Wallbarn Megapads Specified in Chicago

Wallbarn Megapads Specified in Chicago

The customer wanted to build a small deck on the first storey of a building in Chicago.

However the French windows opening out on to the roof were positioned considerably higher than the rooftop itself. This meant that the structure deployed to support the deck would also need to raise it up almost a metre to meet the threshold.

The customer had seen Wallbarn's range of adjustable support pedestals and sent in a sketch of what he wanted to achieve.

Wallbarn recommended a number of our heavy-duty Megapads ranging from 711mm to 876mm (all converted into Imperial inches for the benefit of our American customer!) as well as our 3% slope correctors to account for the gradual fall in the roof.

Wallbarn then generated a formal layout plan using their MegaPro estimating software.

The MegaPads were dispatched to Chicago arriving just as the waterproof membrane went down on the roof.

Having the MegaPro plans on site also helps installers lay out pedestals in the correct order, which is especially useful when using large numbers of different height pads across a surface with multiple falls.

The customer chose not to envelope the pedestals because he felt they lent an industrial look in keeping with downtown Chicago.

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Wallbarn is a manufacturer and distributor of specialist materials for structural waterproofing, flat roofing, terraces and landscape areas. They produce solutions for rooftop living.

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