Job Files – United Cocoa Processor/Sardo & Sons – Newark, DE

Who was the customer?

Sardo & Sons – Since 1966, Sardo & Sons in Newark, New Castle County, DE http://www.sardowarehouse.com/  has provided integrated logistics operations that give scalable warehousing options that can grow and adapt as their customers’ needs evolve.

United Cocoa Processor – UCP https://www.unitedcocoa.com/en/indexhas been in operation since 1992 delivering cocoa products to the US market. Over the years, UCP has delivered tens of thousands of metric tons of product into the chocolate, cookie, baking, pharmaceutical, flavoring and other such industry segments. These achievements have given UCP an extensive know-how in manufacturing and delivering cocoa products.

United Cocoa Processor-Sardo & Sons – Newark, DE
United Cocoa Processor-Sardo & Sons – Newark, DE

What was the old roof?

The old commercial roofing was ballasted EPDM over a steel deck that had been leaking badly for some time causing ongoing tenant complaints.  The roof is low-slope with parapets on the front. The roof substrate was dry.  The deck had an average fastener withdraw pull-test strength of only 400 LB.  A portion of the roof had been replaced due to fire damage.

United Cocoa Processor-Sardo & Sons – Newark, DE

What is the new roof?

The new roof is Duro-Last https://duro-last.com/ 40 mil pre-fabricated reinforced white PVC that eliminates up to 85% of on-site welding.  The roofing membrane is mechanically attached through the old roofing material directly to the roof deck saving the expense of tear-off & new insulation and ensuring the most reliable resistance to high-winds.  Seams are welded with the safety of hot air and are permanent unlike taped seams.  The Duro-Last Supreme Warranty covers any consequential damage from leaks and has no required maintenance.  Duro-Last is Energy Star® rated and highly-resistant to the expansion & contraction that degrade black roofs.   No TPO is used to make Duro-Last, only PVC that has been proven over the last 40 yrs.

About Manchester Roofing Systems

Manchester Roofing Systems is a Better Business Bureau A+ rated Duro-Last Master Contractor based in West Caln, PA on the eastern edge of Lancaster County.  Manchester Roofing System’s location affords both low-overhead & good highway access to a large portion of the mid-Atlantic region including PA, NJ & DE.

Manchester Roofing Systems works primarily in Bucks County PA, Burlington County NJ, Camden County NJ, Chester County PA, Delaware County PA, Gloucester County NJ, Lehigh County PA, Montgomery County PA, New Castle County DE, and Northampton County PA.

Kevin Valenta is the owner of Manchester Roofing Systems and has been an award-winning contractor for over 25 years.  Integrity & Lasting Value are the foundation of Manchester Roofing Systems.

Manchester Roofing Systems is a commercial roofer & industrial roofer and specializes in commercial roofing, industrial roofing, flat roofing & low-slope roofing.

Manchester Roofing Systems can be reached at 877-220-4590

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