Job Files – Potts Welding – Newark, DE

Who was the customer?

Since 1929, Potts Welding in Newark, New Castle County, DE http://www.pottswelding.com/ has specialized in the fabrication and repair of boilers and related component parts, heating and cooling equipment, heat exchangers, condensers, and the sale of boiler and heat exchanger tubing.

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What was the old roof?

The old industrial roofing was coal-tar built-up with slag over a gypsum deck that had been leaking badly for some time causing production to be moved around on the shop floor every time it rained. The roof is dead flat and creates countless areas of ponding water. The roof substrate was damp but not wet. The deck had an average fastener withdraw pull-test strength of only 200 LB.

Potts Welding
Potts Welding

What is the new roof?

The new roof is Duro-Last 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.

Potts Welding
Potts Welding

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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