Description of Torch on felt

What consists of Torch on felt for flat roof with good guarantee

Asked by Ingo on 14th Apr 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Torch on should be a 3 layer system of underlay and mineral also the thickness of the felt is usually a good indicator if its good quality cheap torch on is thin and tears easy therefore will not last long"
Answered on 15th Apr 2023 - Member since Apr 2023 - report
"Firstly you will put your drips around the perimeter of the roof then You have a 3 layer felt system so you will have an underlay which is tacked or stapled to the pan board then the second layer of felt will be torched onto that and then the final layer which is your roof grade green mineral felt will be torched on top"
Answered on 26th Apr 2023 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
"Torch on felt should be done with a 3 layer system to make sure it's off good quality"
Answered on 14th Apr 2023 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
"3 layer system with a known brand normally works pay peanuts get monkeys hope all goes ell"
Answered on 14th Apr 2023 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"Three layers is the rule of thumb.
Use a trusted tradesman / Roofer / Flat Roofer.
It’s always a good idea to do a bit of homework, feedback checks etc ,before going ahead with a tradesman
( if they are any good they will not mind at all )
Sites like this one ( myjobquote etc) will let you see your tradesman reviews .
Good to go 😎
Flat Tec Roofing"
Answered on 14th Apr 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"You need a good quality torch on top coat, and also good underlay, also a good roofer is needed 👌"
Answered on 24th Apr 2023 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
"Bitumen paint, torch on underlay, then torch on top felt will be the best option if you are foing for torch kn felt"
Answered on 18th Apr 2023 - Member since Apr 2023 - report
"3 layer system we prefer to primed before application to ensure a better adhesion all walls upstands etc should be primed too"
Answered on 14th Apr 2023 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
"Iv been doing roofing for years and grp fibre glass roof is the best way to go when installing a new flat roof it comes with a twenty five year warranty but will last years longer avoid putting a felt roof on as the price is not much different"
Answered on 20th Apr 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
"A 3-layer system is the go to, the first layer being breathable to allow the roof to breathe and prevent condensation/mould, with a middle layer and a mineral top layer to provide weather protection/waterproofing, most systems hold a manufactures guarantee of fifteen years or so."
Answered on 15th Apr 2023 - Member since May 2020 - report
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