The Roofing Marketplace

First flashed tile hook

New from Quick Mount PV, the Quick Hook USA™ is the industry's first flashed tile hook mount, bringing fast, cost-effective, code-compliant waterproofing to curved and flat tile roof system installations. Quick Hook USA has a wide base, providing multiple clearance holes for attachment of two lag screws to the rafter while a slot in the matching base enables the hook to perfectly fit a tile's curve. For more information, visit or call (925) 478-8269.

Testing yields dramatic results

A test group of Canadian roofing contractors recently was supplied with a sheet-metal strip with TPO Direct Weld applied to it and instructed to do a pull test to see how well the TPO bonded. Every strip passed the test! Menzies Metal Products' TPO Direct Weld bonds to TPO membranes so well the membrane will separate at the scrim while the membrane's bottom layer stays bonded to the coating. For more information, call (800) 665-8840.

Seal it right—seal it tight!

Protecto Wrap introduces Protecto Form Flash 1,™ the most advanced and cost-effective flashing tape on the market. This peel-and-stick flexible flashing tape can be used as a primary air and moisture seal around penetrations in residential and commercial construction. Most applications include sealing around pipes, gas lines, electrical outlets, dryer vents, conduits, plumbing, telephone cables and fiber optic lines, etc. Because it is water- and air-impermeable, homeowners can expect significant energy savings. For more information, call (800) 759-9727 or visit

Time off the Roof™

Contractors can maximize the efficiency of installation crews with deck sheets, rolled goods, and precision-fabricated components and accessories from Duro-Last.® Rooftop flashings made in a Duro-Last factory allow for a highly efficient installation. For contractors, "Time off the Roof" means more effective use of labor, more profit and the ability to move quickly to the next project. For building owners, a Duro-Last roof system installation is less disruptive to building operations than other systems. For more information, call (800) 248-0280 or visit

Eliminate drafts and water leaks

Grip-Rite™ Window & Door Protector is a self-adhering membrane that eliminates drafts and water leaks. Use it to waterproof wood, brick, concrete and metal surfaces and to ensure a continuous air/vapor barrier on doors, windows and joints. Installation requires no special tools. It's equipped with an easy-to-remove silicone-treated release sheet (split-back) on the self-adhesive side. The 25-mil-thick self-adhering membrane is composed of elastomeric bitumen and trilaminate woven polyethylene and is self-sealing around nails and screws. For more information, visit or call (800) 676-7777.

A flashing for the life of a roof

The ultimate pipe flashing from Lifetime Tool and Building Products incorporates a proprietary compression collar that prevents the boot from relaxing from the pipe. The 100 percent silicone prevents common cracking and splitting found in other products, and the oval shape takes roof slope problems out of the equation. Add the 24-gauge Kynar®-coated, galvanized steel plate with generous perimeter flashing, and you have a product that will last the life of a roof. Guaranteed. For details, visit


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