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IKO Roofing Felt | 10m Green
IKO Roofing Felt is an essential part of any roofing construction. These sheets of tar paper are placed under the shingles of a roof to ensure a weatherproof and durable roof. The waterproof properties of this felt eliminates any possibility of leakage and even when used alone can survive and protect against the most extreme of conditions, even storms. It is usually a requirement in UK homes to have some type of Roofing Felt installed, so it is important to choose one that is built to last, this includes IKO.
Can you walk on roofing felt?
You can walk on the roofing felt but you should only walk on it during the installation and for occasional cleaning or maintenance.
Does roofing felt insulate?
Insulation is laid in contact with roofing felt but felt is waterproof so it might run down the felt and make the insulation damp.
Is roofing felt toxic to plants?
There is no evidence of ground contamination after contact with roofing felt, but you shouldn’t put it around any plants you intend to eat.
Is roofing felt toxic?
No, roofing felt is not toxic. It is considered stable and nonreactive.
Does roofing felt rot?
Yes, roofing felt does rot over time and it will also become brittle.
Is roofing felt good?
Roofing felt is a cheaper option than other roofing materials but it’s very effective and easy to replace.
Does roof felt absorb water?
Roofing felt is a moisture barrier so when the hot air is rising and reaches the roof, any moisture in the air condenses underneath the shingles which will get caught by the roofing felt.
How long does roofing felt last?
Roofing felt is designed to last up to 5 years but quality can affect life expectancy.
Will roofing felt stop rain?
Yes, roofing felt resists water.
Can you put new roofing felt over old?
Yes, you can but the area should be primed first to allow the new roofing felt to stick to the old.