Glacier Guard Peel & Stick Underlayment for Low Slope Roofs

Tips from Bill Shimburski, EcoStar Technical Services Manager

I am often asked if EcoStar requires or recommends total Glacier Guard coverage on low slope roofs for Gold Star Warranty jobs. The short answer is, it’s up to the architect / contractor / building owner. Total coverage of Glacier Guard is acceptable but not required for Gold Star Warranty jobs. Let me explain how our products are tested.

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The Perfect Closed Valley Install for Hail-Prone Areas

Tips from Bill Shimburski, EcoStar Technical Services Manager

I’m often contacted by contractors or homeowners about hail damage to the valley metal on EcoStar roof assemblies. Although EcoStar tiles are resistant to hail damage, the valley metal can take a beating. The question then becomes, “Can I remove and reuse the EcoStar tiles to access and replace the valley metal?”. The answer…yes! EcoStar tiles can be carefully removed and reinstalled.

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Get to Know Our Reps

Meet Jim Bennington

With a background of over 30 years working in all aspects of the roofing industry – from contracting to distribution to manufacturing representation – Jim lives in Pittsburgh and covers the Western Pennsylvania area.

He also wears a kilt.

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