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Why Mini Breach X?

Why Mini Breach X?Currently, flat roofs typically require annual inspections, maintenance, and repairs. Roof membrane surface material is used on flat or nearly flat roofs to prevent leaks and move water off the roof. Membrane roofs are most commonly made from synthetic rubber, thermoplastic (PVC or similar material), or modified bitumen.

These roof inspections ("inspections") can be conducted by certified manufacture representatives, owner representatives, mechanical contractors, or roofing contractors ("inspectors").

The process typically begins with an inspection of the roof.  Inspections include identifying breaches in the membrane caused by foreign objects such as debris, hardware, and traffic from owners and maintenance personnel, or membrane seam failure. These breaches often take on water that is shed from the roof surface which may cause costly damage inside the building or other structure. Notably, these breaches are often extremely small; typically less than a few inches in length or diameter. And, these breaches can be located anywhere on a massive roof, such as a mall or a school, which could be millions of square feet in size. The standard practice by inspectors is to "flag" these minor breaches once they have been located so they can be found by post-inspection repair workers who will then seal the breach.  The typical "flagging" technique is to place a circle around each breach with a pen or permanent marker; then, in some cases, plot each breach on a roof-plan or drawing. This practice is flawed in at least four ways. First, it is costly and time consuming to both flag the breach and accurately create plots on a roof-plan or drawing. Second, since the roof could be millions of square feet in size, the circular marks around the breaches are extremely difficult for post-inspection repair workers to find, creating the high probability of errors (failure to find the markings). Third, it could be weeks or months before a post-inspection repair worker appears on site to fix the breaches; during which time, water may continue to infiltrate the breaches, and create potential for damage inside the building or other structure.  Fourth, since the markings are difficult to find, with the current practice it is often difficult for post-inspection repair workers to verify that they have found each breach for repair. 
 
Why buy Mini Breach X?
 
Therefore, using a "Mini Breach X" for more effectively flagging a breach for follow-on discovery by a post-inspection repair worker, and, at the same time, creating a temporary seal to the breach which will prevent further infiltration of water into the breach between the time of the initial inspection and the time of the subsequent permanent repair. The devise saves a great deal of time and money.

Additionally, during an inspection, it is typical to find other problems on the roof that will require post-inspection repair such as damage to roof drains, mechanical equipment, skylights, solar panels, surface mounted piping, and any other mechanical or electrical device mounted to a roof ("devices"). These also require "flagging" and post-inspection repair. Using the Mini Breach X for this application also saves time and money.

Simply clean and dry (can be applied to damp surface) the surface were the Mini Breach X is to be applied, put a note on the flag with a marker if desired, peal the protective film from the tape on the bottom, place Mini Breach X over area to be temporarily sealed and or identified and press firmly in place.

Note: Before using this product, User shall determine the suitability of the product for his/her use: and user assumes all risks and liabilities in connection therewith.