What Is A Modified Bitumen Roof?

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Modified bitumen roofing systems, often referred to simply as MB roofing is a solution used on low-sloping, almost flat roofs – here are some things that anyone looking for a new material for a flat roof should know about. The Composition and the Installation of Modified Bitumen Roofs MB systems usually consist of five layers: the insulation, necessary for giving the roof its thermal resistance; the modified base sheets, nailed to the roof deck; the modified bitumen membranes made from polymers reinforced with fiberglass or polyester, the adhesive layer and the surfacing, necessary for protection from UV radiation and the other elements as well. Roofers can choose from multiple methods to install modified bitumen roofs: the layers can be hot-mopped or installed using torch-application methods; they can be installed using…
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