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ROOFING INSPECTION & REPAIR
AMERICAN CEMWOOD ROOFING
BEST ROOFING PRACTICES
BUILT UP ROOFS
CATHEDRAL CEILING VENTILATION
CERTIFICATIONS for ROOFING CONTRACTORS
CHIMNEY FLASHING Mistakes & Leaks
COLD WEATHER ROOF TROUBLE
DECKS, ROOFTOP CONSTRUCTION
EPDM, RUBBER, PVC ROOFING
EXTRACTIVE BLEEDING on SHINGLES
FIRE RETARDANT PLYWOOD
FLASHING on BUILDINGS
FLAT ROOF MOISTURE & CONDENSATION
Green House or Solarium Roof Leaks
HEAT TAPES & CABLES on Roofs for Ice Dams
ICE DAM PREVENTION
MASONITE WOODRUF FIBERBOARD ROOFING
NOISE CONTROL for ROOFS
PLASTIC ROOFING TYPES
PVC, EPDM, RUBBER ROOFING
ROOF ARCHITECTURAL STYLES - PHOTO GUIDE
ROOF CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS
ROOF COLOR RECOMMENDATIONS
ROOF INSPECTION SAFETY & LIMITS
ROOF LEAK DIAGNOSIS & REPAIR
ROOF NOISE TRANSMISSION
ROOF REPLACEMENT SNAFUs
ROOFING FELT UNDERLAYMENT REQUIREMENTS
ROOFING MATERIALS, Age, Types
SADDLE CONSTRUCTION at CHIMNEYS
SNOW GUARDS & SNOW BRAKES
STANDARDS for ROOFING
STRESS SKIN INSULATED PANELS
TEST LABS - ROOF SHINGLE
TREES & SHRUBS, TRIM OFF BUILDING
TRUSSES, Floor & Roof
UNDERLAYMENT REQUIREMENTS on ROOFS
VENTILATION in BUILDINGS
WALK-ON ROOF SURFACES
WARRANTIES for ROOF SHINGLES
WORKMANSHIP & ROOF DAMAGE
This article lists the various ASTM & other standards for roofing and roofing products. We include a list of roof testing services and laboratories. Readers should also see FIRE RATINGS for ROOF SURFACES and see ASPHALT SHINGLE FAILURE TYPES and Environmental Issues - Asbestos Roofing/Siding as well as SLATE ROOF DURABILITY and STAIN DIAGNOSIS on ROOFS, WARRANTIES for ROOF SHINGLES and WOOD SHAKE & SHINGLE ROOFING and finally WORKMANSHIP & WIND DAMAGE. For roofing material testing services and shingle testing see TEST LABS - ROOF SHINGLE.
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The following roofing standards include specifications for the manufacture and testing of asphalt roof shingles.
In addition to the roofing materials & testing standards from ASTM and from UL listed and summarized here, readers should see asphalt shingle installation guidelines and standards published by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturer's Association (ARMA) and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). The latter, NRCA, has published the most-detailed and most-authoritative specifications for the installation of asphalt shingles, roll roofing, membrane roofing, wood shingles, and slate shingles.
ASTM Roofing Standards
ASTM has thousands of standards for products, ingredients of products, testing procedures for them, and their performance in use. Below we have collected key standards pertaining to various types of residential and light commecial roofing materials and systems. We include key standards for asbestos cement roofing shingles (no longer in production), asphalt shingles, other asphalt roofing products, clay roofing tiles, cement roofing materials, fiber cement roofing, membrane roofing materials, slate roofs, and other roofing materials. Contact Us to suggest changes and additions.
According to ASTM, each ASTM roofing standard abstract shown below is "...a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date. "
ASTM C- Roofing Standards Beginning with "C" ASTM Cnnnn
ASTM D- Roofing Standards Beginning with "D" ASTM Dnnnn
ASTM E- Roofing Standards Beginning with "E" ASTM Ennnn
UL Underwriters Laboratories: Standards Pertaining to Roofing Systems
See TEST LABS - ROOF SHINGLE for our complete directory of companies offering various types of testing for roofing materials, including roof shingles and other roof surfaces.
Testing Laboratoratories Serving a Wider Audience than Roofing Products & Roofing Industry Manufacturers
Applied Technical Services
Chemir Analytical Servcies
EMS Lab, the megalith of testing in the U.S.: materialstestinglaboratory.com/
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