Final Project

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Building Trades Final:
Roofing Materials


What is a roof? It is an uppermost cover and a part of building. A roof solves the purpose to protect a building, its material contents and living away from bad weather such as rain, heat, storm, dust and wind. It all depends upon the type of building. This means that there are many buildings that vary in material content, location and many more things. Good quality roofs protect buildings against heat, sunlight, wind and cold. As a roof is a covering sheet for the house, the above things can be easily avoided.Roofs vary in design; color all depending upon the type of building. A roof can be of a living room, garden or a kitchen. A garden conservatory consists of... View More »

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Base Layer : AdvanTech




AdvanTech sheathing panels are high-performance structural panels specifically engineered to provide more water resistance and stability than plywood. AdvanTech panels carry a 50-year limited warranty not to require sanding due to moisture adsorption during installation. Intended for both residential and commercial floor, roof and wall applications, Advantech


flooring panels are used for both subfloor applications as well as roof-sheathing. We used AdvanTech on our big project for the year and it has, so far, lived up to its name. This year was one of the worst winters we have had in few years. The AdvanTech was exposed to snow, water, and ice for most of the winter and it did not absorb one bit of that moisture. This stuff is simply, to me, the best stuff out there.


Drip Edge or Drip Cap

Call It what you want either way it’s the same thing. Drip edge is to be put on over the outer edge of your roof. Its purpose is provide a place to the water to run off the roof. If the drip edge was not installed, water from the roof would run off over the edge, drip behind gutters leading to rotted roof sheathing and fascia, stained siding, and even soil erosion which could lead to a flooded basement.

When installing drip edge simply place the wide flange on top of your sheathing. When the bottom edge is flush with your fascia board you may now secure it to your roof with short roofing nail, Also a bead of roofing cement is recommended. ...

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