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Will C-Ports Melt? Or Alternatively, What is Vulcanized Rubber?

Will C-Ports Melt? Or Alternatively, What is Vulcanized Rubber? C-Ports are made of 100% recycled rubber from tires. And all modern tires are made from vulcanized rubber (note: this does not mean it comes from the planet Vulcan, Spock’s home). Therefore, no C-Ports will not melt because vulcanized rubber does not melt.   Back in the 1800s, […]

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How To Spot Clean An EPDM Roof

How To Spot Clean An EPDM Roof This is article 2 of 3 in our EPDM Series: CLEANING MOLD AND/OR MILDEW FROM RUBBER ROOFING MATERIALS NEEDED: Bucket of water Sponge Medium bristle brush Tilex bathroom Before we get into how to clean an EPDM roof, check with the EPDM manufacturer for proper instructions to avoid […]

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Spacing For Rooftop Pipe Supports Rooftop Spacing: Is There A Rule Of Thumb For Pipe Supports?

Spacing For Rooftop Pipe Supports Rooftop Spacing: Is There A Rule Of Thumb For Pipe Supports? If you have ever been on a job that requires you to figure out how the spacing of rooftop pipe support should be, you’re not alone. There are many factors that can come into play. What do you consider […]

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Rooftop Pipe Supports and Shoes?…What C-Port & Adidas Have In Common

Rooftop Pipe Supports and Shoes?…What C-Port & Adidas Have In Common Hint: It’s not our influence in fashion As you may already know, our C-Port rooftop pipe supports are made from 100% recycled rubber. We are proud of the fact that we have a product line that is truly green while maintaining a reputation for […]

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Plastic, Wood, or Rubber – Which Material is Right for Your Roof?

Plastic, Wood, or Rubber – Which Material is Right for Your Roof? There are many different options out there for you when you’re looking for rooftop pipe supports. When put to the test, which is the best material to use – wood, rubber, or plastic? (Hint: it’s rubber.)  Read the post below for our analysis […]

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Knowing Your Local Building Codes

Knowing Your Local Building Codes …and Which Could Be Coming Your Way The International Building Code (IBC) is either in effect or adopted by all 50 U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico & The U.S. Virgin Islands. Building codes are in place to protect public health, safety, and general […]

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6 Reasons To Consider An EPDM Roof

6 Reasons To Consider An EPDM Roof This is article 1 of 3 in our EPDM Series: What Is EPDM Roofing and Why Should You Choose This Option? An EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) roofing system is commonly referred to as rubber roofing. There are many roofing manufacturers that offer their very own EPDM membrane […]

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5 Ways To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Commercial Roof

5 Ways To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Commercial Roof Replacing a roof is an important investment that building owners need to make at some point. As with any investment, you will want to do your due diligence with the type of roof you choose.   You will also want to take proper steps to […]

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4 New Trends in Commercial Roofing

4 New Trends in Commercial Roofing 1. Maintenance is back in the front seat As the focus on maintenance and regular repairs continues to grow through in 2019.   Many commercial building owners are wise to the fact that regular maintenance is much less expensive than large-scale repairs or a full replacement when significant damage […]