The Dead Zone: When rooftop supports aren’t specified

Because rooftop supports aren’t typically specified, they are often improvised. A well-constructed commercial or industrial building must meet a host of specifications. The roof is no exception, and neither is rooftop mounted equipment, including pipes, [...]

July 30th, 2018|Categories: HVAC, Knuckleheads, Roofing Materials|Tags: , , |

Securing Rooftop Supports

There is a wide range of rooftop supports available on the market.  A variety of products are designed to accommodate pipes, struts, pavers, and related equipment of all sizes.  Some of these are designed to be [...]

August 18th, 2017|Categories: Knuckleheads, Roofing Materials, Support|Tags: , , |

Preventing Pipe and Duct Sag

It is not unusual for a contractor or building owner to climb up on a commercial roof and encounter sagging pipes and ducts.  The causes vary.  In some cases, the supports have deteriorated due to [...]

August 7th, 2017|Categories: Knuckleheads, Roofing Materials, Support|