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A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide the professional with new techniques to undertaking the best quality work on felt and torch on roofing. With step-by-step guidance and photographs throughout, the book covers selecting the felt, tools and fixings, and guidance on which materials comply with building regulations; insulation guidelines and how to install and torch the felt; alternative processes for detailing and new techniques for welding, to ensure a perfect welding bead is obtained throughout the roof; cutting and forming welted drips, and new methods for sealing internal and external corners; penetrations and protrusions, detailing internal and external arcs and making repairs to the roof. Fully illustrated with 218 colour photographs.