When it comes to successful deck or roof deck waterproofing, it’s all about the details. For an overview of some of the waterproofing details our installers are trained for, view or print this convenient graphic summary .
The roof membrane is fully adhered to a coverboard that is mechanically attached to the structural deck in the field of the roof and an allowance for membrane movement is provided at the perimeter of the roof assembly.
Expansion Joint with Adhesive-Applied Flashing (Roof to Roof) Paraguard Expansion Joint with Adhesive-Applied Flashing (Roof to Roof) Overflow Scupper with Adhesive-Applied Flashing
Re: Proper way to anchor/frame a deck on a flat rubber roof Careful with composites on a rubber roof. We recently had a problem with the pallets sitting on epdm warping due to lack of sufficient air space under the decking.
Figure 3 Deck ledger flashing. HOME BUILDER’S GUIDE TO COASTAL CONSTRUCTION 5.2: ROOF-TO-WALL AND DECK-TO-WALL FLASHING 3 of 3 W ALL SYSTEMS 5 Developed in association with the National Association of Home Builders Research Center
Hopefully, this video will help explain the difference between warm flat roof construction and cold flat roof construction. This video shows detailed drawings on how a warm flat roof is constructed.
attached to a roof deck, wall and/or structural framing. In the design of specific details for a project, a designer should describe and clearly indicate the manner in which
The Davidson Residence (above) uses a built-up “flat” roof deck at the center portion of the house (the portion with the guardrails). Simply put –we built a wood deck over a sloped roof system. Simply put –we built a wood deck over a sloped roof system.
to the design and installation of quality roof systems. The practices herein contained represent a consensus of opinion of roofing contractors throughout the country.
CAD Details Document Name PDF DWG Download all CAD Construction Details 37.1 MB 3.4 MB MC01 – Identification of Roof Areas 694 KB 167 KB MC01A – Single Layer Underlayment 678 KB 302 KB MC01B – Double Layer Underlayment 711 KB 322 KB MC02 – Vent Pipe Flashing 626 KB 349 KB MC03 – Valley […]
Construction studies drawing detail showing how to draw a flat roof warm deck construction detail to a scale of 1:10 with a short introduction highlighting the key features of warm deck construction.
Building a deck over a flat roof is very similar to building a deck over a concrete patio. These decks are often referred to as “floating,” as they are not secured in place as a stand-alone structure.
When waterproofing a walkable roof deck, there are a number of important principles to consider in determining the ultimate performance of not only the decking assembly, but also the waterproofing and the overall building envelope.
The flat roof should be sloped appropriately as always and the decking should be laid parallel with the slope run, so that drainage is possible. Also note, that the deck must be stabilized by being attached to the building.
Wood Deck and Railing Leaks. Often there is a wood deck installed on top of a flat roof or some sort of a railing system. To make these railings securely attached to the roof, builders often create penetrations for every railing post on the roof.