The existing built-up roof (BUR) was near the end of its service life and had numerous previous roof repairs. The property owner had planned for capital expenditures appropriately and was in a position to move forward with the project. Frequently property owners are forced to band-aid patch their roof which leads to perpetual leaking and fewer replacement options.
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A full tear off and replacement was not required. Instead, a 60mil TPO recover including the selective removal of only the wet insulation was the appropriate cost-effective solution. If the property owner had chosen to wait on the installation a full tear off and the installation of new insulation would have been necessary. The cost of insulation typically exceeds the cost of the membrane itself. Luckily Parsons was able to offer a cost-effective Versico VersiWeld TPO 60mil roofing system that was eligible for a 20-year manufacturer’s NDL warranty.