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“Potholes” in a Mod-Bit Roof Membrane—Lichen Attack

January 03, 2020

By Harvey Freeman, MNSAA, MRAIC Introduction This article describes the interaction between a naturally occurring lichen and a modified-bituminous (mod-bit) roof membrane. I have not found this topic discussed by anyone in roofing literature. The growth of this lichen is very slow in relation to the expected life span of a mod-bit roof membrane. As […]

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