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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 […]

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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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Roofing

How To: Adhering EPDM To EPDM

How To: Adhering EPDM To EPDM This is article 3 of 3 in our EPDM Series: EPDM is a cost-effective way to complete a flat roof. EPDM roof systems have been around for over 40 years and are a great choice because they are a lightweight roof that has longevity and few seams. However, the […]

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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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Environmental

LEGO… Going, Going, Green?…

LEGO… Going, Going, Green?… In August 2018 the Danish toy maker LEGO unveiled their new line of plastic blocks made out of plant based material sourced from sugarcane.  The LEGO Botanical elements include leaves, bushes and trees. Most of us are familiar with the plastic blocks either from our childhood or getting them for our […]

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Roofing

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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Roofing

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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Roofing

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 […]