Henry Co. roof underlayment costs, pros and cons
Before installing asphalt roof shingles, a layer of underlayment is required. Henry Co. roof underlayment can be used as your roofing membrane.
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Asphalt roofing is the most commonly used roofing material in the U.S. Before installing asphalt roof shingles, a layer of underlayment is required. Henry Co. roof underlayment can be used as your roofing membrane.
An underlayment covers the wooden decking of your roof to provide a moisture barrier. It prevents water from seeping through the roof decking and into the interior of your home.
The type of roofing underlayment needed for your roof depends largely on the type of material you intend to use for the roof itself, as well as the climate of your area.
To help you determine which product fits your home's particular needs, contact a roofing contractor found through Reply! An experienced contractor can take a look at your roof and recommend one or more of the Henry Co. roofing underlayment products available, while also providing you with an overall roofing estimate.
To match roofing needs, Henry Co. roof underlayment is available in a variety of styles. Underlayment products from Henry Co. include a basic underlayment for use with an asphalt shingle roof to a specialized high-temperature underlayment meant for hot climates.
Before you choose to install residential roofing underlayment onto your roof, it's important to know the various features available from the various Henry Co. roof underlayment products.
If you're looking for an underlayment for a shingle roof, you'll likely be going with the Henry EaveGuard underlayment. This underlayment is a vast improvement over traditional tar paper as it provides greater protection from moisture that's been driven beneath the shingles by high winds.
As with all Henry Co. underlayments, the EaveGuard product is self-adhering and can remain exposed to the elements for up to 90 days before it requires covering with the shingles.
Unlike the other products released by Henry Co., the surface of the underlayment is sanded to provide skid resistance for workers who have to walk over the material. The rest of the products are textured with a grid pattern on top of the underlayment surface.
The rest of the line of Henry Co. roof underlayment products are intended for metal and tile roofs. All of the underlayment products can only be applied in temperatures of 40 degrees Fahrenheit or above, except for the specialized Blueskin low-temperature underlayment, which can be installed in temperatures as low as 14 degrees.
The rest of the product line features a selvage edge that seals better to the decking and other underlayment pieces than the EaveGuard underlayment does.
The EaveGuard underlayment is the least pricey of the product line, but roofing costs are largely dependent on the price of labor in your area as well as the size of your roof.
While the roofing cost will be higher when using a contractor to install roofing underlayment, the higher roofing prices ensure you'll have a roof that meets all roofing warranty requirements. Save yourself the hassle and have a professional install Henry Co. roof underlayment material and any other roofing materials you need.
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