Best Practices for Receiving a Shipment

When receiving a shipment, it is critical to ensure orders are received properly. We rely heavily on the LTL trucking industry to carry material from an American WeatherStar warehouse to your provided shipping address. All shipments require a Bill of Lading. The BOL is a legal document listing the contents of the order by number […]

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Industry Terms: Elastomeric

Elastomeric

The Term Elastomeric Is Often Used Incorrectly Elastomeric is actually a broad term that can be used for just about all roof coatings on the market today. We find that it is used to disparage a water-based, inexpensive coating when in fact it can be properly used with the highest end coatings as well. The true […]

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Installing a Silicone Recoat

Over the past 10 years, silicone roof coating systems have taken over the coatings industry. Over time, many roofs utilizing a silicone system are now in need of repair and a silicone recoat. Because of this, we see a great opportunity for our AWS approved contractors to repair and recoat these older silicone systems. In […]

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FAST Academy Hits the Road

American WeatherStar is excited to announce that FAST (Fluid-Applied System Techniques) Academy will be coming to Orlando in October 2017. The four-hour crash course is designed to give commercial roofing contractors, consultants, and architects a comprehensive overview of the roof coatings industry. Attendees will take part in conventional in-class presentations as well as hands-on product […]

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What makes the Ure-A-Sil roof coating system better than just silicone? Its synergy!

Synergy is defined as the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements. While its UV stability and resistance to ponding water are unsurpassed, silicone isn’t known for its strength or durability against physical damage. That’s why we toughened up our Ure-A-Sil system […]

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Letter of Recommendation

Here at American WeatherStar, we love to get feed back from both contractors and facility managers. Recently, we received a letter of recommendation from Brent McGarr, president of a facility management company in Nashville, TN. In the letter, McGarr praises the benefits of the Ure-A-Sil System and the exceptional performance of Tim Leeper and his […]

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Met-A-Gard Job Profile

Joe Reese with Gateway Environmental Roofing Solutions recently installed an American WeatherStar Met-A-Gard System on an R panel metal roof in Chesterfield, Missouri. AWS President Brian O’Donnell had the opportunity to visit with Joe and his crew during the project. “It was obvious that Gateway had a great deal of experience installing fluid applied systems,” […]

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Roof Restoration vs. Roof Replacement

Sometimes, roof restoration is not the only option, but the best option for building owners and roofing contractors. All too often roofs are torn off and replaced when a fluid applied system can be installed to restore the existing roof system.   This is not always the case. Roofs that have surpassed the restorable point and […]

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