Roofing felt is essential to ensure your outbuilding is ready for all-weather by providing a waterproof cover to the building’s roof. Ideal for an apex, flat or pent roof, shed felt and roofing membrane is durable and perfect for a newly built structure or to re-cover existing roofing material.
Roofing felt is most commonly used for the waterproofing of non-habitable garden buildings such as cabins or sheds. It is typically used as an underlay that sits between the surface it is being applied to and the final layer of roofing material.
The Best Value for Money Roofing Product as it's Very Cost-Effective
Our felt roofing service is designed to cater to the needs of both commercial and private sector clients, providing the highest quality work regardless of the size of the job. We use the finest roofing material to ensure you get the best looks, durability, and reliability from your new roof.
Felt roofing is considered the best value for money roofing product as its very cost-effective. We only use high end felt systems produced by market-leading manufacturers. This includes overlay systems that can be installed over existing roof coverings (subject to the condition of the roof), giving a good extension to a life of your roof’s covering for a smaller cost and less disruption.
What is the best roof felt?
Klober Permo Air is the most breathable felt on the market and is the perfect choice for unventilated roof spaces or climates where condensation is likely to be a problem.
What are the different types of roofing felt?
There are three types of roofing felt to consider for a roofing project; torch-on felt, self-adhesive felt, and shed felt. There are many factors that can influence your decision, including whether you're installing the roof yourself and the size of the project.
Can you put new roof felt over old?
When felting over any old felt you can use a bitten primer to get a proper fix, some felts are also a 3 layer system allowing them to go over old felt, however if he has quoted for old felt to be removed then that is what he should have done. Any old felt roof needs to be completely taken up and reboarded.
Do you nail or staple roofing felt?
Roll out about 10 feet of felt and fasten with staples or roofing nails with plastic washer heads. Use a construction stapler or a hammer. Put fasteners at least every 8 inches; some suppliers recommend staples about every 4 inches. Leave the top portion of the paper loose.
Should I use 15 or 30 pounds felt?
Asphalt-saturated heavy-duty roofing felt is available in 15- and 30-pound weights. ... Besides that benefit, if shingles come loose during a storm and tear off, the 30-pound roofing felt stays intact, whereas 15-pound tar paper may not. This offers your home protection until you can repair it.