FAST Academy – March 2018

Last month, American WeatherStar held its spring FAST (Fluid-Applied System Techniques) Academy at its corporate headquarters in Mobile, Alabama. We had a record number of attendees and the event was a huge success! We would especially like to thank FAST Academy guest speakers LG Norrell of Casualty Consulting Group and Rick Napper of PFRI Services. We would also like to thank […]

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“FAST Class” Brings the Training to You!

We know it can be a challenge for contractors to leave their markets to attend a multi-day training course such as FAST (Fluid-Applied System Techniques) Academy. For that reason, we will now be conducting a condensed version of FAST Academy, called FAST Class, in various cities throughout the country. Watch the video above to see American WeatherStar President Brian O’Donnell discuss […]

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5 Myths About Roof Coatings

Many maintenance and engineering managers have been misled about fluid-applied roof coating systems, and have developed a series of myths and misconceptions as a result. These misconceptions often are far-fetched, and some are even the result of misleading salespeople. Complicating the situation are the varying views and experiences of managers and building owners in institutional […]

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Starboard Elite 2018

Last month, over 100 American WeatherStar approved contractors and employees joined us for the 2018 Starboard Elite cruise. The five-day, biennial cruise is our way of rewarding contractors, field reps, distributors and employees for their hard work and commitment to American WeatherStar. The voyage started in Tampa, Florida as we boarded the Royal Caribbean cruise ship appropriately named, Brilliance of […]

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Announcement: Fast Academy Is Headed to Different Parts of the Country

FAST Academy Hits the Road! Last month, we hosted an appended version of FAST Academy at the FRSA Educational Foundation Training Center in Orlando, Florida. We typically host FAST Academy at our headquarters in Mobile, Alabama. But this time, we decided to bring the course to the contractors. As it turns out, the change in […]

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The Negatives of Acrylic Roof Coatings on Commercial Flat Roofs

The Main Problem Acrylic elastomeric coatings were originally designed in the 1970’s for restoring sloped metal roofs. Over time, coatings manufacturers and contractors realized that acrylics could be used on other commercial roofing substrates, with one caveat: the roof must drain well. The acrylic coatings blended today are far superior to the original formulations, but the […]

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American WeatherStar Warranty Inspections

Warranty Inspections

Why Is It Important to Meet the Inspector? One of the most important aspects of a commercial roof restoration project takes place after its completion. While most of the attention is focused towards the installation process, warranty inspections are a critical phase in respect to the overall scope of the job. For this reason, we highly recommend […]

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Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child Donations

Packing Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child! The team at American WeatherStar recently collected 66 shoeboxes filled with toys, hygiene products, and school supplies for Operation Christmas Child. The total dollar amount of goods donated totaled just over $1,150. The participation for this charitable project was outstanding and we certainly look forward to doing it again next year! What is […]

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Best Practices for Storing & Working with Moisture-Cured Roof Coatings

Best Practices for Storing & Working with Moisture-Cured Roof Coatings

Understanding Moisture-Cured Roof Coatings While there are many benefits to moisture-cured roof coatings, it is critical to have a basic understanding of best practices for storing and working with these chemicals. Some of the characteristics that make these materials so effective can also cause them to ruin if not not properly managed. 5 Best Practices Always keep materials covered on […]

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FAST Academy – November 2017

Last week, American WeatherStar held its fall FAST (Fluid-Applied System Techniques) Academy at its corporate headquarters in Mobile, Alabama. We would like to thank all our guest for attending and making the event such a great success! We would also like to thank FAST Academy guest speakers Bobby Norrell of Casualty Consulting Group and Rick Napper of PFRI Services. During […]

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