Felt and Torch on Roofing: A Practical Guide (Paperback)

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Felt and Torch on Roofing: A Practical Guide (Paperback)


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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 how to select the felt, tools, and fixings, and offers guidance on which materials comply with building regulations. There are insulation guidelines and information on how to install and torch the felt, as well as alternative processes for detailing and new techniques for welding, to ensure a perfect welding bead is obtained throughout the roof. Readers are given advice on cutting and forming welted drips, and new methods for sealing internal and external corners. Finally, the book touches on penetrations and protrusions, detailing internal and external arcs and making repairs to the roof.

Tim Richardson has been installing flat roofs and a wide variety of waterproofing systems for 10 years.
Product Details ISBN: 9781847976932
ISBN-10: 184797693X
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2014
Pages: 128
Language: English