BUILDING PRODUCTS FOR A BETTER FUTURE

6 Common Questions About Ice and Water Shield

We see a lot of questions about ice and water shield and what kind of protection it can offer. Is it necessary? Can it be left exposed? What, exactly, does it do that regular underlayment can’t do? We have the answers to these questions and more below! What is Ice and...

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Tips for Installing Self-Adhered Underlayments

As metal, tile, slate and other premium roofing material markets grow in the U.S., self-adhered (SA) underlayments are playing a critical role in roof assembly.  Advancements in adhesion and increased confidence in walkability make it a product a lot of roofers are...

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The Importance of Using a High-Quality Synthetic Underlayment

Rooftops need underlayment for a variety of reasons—and choosing a high-quality synthetic underlayment is key to a roofing system that protects the home underneath, helps the roof last longer, all while saving homeowners money. So what are the advantages of using a...

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The History and Evolution of Roofing Underlayment

Roofing technology has existed for as long as humans began building shelters (thousands of years)! In that time, things have changed so much that we’ve gone from basic materials like turf, hides, bark, or clay, to entire roofing systems featuring multiple layers of...

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Winter Roofing Safety Tips for Contractors and Crews

“Winter is coming,” as they say in the world of A Song of Ice and Fire. Luckily for roofers, you don’t have to deal with dragons, wights, and whatever else—but the weather does still pose challenges in many areas. We have winter roofing safety tips you need to ensure...

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Top Roofing Technology Trends of 2021

There are a lot of new, up-and-coming trends in the roofing industry right now! What’s driving these trends? Some of it is the need to create energy-efficient roofing, or roofing that can stand up to weather that is becoming increasingly more extreme. The pandemic is...

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Florida’s New Building Code: What Roofing Pros Need to Know

Of all the places in the United States, Florida has some of the toughest building codes around—at least where roofing is concerned. It’s something born out of necessity. Since Florida is a hurricane-prone state with a history of big storms making landfall, these codes...

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