Felt Roofing installations that have moved with the times.
About the product
Bituminous Felt is made from bitumen, a tar-like substance derived from the distillation of crude oil, mixed with sand or crushed limestone, and applied to a fibrous membrane made from such materials as hessian, fiberglass, polyester or paper.
The felt is usually finished with a coating of fine gravel to give a decorative finish which a number of colours to choose from.
The Bituminous felt systems we install are a cost-effective and convenient way of providing a waterproof covering to roofs on domestic and commercial properties.
It is widely used on flat roofs, examples of these are garages, extensions, carports, dormers and summer houses.
Key Benefits of Felt Roofing:
- Very cost-effective
- Proven method – (compared to other flat roofing alternatives)
- Strong – long-lasting material
- Low maintenance
- Ideal for use in repair work where a complete new roof is not necessary
- Safe/Easy handling
- Skill – Our contractors carry out excellent workmanship needed
- Easy-on-the-eye, with a choice of colours
- NHBC approved
When the product first came to prominence, traditional “pour and roll” techniques were used. Now, this method is seen as obsolete. These days the most common method is heat-applied or ‘torch-on.’ This is done with a gas torch.
Why Choose Us?
We are specialist felt roofing contractors who continuously strive to stand out from the crowd, that’s why we also offer Insurance Backed Guarantees for your complete peace of mind. We carry both domestic and commercial felt membrane projects. Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation quote.
Here at M Simpson & Sons Roofing we support the NFRC Safe2Torch campaign. We have demonstrated that our felt roofing installers can use heat to apply the felt safely and support the recent guidelines in the felt roofing industry.
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