Felt and Torch on Roofing

Felt and Torch on Roofing

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A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide the professional with new techniques to undertaking the best quality work on felt and torch on roofing. With step-by-step guidance and photographs throughout, the book covers selecting the felt, tools and fixings, and guidance on which materials comply with building regulations; insulation guidelines and how to install and torch the felt; alternative processes for detailing and new techniques for welding, to ensure a perfect welding bead is obtained throughout the roof; cutting and forming welted drips, and new methods for sealing internal and external corners; penetrations and protrusions, detailing internal and external arcs and making repairs to the roof. Fully illustrated with 218 colour photographs.In all situations if the roof surface is wet, the area must be thoroughly dried before any repair is undertaken. The dryness of the surface and any moisture contained in the roof deck will determine the quality of the seal. Primarily all surface wateranbsp;...

Title:Felt and Torch on Roofing
Author:Tim Richardson
Publisher:Crowood - 2014-03-31


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