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blog details: What does hot melt roofing means?
Hot Melt Roofing refers to the process of creating a seamless layer that is usually developed by inserting thermal insulations above the flat roof covers of any building. It is all above the waterproofing systems so that the insulation itself needs to be exclusively water resistance and created such that it is durable and against water, weather and additional loads.
Hot Melt systems are a combination of elements like Rubber, oil, A filler like Clay, Bitumen etc. They are then packed into some containers from there they are then fed into melting equipment at a temperature of around 200 degrees. This solution is than applied to the surface using hand held equipments with skillful individual, usually in multiple layers.
Why opt for hot melt commercial roofing?
There are several benefits of implementing hot melt roofing into your commercial property or space. The rood is protected from any kind of UV degradation, reduced stress on the membranes, temperature damage of any kind etc. Hot melt roofing can also be in a flat shape if needed, that lets the user achieve a visual appeal the way they want for the commercial roofing or achieving specific height conditions of buildings.
Hot melts also allow concrete decks to become waterproof instantly. The installation is done in minutes even under winter condition. The layering adds on to the lifetime of the roofs by protecting It from many elements internal or external that can affect its longevity. Future repairs can be done at fast pace, easier and simple ways and the water cannot slip through the membranes and the structure as well. Hot melt make it such that the membrane is connected to the deck, preventing any water seeping and easier damage solutions.
What does it costs and installation time?
The best part is that they are affordable way of constructing a new roof top that lasts longer and expand the lifetime of the building itself. For the existing roofs of commercial spaces, they are simple and effective means of water proofing and making the roof durable. They remove and eliminate the need for tapered insulation, screed to fall etc. Installation times are also reduces if needed by implementing a quick curing hot melt roofing system.
What if weather is cold?
The weather, whether hot or cold does not poses a problem for hot roofing and can be installed at temperature that are as low as 18 degrees. Thus, they can easily be implemented in winter as well. Save yourself from future repairs with minimal maintenance over your residential or commercial lifelines, anytime.
Things to consider
Hot melt roofing is a viable option for roofs that are capable of taking up the weight of 95k/m2 to 140kg/m2.
This roofing needs to be installed after considering the insulation, wind condition, drainage or overflow.
This system also needs to be implemented by trained contractors and thus, you are suggested to find some reliable and expert technicians.
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