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Tag: Roof Coverings Steep-Slope Roof Coverings

These differ from low-slope roof coverings in that on steep-slope roofs water flows rapidly over exposed units to eaves. Many of the low-slope roof coverings described in Art. 12.4 can be successfully used on steep slopes. Many of the low-slope materials, however, become slick when wet. This should be taken into account before they are specified for steep slopes. Asphalt Shingles These are composed

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Tag: Roof Coverings Low-Slope Roof Coverings

Roof coverings may be classified into two main groups in accordance with the slope of the roof. Low-slope roof coverings generally utilize a weatherproofing membrane and are designed for slopes on which water proceeds slowly to drainage outlets. Steep-slope roof coverings are designed for roofs with swift drainage. Generally, they are considered ‘‘water shedding’’ and are comprised of many individual pieces or components installed in

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