Here at Chase Construction North West Inc., we are constantly about our industry. The manufacturers we partner with are often dedicated to the same goal and work hard to ensure they provide the necessary equipment and tools to help us succeed. In particular, we want to highlight GAF®’s efforts commencing on September 28th and running until October 1st. These dates will mark “Commercial Webinar Week” organized by the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence (CARE) division of the company. What Will Be Offered CARE is offering eight free online courses on a variety of subjects. These range from Code Compliance to Commercial Estimating. Each day offers two separate webinars that closely affect the field.
Felt Vs. Synthetic Underlayment A new roof installation consists of a whole lot more than just shingles. There are many other materials and processes that need to be considered. Today at Chase Construction North West Inc., we will be highlighting a vital component of a roofing system, roofing underlayment. This underlayment refers to a layer of material added between your roof deck and the shingles. There are three key roles this barrier plays. First, it acts as an additional layer, to deem your roof impervious to water. Secondly, it prevents shingles from seeping chemicals onto your roof deck and thirdly, it provides an extra layer of protection against heat and sound wave penetration. There are