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Farmhouse Sunroom. Photographer: Rob Karosis
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arlinevg wrote:
Roofing application, what would recommend roofing with? Spray foam? - I have a flat roof deck that is very similar to this one with a spray foam roof and then Tyvek decking on top of sleepers. We are re-doing the roof and wonder what you would recommend for roofing material?
     Comment   November 1, 2013
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J Cubed Custom Inc
2-ply torch
November 1, 2013 at 9:35pm   
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Crisp Architects
I would have to know a little more about the project, please contact our office at (845) 677-8256.
November 7, 2013 at 10:37am   
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Ginger Springer wrote:
Outdoor rooftop flooring - What is an inexpensive way to use tar roof over garage as a rooftop deck. Wood decking too expensive. Can we paint the tar roof or put a layer of roofing paper over it? Also, has low spot where water accumulates. Any ideas. Just want it to look nice.
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DeWitt Architects
Tile is not a waterproofing. It is not in a shower and is not on a roof. You need a membrane.

For the membrane we are not using EPDM but rather 80mil PVC. I would suggest removing the existing roof down to the plywood. Then put a 1/2" decking matt over it. So it be layered tile to decking as:
1. tile
2. Schluter tile isolation matt
2. mortar set base
3. Schluter drainage matt
4. PVC membrane and flashing as required
5. roofing matt
6. decking

What is the span and spacing on center of the 4x9's? That is what determines if the 1/2" plywood is big enough to handle the dead and live loads of a roof deck.

I suggest you consult a structural engineer to make sure the roof stucture is strong enough for a deck. Then hire a roofer experienced in roof top decks, and low slope pvc roofs. Then hire an experienced tile layer. The roof top also needs proper drainage flow and outlet.
February 23, 2013 at 8:21am     
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We live in Brooklyn and have a deck on our roof. We used tiles by great mats.com. The commercial ones are made with channels for drainage and protect the roof.
April 4, 2013 at 12:37pm     
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