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Prepwork involves underlayment and insulaton

Underlayment:

Aussie Roofing offers two kinds of underlayment systems:

  1. STANDARD: which is #15 or #30 pound felt.
  2. PREFERRED: which is the GAF-Elk Weather Stopper® underlayment system.

NOTE: When Aussie Roofing installs plywood, we use a 10 penny nail (3 inch) on 9 inch centers.

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Weather Stopper Underlayment

Aussie Roofing's PREFERRED underlayment materials is the GAF-Elk Weather Stopper® for preparing your new roof with premium quality protection. This is quality you can trust from GAF-Elk—North America's largest roofing manufacturer. Weather Stopper® materials include:

GAF-Elk Roof Deck Protection: Deck-Armor™, Shingle-Mate®, or Leatherback™ product.

GAF-Elk Leak Barrier: Weather Watch® or StormGuard® product.

Good Housekeeping logoThe Weather Stopper® materials have earned the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal, which means that Good Housekeeping stands behind the products in this system.


GAF-Elk Warranties

animated box GAF-Elk provides are 50-year non-prorated warranty when a 50-year Weather Stopper® roofing system is installed by Aussie Roofing—a GAF-Elk authorized installer.

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Quality Low Slope Roofing Membrane

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Leak Barrier

Weather Watch® and StormGuard™ are the ultimate Leak Barriers! They provide extra protection at vulnerable areas like eaves, rakes, valleys, chimneys, and skylights.

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Roof Deck Protection

Deck-Armor™, Shingle-Mate® or Leatherback™ Roof Deck Protection lays flatter for a better-looking roof.

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Effective Attic Ventilation

Cobra® (coil or hard plastic) and Master Flow® Ventilation Products help protect against premature roof deterioration (when used in a properly balanced ventilation system).

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Insulation:

Aussie Roofing features several insulation products:
RMAX INSULATION  AttiCat Blown-In Insulation  ACH EPS Rigid Foam Insulation  PRODEX HIGH R INSULATION
Following is information on Rmax.
Please use our links above to visit the other insulation products we offer too.

RMAXTYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIESRMAX POLYISO ROOFING
INSULATION PRODUCTS

Rmax offers the most comprehensive line of high-quality polyiso roofing insulation products, meeting virtually any application in the commercial, industrial or residential construction business. For the finest products—certified to perform, delivered on time and backed by the most knowledgeable people in the industry—go straight to the top. Specify Rmax.

PIMA Quality Mark - The Certified LTTR-valueFor more than 25 years, Rmax has led the roofing industry with breakthrough thinking in energy efficient insulation products. And today, the legacy continues with PIMA Quality Mark assurance.

Quality Mark is a voluntary testing program established by the Polyiso Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) as a means of independently certifying the Long-Term Thermal Resistance (LTTR) values of polyiso insulation. LTTR is a scientifically supported method of calculating the 15-year time-weighted average R-value of roofing insulation. (R-value is heat resistance.)

Doing One Thing Well In So Many Different Ways...

Built-up Roof Application with Multi-Max FA-3Multi-Max® FA-3


A versatile solution and the most popular choice for new and retrofit applications, Multi-Max FA-3 works great with single ply, built-up and modified bitumen membranes, as well as with metal panel roofing systems.


Nailable Base-3

Rmax offers 7/16" OSB as the standard nailing surface on all nailable base products, but other wood products and thicknesses can be supplied. Standing Seam Metal Roof with Nailable Base-3 Tile Roof with Nailable Base-3

Save time and money installing the Rmax all-in-one roof insulation and nailing surface, ideal for new and retrofit construction where roofing tiles, slate or metal panel roofing systems are used.

The Nailable Base-3 family of insulation products includes the original, all-in-one roof insulation and nailing surface products, plus...


Asphalt Shingles with Vented Nailable Base-3Vented Nailable Base-3


For reduced heat build-up under shingled roofs, this all-in-one roofing insulation and nailing surface product also provides air-flow channels that help prolong the life of shingles installed in residential and commercial roofing applications.


Asphalt Shingles with Multi-Vent Nailable BaseMulti-Vent Nailable Base


Part of our Nailable Base family of products, where increased air-flow is specified, Multi-Vent Nailable Base features a 12" block pattern for improved OSB support, yet it facilitates more than 90% free air-flow under the OSB and shingles to prevent heat build-up.


Vented, Multi-Vent and Advantage Vented Nailable Base products have a 3/4" thick air space as standard. Different thicknesses are available upon request.Advantage Vented Nailable Base-3


Ideal for layered roofing applications. When the job calls for improved air-flow in complex installations, Advantage Vented Nailable Base-3 answers the call. The OSB nailing surface over insulation allows staggering of joints between layers for easier handling and installation.


Fully Adhered Single-Ply System with RDECK-3RDECK®-3


Cut installation time by eliminating the need for an additional cover board, with Rmax RDECK-3, specially designed as a suitable substrate for virtually any roofing membrane on the market.


Mechanically Fastened System with Re-Cover Board-3Re-Cover Board-3


Ideal for built-up, modified bitumen or single-ply membranes, Rmax Re-Cover Board-3 provides improved energy efficiency in an easy-to-install re-roofing insulation product. Great for easy retrofit and re-roofing applications.


Thermaroof® Composite-3

Specially manufactured for hot asphalt or torch-applied systems, this labor saving, energy efficient insulation with 1/2" perlite is compatible with built-up, modified bitumen and single-ply membranes in new or retrofit applications.


Thermaroof® Plus-3

This heavy-duty, foil-faced roof insulation provides maximum efficiency. It is ideally suited for mechanically attached and ballasted single-ply membranes or standing-seam metal roof systems.


Modified Bitumen Application with Tapered Thermaroof-3Tapered Thermaroof®-3

For energy efficiency and improved roof drainage use Rmax Tapered Thermaroof-3 on flat roofs. Tapered Thermaroof-3 helps where drainage is a problem. Tapered Thermaroof-3 installs easily with single-ply, built-up or modified bitumen membranes in new and retrofit applications.


RMAX'S VERSATILE LINE OF ROOFING INSULATION PRODUCTS PROVIDES SOLUTIONS FOR A WIDE RANGE OF BUILDING SYSTEMS:

ROOFING SYSTEMS: Built-Up Roofing Modified Bitumen Single-Ply Ballasted Mechanically Attached Fully Adhered Standing Seam Metal Shingles Tile, Slate, Shake
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Aussie Roofing features several insulation products:
RMAX INSULATION  AttiCat Blown-In Insulation  ACH EPS Rigid Foam Insulation  PRODEX HIGH R INSULATION
The above is information on Rmax.
Please use our links above to visit the other insulation products we offer too.

Flashing:

Flashing is part preparation work and part finishing work. All very important for completing a sound roofing system.

Standard Roof Flashing Details by CUSTOM-BILT METALS

Ventilation:

Ventilatoin is part planning and part finishing work. Ventilation is an essential element of proper home construction. Please proceed to our Ventilation Web page to learn how this:

  1. Prolongs the life of your roof
  2. Reduces your energy costs
  3. Eliminates damaging moisture
  4. Improves air quality

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