Triangle Roofing Company Replaces Scottsdale Tile Underlayment

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We realize that high quality Scottsdale roofing work is very important to you. We strive to provide stellar workmanship that lasts for years. Triangle Roofing Company’s expert team of craftsmen-orientated roofers, will solve all your roofing needs. Each project provides a different , such as the pitch or flat roof, square footage, number of layers, surroundings, underlayment, construction and more. Our Scottsdale roofing company will provide honest on-site roof inspections, and a true estimate of your roofing needs, without trying to sell you extras.

We are a fully licensed Scottsdale are roofing contractor equipped and experienced to handle any size foam, metal, tile and roof coating project. We take pride in our ability to stay on schedule, and always deliver on the promise we make.  

Great looking roofs are only part of the work that our experts do. We also provide repair, together with residential and commercial services. Your new roof will be durable, weather resistant, and most importantly it will not leak.

Plus we will also make sure to enhance your home’s beauty, and value while protecting it for years to come.

We guarantee you will be happy with our work. Triangle Roofing Company is committed to doing the right job.

Request a re-roof or new roof proposal from us today.

Proud to be a Scottsdale roofer, we strive to provide information you need to make a good choice. We know it can be tough selecting a Scottsdale roofer with so many to chose from. Relax. We won’t try to sell you. We will give you honest advice, and nothing more. It will be up to you to make a final decision which local roofer to hire, to replace your roof.

The quality Scottsdale roofing systems certainly are not cheap, and some competitors will beat our estimate. You get what you pay for. Just don’t end up paying twice for a roof installation. Get in touch with us now to get your free quote and estimated cost.

As a top rated highly reviewed Scottsdale roofing company we use only the highest quality materials on all our foam, metal tile and roof coatings:

Only the highest quality products are used with up to 50 year manufacturer warranties.

Our pitched roofs are installed over a special protective layer that adds more water resistance.

All chimney and side flashing is changed to make the roofing installation job last decades.

Most importantly each system we install is like our own, so when the rain falls, you stay dry. Integrity, expert workmanship, and quality are what we live by every day on each and every Scottsdale roofing project. Our highest reward is your recommendation of our services to your friends, neighbors and relatives. We depend on that, and we figure it must be well deserved.

Our trained consultants employ professionals with years of experience under their belts. As expert craftsmen in Scottsdale roof services, we pay attention to the small details, like keeping your plants undamaged, cleaning the gutter, picking up all the debris each day after our work; and using the best materials.

The elements of a new roof work together to shield you from rain, to provide shelter and ventilation. Most roofing starts with sheathing, then for pitched roofs such as tile or metal and shingles. Underlayment for concrete and clay tiles should have a 90lbs cap sheet with 40lbs base underlayment. Metal flashings in valleys, around vent pipes, chimneys, and other parts to prevent leaks. A double layer of 40lbs base underlayment should be used on all shingle roofs. Soffits covers help protect the eaves area below.

Most flat Scottsdale roofing is foam, torch down and rolled asphalt. Most of which a cover with an elastomeric coating. I comes in any custom color. On a new roof we apply a 2 coat system. First 1 1/2 - 2 gallon high strength base coat per 100 square feet. Second 1 1/2 - 2 GPS UV rated top coat.

The process of replacing a tile underlayment is by removing the existing tile to get down to the underlayment. Referred to as a tile R&R, can be done quickly. It is the fastest part of re-roofing a tile roof project. Removal  produces a lot of debris and waste. In order to keep the property undamaged, our roofers lay tarps on the ground and lay sheets of plywood against the walls to protect shrubbery and siding. We also bring a tear-off truck where we place all the waste and debris.

The process of new tile roofing underlayment starts with:

Removing the ridge cap

Remove field tiles down to the felt paper, moving downward from the peak.

Removing flashing (unless it is in stellar condition)

Prying out remaining nails

Replacing Any Damaged Sheathing

Once the tile removal is complete our experts inspect the decking for damage. If there’s any soft spots on the deck, or if the portion of the sheathing is damaged it will need to be replaced. Before cutting, we check under the sheathing for wires. There may be telephone wires or television cables hidden under the deck that we don’t want to be cut.

Damage to the sheathing usually occurs because there is a violation of the seal, typically occurring around a chimney, vent, skylight or other flashed objects.

The process:

The damaged area is cut next to the rafters.

Wood strips are nailed inside the edges of rafters.

The replacement is made with exterior grade plywood. 1/8 of an inch is left on all side for expansion (if the deck is made of boards, it is perfectly acceptable to use plywood of the same thickness as the boards).

Installing Underlayment

Felt paper, also called building paper, is installed on decks (beware if tiles are nailed without a water proof layer of underlayment and only of felt paper). As a premier roofing contractor we also install additional 90lbs cap sheet, which is used for your protection; believe me your roof is done.

For optimum protection our 90lbs cap has UV protection and is applied over our tile underlayment. Roofing companies in Scottsdale that do not use cap, are cutting corners, so make sure to ask about it when you receive a Scottsdale roofing estimate. If you find they do not, show them the door, then pick up the phone and call us.

The first course of the tile underlayment is installed following the chalk line as a reference.

Measuring up from the eaves, the layer of felt paper is applied for more water protection (including obstructions where a custom piece is cut).

Drip Edge Installation

Drip edge is flashing installed along the eaves and rake edges to direct water away from the decking. Although its job is to deflect water, it also gives edges of a new roof an attractive finish. Flashing is installed along the eaves before the field is attached to allow water run off, in the event it gets under the shingles. Drip edge is installed at the rake edges after the underlayment, but before the cap has been applied, to keep wind driven rain from getting to the sheeting. Drip edge is always nailed directly to the decking, rather than to fascia or rake boards.

  The nail heads are later covered by roofing material.

Drip edge is placed along the eaves, and nailed in place as a part of the installation procedure.

Felt paper is installed on top of the drip edge, overhanging the eaves.

Another drip edge is installed on the rake edge, for protection from wind driven rain.


Flashing is metal or rubber barrier used to protect the seams around the adjoining surfaces. You may require to change your flashing or to add extra protection. Metal flashing is made of galvanized steel, copper or pre finished galvalume, aluminum and weathered copper. The flashing’s job is to channel water away from the seams. It’s installed in the areas where tiles cannot be applied, and would otherwise be prone to the leaks. Flashing in most cases has to be custom made.

Flashing is a critical component of installing a roof, that helps keep the structure watertight. Most roofs have flashings in the valleys and around the dormers.

Old flashing is used as a template for the new flashing pieces.

New flashing is installed around the chimney and other roof elements.

Flashing is installed in the valley, to guide water down the roof.

Installing Roof Tile:

Roof tile, also called Concrete flat and S-tile, Clay 1-2 piece tiles, mexican sand cast. are the choice for most roofing contractors and home owners in Scottsdale, Arizona. They perform well in all types of climates, provide variety of options, are available in multitude of colors, shapes and textures, to complement every house design. Concrete tile roofs are also less expensive than most other products, and are cheaper to repair. The standard concrete tile is the most common, as it offers slick design, superior protection and is very affordable.

During re-roofing, prior to installation of concrete tiles, the roof is covered with batten sticks.

Tiles are staggered, for effective protection against leaks.

The first full course of tiles is installed starting from the bottom.

Successive courses of tiles are installed according to the measurements, until the entire roof is finished (some spots may require custom fit, where tiles are cut in order to protect elements of the roof, and fit with the design.)

Scottsdale Roof Repair

Your roofing is designed to protect you from storms, to provide shelter and ventilation. Roofing materials and flashing are designed to shed water, directing it to the gutters and downspouts. Air intake and out take vents keep fresh air circulating below the sheathing to help protect the attic insulation, preventing moisture and heat build up. If any of your elements fail you, you will need a Scottsdale roofing company for a leak repair.

When the roof develops problems that compromise its ability to protect your home – the damage can quickly spread to other parts of the structure. Repairs are the best way to make sure your roof continues to do its job effectively.

Common Problems That May Require A Scottsdale Roofing Repair

Wind weather from storm damage, hail storms, flying objects can damage roofs. Check in the valleys (where two roofs meet) and ridges (side of the house) tend to take the most weather related abuse, and may need repairs.

Loose and cracked tiles are usually caused by the moisture beneath the tile. Loosened areas create an entry point for moisture, and leave tiles vulnerable to wind damage.

A sagging ridge might be caused by the weight of too many layers. It may also be the sign of more significant problems, such as a rotten roof ridge, or insufficient support for the ridge board.

Dirt and debris attract moisture and decay, which shortens the roof life cycle. To protect the roof, wash it once a year with a pressure washer.

Overhanging trees drop debris and provide shade that encourages moss and mildew. Trip any limbs that overhand the roof.

We offer the following services: roof repairs, re-roofing, inspections and roof restoration. We also operate in the following cities, across the Valley of the Sun, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Glendale, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, Rio Verde, Carefree, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Surprise, Peoria, Buckeye and Goodyear or pretty much Maricopa County Arizona.  Get a quote today to estimate your roofing costs.

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As a premium Scottsdale Roofing Company were striving to complete all tile underlayment replacement projects with the proper metal flashing on concrete and copper for clay tiles. Fully licensed Arizona roofing contractor in serving Scottsdale.

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