Underlayment

Why You Need to Consider Shingle Starter™ for your Shingled Roof Installation

Why You Need to Consider Shingle Starter™ for your Shingled Roof Installation

Waterproofing along the roof edge is a critical area that is prone to wind-driven rain getting under the shingles, which leads to wood rot. ShingleStarter was developed to protect this area with a unique approach to seal out this area to the elements.

Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™ - Takes the Heat of Metal Roofing Systems!

Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™ - Takes the Heat of Metal Roofing Systems!

When it comes to installing metal roofing systems, contractors need to be aware of the high heat generated under these systems for total roof protection. Unless the underlayment installed is rated for high temperature applications, you could run into troubles down the road.

Practical Tips for Installing Underlayments in Cool Weather

Practical Tips for Installing Underlayments in Cool Weather

MFM Building Products produces a number of self-adhering, or self-stick, underlayments that typically have a minimum installation temperature. In general, MFM recommends installing its roofing underlayments in fair weather at temperatures at 50°F (10°C). 

Installing Asphalt Shingles? Save a Step and Some Money!

Installing Asphalt Shingles? Save a Step and Some Money!

Roofing contractors for years have relied on cutting 3 tab shingles down to make a starter course when installing an asphalt shingle roof. Not only is this a waste of expensive shingles, but the time it takes to complete this process is a costly one.

A Few Good Pointers for Installing Self-Adhered Roofing Underlayments

A Few Good Pointers for Installing Self-Adhered Roofing Underlayments

Self-adhering or "self-stick" roofing underlayments have been around for more than 30 years protecting steep slope roofing applications from moisture damage caused by wind-driven rain, ice dams or failure of the finished roofing surface. A number of insurance companies and code bodies have begun requiring contractors...