Roll roofing is composition sheet roofing that is manufactured in rolls, and laid on a roof in overlapping strips. Roll roofing materials can be applied as most forms of sheathing, including underlayment and shingling, due to its availability in a wide range of materials. Some roll roofing materials include asphalt, asphalt saturated organic felt (which can be standard or specification felt), SBS modified, re-enforced fiber-glass, granulated roll roofing, and more. Often materials are mixed in order to enhance roll roofing performance and durability qualities. Some of these considerations comprise flexibility, water absorption, tear resistance, adhesion, thermal stability, and slip resistance. Asphalt roll roofing is the most commonly used roll roofing material, yet is suitable to steep roofing applications. Fiberglass roll roofing is appropriate for low sloped roll roofing applications, while modified bitumen is used on almost all roofing types.
Roll roofing can be most beneficial with regards to time and money, as roll roofing installation is simpler and quicker than other roofing installation methods. This is because the roll roofing material can be bought and cut according to the required sizes, and installed by simply rolling out the material onto the roofing surface. However, installing roll roofing should be executed only by a professional roofer, as if done incorrectly, the roof may not be fully waterproofed. At roof 101, we provide specialist roofing contractors to install roll roofing for both residential and commercial accounts. We offer all kinds of roll roofing materials and products, and roll roofing installation can be done in almost any color according to your roofing style. For all roll roofing installation services at affordable rates, call or write online to Roof 101 today.
A roof truss is made up of bottom chords, top chords, and inside webbing, and held together by metal connector plates. The shape of the truss will depend on your roof's structure. They are usually placed every 2'' off center in residential and commercial buildings with gable roofs, yet can be shaped to suit a variety of configurations. Make sure you are familiar with your roof's support requirements before attempting do it yourself roof trusses. If you are not, call a Roof 101 professional immediately for expert installation services.