What Is Self Adhered Roof Underlayments?
The roof is the single most important aspect of your home. It’s your home’s first defense against animals, storms, and the elements. There are three main types of underlayment; asphalt-saturated felt paper, synthetic underlayment, and rubberized roofing underlayment.
All of them have their pros and cons. The real question is, can they hold up in the Florida heat? How do self adhered roof underlayments compare to the rest of the underlayment options?
What Is Roof Underlayment?
Roof underlayment is a protective barrier that is installed onto the roof deck underneath the roof tiles or shingles. Its purpose is to protect your home and everything under your roof, including the members of your household.
It should stand up against severe weather and prevent water damage. This is an important part of any roofing system because water damage can be a major detriment to your home and your wallet. That is why underlayment is a key aspect of roof installations. Without the proper underlayment, the Florida weather will slowly kill your roof.
Why You Need To Invest In Tag & Stick
Adhesive roof underlayment is a new and multifunctional tool in the roofer’s arsenal. Whereas some underlayment systems are only water-resistant, Tag & Stick has very little chance of allowing water into your home.
Most importantly, it meets Florida’s wind uplift and safety codes. This is especially important because of the severe hurricane season. We all know how much damage hurricanes can cause. This makes your moisture and water barrier of the utmost importance.
Remember, your tile or shingles aren’t fully sealed on their own. Wind can pick them up during a storm or they can peel off over time. Also, they will eventually begin to corrode away. Eventually, this will leave your roof vulnerable to water penetration.
Underlayment should stop whatever gets beneath your shingles. Tag & Stick MTP underlayment is twice the thickness and strength as other options, making it the best line of defense for your home. Don’t make the mistake of choosing a roofing material that will end in heartbreak. If water enters your roof, the damage can be expensive or even irreparable. There’s no reason for you to go through that ordeal.
The Installation Process of Self Adhered Roof Underlayments
Underlayment is important for another, not so obvious reason. It takes two to three days on average to install a roof. During this time, roofers cannot work if it’s raining and we all know how often it rains in Florida.
Adhesive roof underlayment can save you from the ugly sight of a blue tarp on your home. The underlayment alone will prevent rainwater from coming through the roof. Tag & Stick can withstand the wind as well as intense heat. This underlayment is so strong that it can be exposed to the Florida elements for up to 180 days without being damaged.
The adhesive underlayment is quick to install. This makes the roof installation process shorter saving you time and money. Two of the most valuable commodities. Since it’s self-adhesive, all the roofer has to do is take the backing off and place it. It couldn’t be easier.
We use a single step, two-ply system which is a big reason the installation is so much faster than traditional underlayment systems. It’s also a much safer installation due to the lack of hot tar, kettles, and torches.
If you’re concerned that it won’t work with the type of roofing material on your home, don’t worry. It works with a variety of roofing products including metal, shingle, shake, tile, and slate materials.
Don’t Have Regrets, Get Tag & Stick
We’re Southern Florida’s best option for adhesive roof underlayment. Contact us at (954) 255-3107 with any questions or inquiries. We’d love to hear from you! Let Tag & Stick protect your home and make your roofing installation a breeze.