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Which Nationwide Fibreglass Roof is Right For Me?

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There are four types of fibreglass flat roof construction available from Nationwide Fibreglass: CureIt, Res-Tec, Dryseal and Crystic Roofs. Read more on the types of Fibreglass flat roofing, the benefits and the associated materials below to decide which is best for your home.

CUREIT

A CureIt flat roof is a revolutionary is recognised by the roofing trade as a superior alternative to conventional roofing materials. It has a proven pedigree as a high spec roofing system through a comprehensive range of test accreditations to BS and to ETAG (European Technical Approval Guidelines) standards and long term specs. It’s a flat roofing waterproof system is installed on millions of square metres of roofs in the UK & Ireland. The great thing to note about CureIt roofing installations is that they are made with specially formulated roofing resin and topcoat, it’s been designed for roofing applications by the UK’s leading GPR flat roofing materials manufacturer.

CureIt solutions are supplied with a 20-year materials guarantee for their flat roof constructions

There are many benefits of choosing CureIt roofing. CureIt was awarded the Queens Awards for Enterprise in the 2016 innovation category for the development of the CureIt GRP Roofing System.

Other benefits include:

  • The system comes with a 20 year guarantee on the materials from the manufacturer. It also comes with a guarantee from the installer that the flat roof with remain leak free for at least 20 years.
  • CureIt roofing installs include roofing resins and topcoats designed for roofing applications, promoting enhanced bonding characteristic and flexibility.

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DRYSEAL

Dryseal is fast becoming the specification choice of a growing number of housing associations, it’s the unique component based fibreglass or glass enforced polyester (GPR) flat roofing system.
Dryseals’ flat roof installations come with a 20 year insurance guarantee on materials and labour, and the system is supplied pre-cured and ready for flat roof installations. With changes in the Irish Building Regulations in early 2014, Dryseal has massively increased in popularity for commercial and domestic installations across Ireland.

Benefits of using Dryseal:

  • It’s a pre-cured roofing installations system made from GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester). Unlike ‘wet lay’ systems, Dryseal roofing installations and construction means that the whole system is made up from preformed component packed and ready to mechanically fix and joint on site.
  • The system comes with 20 years guarantee and is manufactured under factory conditions in accordance with ISO 9001 Quality and ISO 14001 Environmental standards.
  • Dryseal can be installed over existing roof coverings, provided that the base is in good condition for the flat roof installation.
  • Dryseal roofing systems are manufactured in the UK in accordance with strict BS EN ISO 9001-2008 Quality Control procedures. British Board of Agrement (BBA) product performance and compliance standards are applied to Dryseal.
  • Because of Dryseals high impact resistance and it’s only liquid used during the roof installations being that to seal the joints between various component parts, the risk of protracted delays caused by weather conditions or defects is significantly reduced.

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CRYSTIC ROOF

Crystic roof installations was manufactured by Scott Bade Company Ltd – a company with over 60 years experience in polyester chemistry. They have an excellent reputation in the industry for the development in high quality materials of their roofing installations and construction which are backed by technical expertise and the highest of customer service. Crystic roofs are strong, leak-free and durable, a system you can depend on. It’s a roofing system which provides key industry tools like – it’s a powerful, leak-free, long-lasing alternative to traditional roofing materials, such as bitumen, felt and lead. The roofing system by crystic is a high performance solution for all roof structures. These structures include valley, pitched and flat – it’s suitable for all shapes including walkways, balconies and roof-lights, it eliminates the need for heating equipment.

Some of it’s key benefits are:

  • It’s got a water-tight formula
  • There are a range of colours to choose from for your roof installation
  • It’s lower cost for maintenance and repairs
  • It’s innovative and works across a range of roofing formats.

Crystic Roof installations will last much longer that standard roofing materials and it can be transformed into any shape, if this sounds suitable for your commercial or residential project then learn more on Crystic Roofs here.

RES-TEC

Res-tec flat roof installation system is low maintenance and high performance, this is because it’s roof installation system is applied as a one coat (10 year repair) or two coats (20 year repair) system using 225g/m2 fibreglass CSM for an extra tough membrane protection that makes the installation last for decades. Res-tecs roofing systems are in line with the highest performing products in the industry and their resin system can be repaired or overcoated without grinding down.

Res-tec is right for you even more so if you are wanting to overlay without the stripping and replacing of an existing system. Fibreglass flat roof with res-tec means that you are getting a system that uses powder hardner for a fast cure and is also reinforced with fibreglass CSM for extra durability and resistance to cracks and damage. The flat roof construction easily accommodates foot traffic with it’s tough resistance to impact. With res-tec you can coat several common surfaces including felt, concrete, asphalt, GRP and timber – this means that roofs can be overlaid without the need for strip and replace works which makes the whole process much more simplified.

Res-tec systems are safe and efficient and undergo fire tests to meet BS 476-3 Rating: F.AA and EN 13501-5(4) Rating: BROOF(t4) standards – which are the highest rating that a flat roof system can achieve, and as it;’s LABC Registered Detail certified (Certificate No.EW1000) it ensures compliance with the latest building rules and regulations.

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Reach out to our very experienced team for more information and to help you decide, visit our website here or email info@nationwidefibreglass.ie.

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