIFT ROOF WATER PROOFING

Kris took the roofing crew to begin the roof water proofing process. The roof deck and cement wall was scraped to remove all loose and deteriorated debris. Heavy urethane caulking was used to seal any holes or gaps on the roof and wall. Gaco Western silicone paint was used to seal the roofing surfaces. A…
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RE-ROOFING JOHN MASSEY’S PORCH

Brian and Marcos returned to meet Mark Masiano the engineer and inspect the new truss members. New 2×6 pine was screwed into the old members 6 inches on center with #15 heavy duty roofing screws. Care was taken to have a minimum over lap of 2 feet on to good wood. The damage was along…
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BENEFITS OF PREVENTIVE ROOF MAINTENANCE

The Benefits of Preventive Roof Maintenance Convincing nonroofing experts about the importance of preventive maintenance is a difficult task. Here are some tips to make the job easier. By Peter KalingerPlanned and regular maintenance is essential to ensure that any roof will provide satisfactory performance for its full-expected life. In the light of current economic…
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ROOF MOISTURE SURVEY EXPLAINED

Roof Moisture Survey Moisture in roofs waste energy, and the deterioration it causes leads to expensive repair or premature replacement. On-the-roof infrared surveys   PMS uses infrared scanners to find wet insulation in roofs. Today, only a few commercial firms offer such services. Early detection permits repair of a roof even while it is under…
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