The roof has been stripped but is temporarily covered with asphalt felt
RoofTopGuard Craftsman is made of reflective grey, nonwoven-coated spunbond polypropylene and applies 30% faster compared to traditional asphalt felt
It generally boils down to this: Plastic housewrap stays more flexible in cold weather and resists tearing far better than asphalt felt
, making housewrap easier to install.
Other construction inputs that rose sharply in price from May 2017 to May 2018 include diesel fuel, 52.8 percent; lumber and plywood, 18.3 percent; asphalt felts
and coatings, 7.5 percent; ready-mixed concrete, 5.5 percent; and paving mixtures and blocks, 5.0 percent.
Aside from lumber and plywood, and copper and brass mill shapes, steel mill products and asphalt felts
and coatings also surpassed the year-over-year PPI increase for all construction inputs, at 10.5 percent and 8.9 percent, respectively.
"Forcing contractors to pay more for materials and wait longer to receive them will make construction more costly and slower."<br />Here's a rundown of materials commonly used in construction and how much their costs rose in May:<br /> Aluminum mill shapes, 17.3 percent<br /> Lumber and plywood, 13.9 percent<br /> Copper and brass, 13.8 percent<br /> Steel mill products, 10.5 percent<br /> Diesel fuel, 44.5 percent<br /> Asphalt felts
and coatings, 8.9 percent<br /> Ready-mixed concrete, 6.5 percent<br /> Paving mixtures and blocks, 5.2 percent<br />[follow id="natebeck9" size="large" count="true"]
2001) GYPSUM PRODUCTS -11.3% HARDWOOD LUMBER -5.1% BUILDING PAPER AND BOARD -4.6% PLYWOOD -3.0% PLASTIC CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS -2.2% SOFTWOOD LUMBER -1.7% PLUMBING FIXTURES 0.0% HEATING EQUIPMENT 0.4% AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT 0.7% CEMENT 0.7% CONCRETE PRODUCTS 2.2% MILLWORK 2.2% HARDWARE 2.4% PREPARED PAINT 2.4% SAND, GRAVEL, CRUSHED STONE 3.2% ASPHALT FELTS
AND COATINGS 3.8% SOURCE: PRODUCER PRICE INDEX, BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS Note: Table made from bar graph PRICE CHECK: Despite the Sept.
Other construction inputs that rose sharply in price from May 2017 to May 2018 include diesel fuel, 44.5 percent; asphalt felts
and coatings, 8.9 percent; ready-mixed concrete, 6.5 percent; and paving mixtures and blocks, 5.2 percent.