Purcells Cove Rd | Mille Feuille Roofing

05 Apr 2015 Purcells Cove Rd | Mille Feuille Roofing

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These April showers will hopefully bring flowers and plenty more days allowing progress like this!

Corey and the team at our Purcells build started out this clear blue sky day with one thing on their minds……ROOF.

So you will remember the first step in weatherproofing and sealing this build was applying the v-force vapour barrier. Thus providing us with a ‘weathertight’ construction site.

The next step was to apply Densdeck prime cover board. This fantastic modern roofing product boasts the benefits of being highly fire and thermal resistant, water resistant, and adds structural strength to the entire roofing system. Densdeck board is applied in accordance with local build codes (determined on a wind uplift calculation) with a minimum of 12 fasteners per board. Fasteners are carefully marked out and screwed in.

At this stage, it is integral that the team move promptly on to the final membrane. No more boards shall be installed than can be covered with membrane and completed before the end of each day’s work or before the onset of inclement weather.

Last but not least comes EPDM. This rubber membrane, specifically designed for low sloping roofing and therefore ideal for this Omar Gandhi design, is also perfect for use with green roof applications.

The final photo shows the completed rubber roofing membrane carefully adhered with contact adhesive to complete this ‘mille feuille’ roof.