January 3, 2022
Roofers do a dangerous job. This job is made even more dangerous when it’s really windy. The magazine Fine Homebuilding looks at how roofers are able to work on roofs in high wind zones. Any roofing project, like installing a wind ballasted roof, usually stops when wind reaches extreme gusts of 35 mph or more. In the UK, roofers are encouraged by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors to temporarily halt a job whenever there is a steady wind of 23 mph or more. Video Source Wind speeds are often checked throughout a job with a small
Flat roofs are expensive to replace. However, they do not have to be because most flat roof repairs can be inexpensively fixed with roof paint. The video ‘DIY Flat Roof Repair – Easy Paint on Fix’ discusses some tips on how to do DIY repairs. Video Source Some of the important steps discussed in the video include: Clean the Roof Surface Cleaning removes dirt and any loose material or matter that could be in the way when working on your roof. This can save you time and money when it comes to repairing your roof.