Roofing consultants surveyed ranked moisture as the second most destructive event that negatively impacts the life span of a roof assembly. This is why every effort should be taken to avoid exposing the roof board to moisture before, during and after installation.
Research conducted October, 2016
In independent testing1, 1/2" DensDeck® Prime Roof Boards:
Before and After Standard 2-hour Soak TestSee the flexural test results
In independent testing2, 1/2" DensDeck® Prime Roof Board's:
Independent test results revealed:
DensDeck Roof Boards:
DensDeck Roof Boards are designed with the contractor in mind
Moisture has a detrimental effect on every cover board including DensDeck® Roof Boards and every effort should be taken to keep them dry before, during and after installation. Damage or reduction in performance resulting from exposure to more than an incidental amount of moisture is NOT covered by the limited warranty for DensDeck Roof Boards. For additional information on installation guidelines and product warranty, please click here.
Testing conducted by Trinity Laboratory in Columbia, South Carolina and concluded on June 27, 2016.
Testing conducted by Intertek in York, Pennsylvania and concluded on January 15, 2016.
Testing conducted by Jim Koontz & Associates in Hobbs, New Mexico which concluded on August 1, 2014.
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