Training Video Library

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to nail off EPDM on the roof edge after it’s been installed up and over the parapet wall. Nailing off your membrane is a temporary fix until the keeper is set and the coping is installed over the top of the wall. We do this so the membrane doesn’t blowback and cause issues.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to install keeper on a parapet wall, as well as some possible nail patterns to set it. Installing keeper must be done before you can add your sheet metal flashing. Once you’ve mastered installing keeper, check out our videos on installing sheet metal flashing.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to lay insulation on a flat roof. You will learn the proper techniques to lay insulation and some tips to help you along the way.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to set up a ladder following Horizon Roofing and OSHA safety rules. You will learn about the proper ladder tie off systems, how to set up your ladder correctly and where to find the ladder ratings.
In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to install sheet metal cap flashing on the outer edge of a roof. Be sure to check out our video: “How to Install a Sheet Metal Cover Plate” after you’ve mastered this skill. Installing sheet metal cap flashing can be done only if your locking strip or keeper strip has been installed. If you aren’t familiar with how to do that, refer to our video: “How to Install Keeper Level 1”.
In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to install a sheet metal cover plate. The cover plate is used to hide the open hem between your sheet metal coping. To learn how to install the sheet metal coping, refer to our video “How to Install Sheet Metal Cap Flashing on the Outer Edge”.

In this video Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing Inc., will show you how to apply lap sealant, or caulking, to different patches including target patches, inside corners, outside corners and “T” patches. To properly secure a patch to a roof system, you will need caulk, a caulking gun, and a trowel tool.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will walk you through the differences of normal aka primary and overflow drains that you will come across on the rooftop.


In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to properly apply caulk on sheet metal coping and cover plates. Caulking is an important step to keep out water!
In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to remove the plastic covering of metal coping. While this may be one of the easier things to do when it comes to working with sheet metal on a rooftop, there are some things you should be aware of.

In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to remove the plastic covering of metal coping. While this may be one of the easier things to do when it comes to working with sheet metal on a rooftop, there are some things you should be aware of.

In this video, Trainer Art, form Horizon Roofing, Inc., will teach you the best practices when it comes to cleaning EPDM rubber roof membrane. It is important to clean your rubber membrane before installing sealant, primer, glues, etc. because a clean surface leads to better results

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to lay an EPDM field seam. For this video, you will need primer, a primer tool, seam tape, and a roller. Below are the steps to lay your field seam.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will teach you how to install a reinforced perimeter strip aka RUSS strip or RPF to a wall or decking. RPF is essentially reinforced rubber with a 3” seam tape attached to it that keeps the membrane in place and helps it from bridging away from the wall.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install an EPDM pitch pan onto a pipe. Before you begin, you want to pre-prime the pipe, membrane and the inside of your PVC ring that goes around the pipe.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install an EPDM pitch pan onto a pipe. Before you begin, you want to pre-prime the pipe, membrane and the inside of your PVC ring that goes around the pipe.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install an EPDM outside corner patch using a 9” round patch designed for inside and outside commercial roofing corners.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to flash (wrap) an open-top scupper. Before you begin, make sure your scupper and the surrounding membrane have been cleaned using an all-weather membrane cleaner. If you have any questions about cleaning or priming the membrane, watch out video Best Practices: Cleaning EPDM Rubber Roof Membrane.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to install a batten bar to a roof curb. Trainer Art is not up on the roof today but instead is demonstrating the process from our 2500 sq. ft. commercial roofing and sheet metal training center. As a reminder, follow all product and OSHA safety rules when completing tasks.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install an insulation pattern to fasten your insulation down. We will be demonstrating a 16 Plate Diamond pattern but this will change depending on the application, height of the building etc. Always refer to your job specs and manufacturing standards for the specific layout.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to properly roll an EPDM rubber roof seam. Before watching this video, make sure you watch How to Lay an EPDM Field Seam in our video series.
In this video, Trainer Art and David, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install a corner patch for a PVC or TPO roofing system. When learning to weld don’t get discouraged, it takes time and practice to learn how to weld correctly. A corner weld is similar to a “T” patch but a little more intricate and therefore requires more practice.
In this video, Danny, from Horizon Roofing, Inc., will show you how to install neoprene sheet metal fasteners to your cap flashing to ensure they are secure and will withstand any water penetration. Keep in mind the distance between fasteners changes per wind uplift code, check your local code before you begin.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will teach you how to apply primer to your EPDM rubber roof membrane. Before you can prime your membrane, you need to make sure it is clean. Watch our previous video titled: “Best Practices: Cleaning EPDM Rubber Roof Membrane” to learn all about cleaning your EPDM rubber roof membrane.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you the proper way to probe thermoplastic, either TPO or PVC, roof joints using a heat welder and roller. When probing you must hit all seams, patches, etc. Don’t skip anything or you’ll leave room for a leak to occur.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will walk you through the proper PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) required when working on a rooftop. Different PPE may be needed for different duties and professions.

In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install roof membrane on walls.


In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install an EPDM outside corner patch. .


In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you how to install a 90-degree patch on EPDM roofs. The purpose of a 90-degree patch is to cover up the intersection at a seam making sure it is protected from water.
In this video, Trainer Art, from Horizon Roofing, Inc. will show you two ways to install a rubber EPDM walk pad. These walk pads a very light and easy to install. Before you can install, you will need to place your three prime lines.



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