Roofing felt


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roofing felt

[′rüf·iŋ ‚felt]
(materials)
Thick asphalt-impregnated paper used for roofing.

Roofing felt

Originally made with cotton rag content, this asphalt-saturated product is now made of paper. At times confused with building paper, roofing felt and building paper differ in two ways: (1) building felt is made of recycled-content paper, versus virgin paper for building paper; (2) felt is made of a heavier stock paper, versus a lighter stock for building paper.

asphalt prepared roofing, asphaltic felt, cold-process roofing, prepared roofing, rolled roofing, rolled strip roofing, roofing felt, sanded bituminous felt, saturated felt, self-finished roofing felt

Installing asphalt prepared roofing
A roofing material manufactured by saturating a dry felt with asphalt and then coating the saturated felt with a harder asphalt mixed with a fine mineral, glass-fiber, asbestos, or organic stabilizer; available in the form of rolls. All or part of the weather side may be covered with mineral granules or with powdered talc or mica. The reverse side is covered with a material suitable to prevent sticking in the roll. The
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As well as new roof tiles or slates, you'll get new battens for them to sit on), roofing felt and insulation (if the current insulation doesn't comply with building regulations), which should make the loft and rooms below warmer and drier.
Year 6 pupils at St Margaret Clitherow's school after roofing felt was stolen from their school.
8m and has black roofing felt, a solid-sheet roof and floor, and single-door opening.
Surround SR Underlayment provides roofing professionals with a new, cost-efficient synthetic underlayment that is 10 times stronger than 30-pound roofing felt," said Bob Dahl, business director of Typar Construction Products.
Minor amounts of nails and roofing felt remained in the product shipped to BRI.
The majority of flat roofs are covered with roofing felt which generally has a life expectancy of about ten to 15 years after which the roof may well leak.
Q: The roofer putting on my new roof shingles, after stripping the old shingles down to the wood sheathing, is not using paper or roofing felt under the new shingles.
this service shall entail complete roof replacement to include panels, eave trims, gable trims, ridge trims, transitions-roof jacks, wood/metal screws, top/bottom closure, mastics, seals and roofing felt with replacement of all damaged roof membranes
TWO MIDLAND roofers have been handed suspended sentences after they let a 37kg roll of roofing felt plummet through a skylight, injuring an office worker.
8m and has green roofing felt, a solid-sheet roof, tongue-and-groove floor, double-door opening and 10-year manufacturer's anti-rot guarantee.
Installation of gaf storm-guard leak barrier or approved equal, installation of 30 pound asphalt roofing felt, installation of ridge vent where necessary, installation of copper roof flanges for vent piping, installation of copper valley flashing, installation of aluminum step flashing, and supply and installation of approximately 19,600 sf of 30 year "slate line" gaf shingles or approved equal.
for the supply and installation of a complete dryer system for the paper machine it operates at its roofing felt plant in Butler, Alabama.