Category: Roofs

Vinyl Sun Decks expand to fit with heat.

Will vinyl decking survive cold winters and hot summers?

Living in an area with extreme weather can damage traditional decking materials, such as cedar and treated lumber. Q: How do DEC-K-ING Vinyl Decks withstand areas with high U.V.? Ultra Violet rays can be extremely destructive to exterior products. That’s why DEC-K-ING Vinyl Sundeck Membranes are manufactured to withstand the harmful effects of the sun. […]

coolindustry

Choosing a cool roof in hot climates.

Q: I live in a hot climate and prefer a roof that keeps my building cool in the summer. The cost of cooling buildings in hot climates can cost companies thousands of dollars a year. A major source of heat retention for a building is the roof. Traditional roof systems often inadvertently collect, instead of […]

April 4, 2016 Questions, Roofs
Industrial Walkable Roof

We need easy access to our roof.

Q: I need easy and frequent access to my roof for maintenance and mechanical. The rooftop of buildings in industrial settings can experience very different challenges from a typical commercial roof, which may only see foot traffic from a maintenance crew on a monthly basis. The roof space for industry often requires weekly or daily […]

April 4, 2016 Questions, Roofs
UC Davis, withstanding 10 years of foot traffic on their Global Decking Rooftop Patio

I need a patio surface that won’t break down with lots of foot traffic.

High-traffic rooftop walkways, commercial outdoor space and common areas for buildings get a lot of wear-and-tear. Selecting the right material is especially important. Q: I have high-traffic common areas, I need a patio surface that won’t break down with lots of foot traffic. We understand your need for a safe, reliable and durable rooftop patio […]