Low-Slope Roofing

Built-Up Hot-Mop Roofing
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Built-Up Hot-Mop Roofing

A roofing contractor with 30-plus years in the business tells why traditional... Read more

Steep-Slope to Low-Slope Transitions
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Steep-Slope to Low-Slope Transitions

Doug Horgan discusses a troublesome area that frequently gets overlooked: the... Read more

Low-Slope Reroof with EPDM
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Low-Slope Reroof with EPDM

Low-slope roofs can be leak-prone, especially in snow country. A New York State... Read more

Getting Started with TPO Roofing
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Getting Started with TPO Roofing

This tougher alternative to rubber membrane can be installed without adhesive Read more

Fall Protection for Roof Work
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Fall Protection for Roof Work

YouĂ­ll need a written plan, proper training, and the right equipment to comply... Read more

Tags: OSHA, Safety, Roofing
Reroofing With EPDM Rubber
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Reroofing With EPDM Rubber

Roll roofing was the wrong material for the flat roof under this second-story deck. Read more

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Low-Slope Roofing Instruction Articles

Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'
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Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'

In solving the mystery of an ongoing but elusive leak in a Colorado roof, Steve... Read more

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Q&A: Stripping an EPDM Roof

Q. I have to strip off an EPDM roof. Is there anything special I need to know? Read more

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Q&A: Shingle Overhang

Q: How far beyond the drip-edge should an asphalt shingle extend? Is the amount of overhang the same at the rake as at the eave? Read more

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Q&A: EPDM Over OSB

Q: Does EPDM roofing always need to be installed over polyisocyanurate insulation, or can it be installed directly over OSB? Read more

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Q&A: EPDM vs. Modified Bitumen Roofing

Q: Why is EPDM roofing so much more expensive than torch-applied modified bitumen? Is EPDM roofing that much better? Read more

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