Pure Lead Products – Leader in Lead Flashing
Roofing Lead is an important area of our business. Pure Lead Products is one of the largest producers of Lead Flashings in the country. We are always improving our process and our products. Recently we have added additional capacity to our lead flashing line. We are able to produce high quality lead flashing to a greater capacity. Pure Lead Products supplies flashing to roofing supply stores and contractors throughout the Southeast.
Lead roof boots, also known as lead pipe flashings or roof penetrations, are commonly used in roofing applications to seal around plumbing exhaust pipes and other roof penetrations. There are several reasons why lead roof boots are preferred over other materials for this specific purpose. See Below:
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- Durability: Lead is a highly durable and long-lasting material. It withstands exposure to various weather conditions, including rain, snow, hail, and UV radiation, without deteriorating or corroding. This durability ensures that lead roof boots maintain their effectiveness over many years, protecting the roof penetration from leaks and water damage.
- Malleability: Lead is a soft and malleable material. It is easy to shape and form around irregular shapes and sizes of plumbing exhaust pipes. This characteristic allows for a tight and custom fit, ensuring a watertight seal. Roofers mold lead roof boots to conform perfectly to the specific dimensions of the pipes they are sealing.
- Sealing Capabilities: Lead roof boots provide an excellent seal against water infiltration. They are designed with a collar or flange that fits snugly around the pipe, and this collar can be easily sealed to the roofing material with roofing nails or screws. The flexibility of lead allows it to conform to the roof’s contours, further enhancing the seal.
- Adaptability: Lead roof boots are used on a variety of roofing materials, including asphalt shingles, metal roofs, wood shakes, and more. Their versatility makes them a suitable choice for different roofing applications, ensuring a consistent and reliable sealing solution.
- Longevity: Lead is a material known for its longevity. When properly installed and maintained, lead roof boots can last for decades without needing replacement. This long lifespan reduces the need for frequent maintenance or repairs, making them a cost-effective choice over time.
- Resistant to Temperature Extremes: Lead has excellent thermal stability and can handle extreme temperature variations without cracking or breaking. This resilience is especially important in regions with harsh weather conditions.
- Tradition and Aesthetics: In some cases, lead roof boots are chosen for their traditional appearance. They blend well with older architectural styles or historical buildings, maintaining the aesthetic appeal of the roof while providing effective protection.
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