How Reroofing With Lightweight Insulating Concrete (LWIC) Roof Deck Systems Save Roofing Contractors Time and Money


Lightweight Insulating Concrete (LWIC) roof deck systems are an economical and permanent insulation solution for reroofing projects. For roofing contractors doing reroofing projects, LWIC saves time and money – which means more profit for the roofing company.

There are two major ways that LWIC saves time and money on the reroofing process.

Save time and money by eliminating the tear-off of the existing roof

Unlike traditional iso systems, LWIC can be poured directly over the existing roofing, eliminating the time, mess and expense of tearing off old insulation. Traditional insulation board systems generally require complete tear-off. This exposes the building’s interior and produces a great deal of debris, which is costly and time-consuming to dispose of. In addition, since the old insulation stays in place, reroofing with LWIC eliminates the disposal of the old insulation, which is good for the environment.

Save time and money compared to traditional tapered insulation systems

For traditional tapered polyiso systems, roofing contractors have to spend a lot of time and energy constructing a sloped system out of iso board. Why not let the experienced team at Nettles handle the tapered system with LWIC? A LWIC tapered system can be installed at a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional system. With LWIC the project can be done much quicker with significantly less labor.

Bottom line is that reroofing with a LWIC roof deck system saves roofing contractors time and money while resulting in greater profits.

For roofing contractors, time and money aren’t the only considerations–they also want to get the jobdone well. LWIC roof systems have many advantages over traditional insulation systems.  Check out the article “The Top 15 Advantages Lightweight Insulated Concrete (LWIC) Roof Deck System Have Compared To Traditional Roof Deck Systems” and learn about the advantages of LWIC.