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What are the Problems with using Wood Rooftop Supports?

Do you own, work, or live in an older building? The odds are that your roof has a wooden pipe and other industrial supports that have been in place for an extended period. Wooden rooftop supports were the industry standard for decades and for good reason at the time.   Wooden supports were considered state-of-the-art during […]

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What is the Lifespan of Rubber, Plastic & Wood Rooftop Pipe Supports?

So, you are looking at the best way to install and secure your pipes to your new flat roof. Should you go with a rubber support that is ecofriendly? Perhaps a plastic support will be sufficient for your situation. There is always the old was of supporting your pipes with some 4”x4” wood block, so […]

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The Pros and Cons of EPDM, TPO & PVC Roofing Membranes

Will A Rooftop Pipe Support Damage A Single-Ply Rooftop Membrane? First off, let’s define what a single ply membrane roof is and where it is used. Single ply membrane roofs are sheets of rubber or other synthetics that can be ballasted or chemically adhered to insulation to create a layer of protection for your commercial […]

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Will A Rooftop Pipe Support Damage A Single-Ply Rooftop Membrane?

Common types of Single-Ply Roofing Membranes First, let’s talk about single-ply membranes and what they are. Single-ply membranes are sheets of rubber and other synthetics that can be ballasted or chemically adhered to insulation to create a layer of protection for your commercial facility. Single-ply membrane roofing materials are used on flat or low sloped […]

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The Gasket Series, Slip Sheets or Glue Downs

The Gasket Series, Slip Sheets or Glue Downs The terminology may vary, but it’s the application that matters. This may be the best add-on that you’re not familiar with…Yet. If you ever speak to a roofing consultant, they will tell you their top fears are sharks, public speaking, and roof liability. Okay, that might not be […]

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The CZ Series – For All Your Seismic Needs

The CZ Series – For All Your Seismic Needs Do you need a rooftop pipe support for seismic installation?  Contrary to our other products, our CZ Series is the only C-Port designed to be penetrating rooftop support specifically for this application.   C-Port boasts a “non-penetrating” approach to rooftop pipe supports, however, we are also […]

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Get Your Ducts In A Row…With Our New Line Of Duct Supports

Get Your Ducts In A Row…With Our New Line Of Duct Supports Our New Line Of Duct Supports Is Here Our newest line of HVAC duct supports are officially here. Our DS and DSW Series are designed to have fixed lengths for height and width. These are designed to be a plug and play product, […]

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Roofing

The History Of Rooftop Pipe Supports

The History Of Rooftop Pipe Supports The Days Of Wood Before non-penetrating rooftop pipe supports were common among the construction industry, there was wood. Contractors would run to (hopefully) the nearest hardware store, Pick up some pressure treated 4×4’s, transport them back to the job site, cut them to the required lengths, and paint the […]

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Roofing Membranes: Which Is Right For You?

Roofing Membranes: Which Is Right For You? A commercial rooftop is an important investment for any building owner or homeowner. Like everything else in life, there are pros and cons to each roofing material that can be installed. Contractors and engineers need to know what qualities they can maximize in the price point that they […]