Keep your roof assembly intact against strong winds and the destruction they bring.
Regardless of what type of building you own and where it’s located, all structures are at risk of suffering from wind damage, most specifically wind uplift. When heavy winds meet the side of a building, the force exerts strong pressure against the structure, pushing the air upward and across the roof. This pressure builds underneath the roof, which is when the highest potential damage can occur. If the pressure under the roof is stronger than above, it’s at risk of pulling the materials apart, causing damage to the roof structure and often leading to roof failure.
This can lead to immediately noticeable structural and cosmetic repairs, as well as less detectable internal damage resulting in leaks, molding, and further structural damage over time. In the worst-case scenario, you may even need a complete roof replacement.
Doubling DensDeck® Roof Boards’ resistance to moisture, built-in EONIC™ Technology makes DensDeck® Prime and DensDeck® StormX™ Prime cover boards the only boards on the market with manufacturing specifications that include 5% total water absorption resistance by weight and 1-gram surface water absorption performance on both sides of the board.*
* Based on published manufacturing specifications as of December 1, 2017.
NOTE: Moisture has a detrimental effect on every cover board, including DensDeck® Roof Boards and every effort should be taken to keep them dry before, during and after installation. Damage or reduction in performance resulting from exposure to more than an incidental amount of moisture is NOT covered by the limited warranty for DensDeck® Roof Boards. For additional information on installation guidelines and product warranty, please see Resources.
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