What is Roof Underlayment?
Roof underlayment is a material that acts as a barrier against moisture, wind, and cold temperatures to provide additional support and insulation for your roof. If you notice leaks or drafts in your home, call a professional for a roofing underlayment inspection.
The three most common types of underlayment are rubberized asphalt, asphalt-saturated felt, and non-bitumen synthetic. Rubberized asphalt is cost-effective, crack-resistant, and environmentally friendly. Asphalt saturated felt offers strong water resistance. Non-bitumen synthetic underlayment is fungal-resistant, lightweight, and very resistant to UV damage. The type of underlayment you choose will determine your roof’s overall strength, integrity, and longevity. No matter which material you choose, thicker underlayments are usually more resistant to damage than thinner ones. For help choosing roofing materials or assistance with your roofing project, give Peak Roofing & Construction a call at (972) 335-7325.