Tech Tip-Roof Coatings Vocabulary Words

When someone enters into the roof coatings industry it is critical that they learn the jargon and definitions of the profession.  American WeatherStar begins each FAST Academy session by going over key fluid applied roofing industry terms.  The terms will assist a professional looking to learn the business of roof restoration.  Download the list here into a […]

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Roof Safety

American WeatherStar has learned more from our contractors on proper installation and waterproofing techniques than any other source. Roof safety issues are no different.  The following information on safety comes from one of our Platinum Contractors.  IRC in Indiana recently posted most of the information below.  Whether you are a roofing professional that accesses roofs […]

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American Weatherstar showcases fluid applied systems at the annual International Roofing Expo

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) held the 2017 International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas March 1st – 3rd.  AWS brought a strong team of sales professionals to reconnect with many of our current customers plus meet new contractors we aren’t working with yet.   This year’s booth focused on our metal restoration system  Met-A-Gard, the […]

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Annual Company Strategy Session

We held our annual company strategy session at the end of January.  It is great to get everyone out of the office for one day to go over goals for the upcoming year.  We not only cover  goals and strategies we also cover the objectives and tactics that help us reach our goals for the […]

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Winterizing Your Spray Rig

If you own or use a spray rig for roof coating applications, you know how important consistent maintenance is. As far as coating applications go, these incredibly useful machines are ideal, and extremely efficient. One thing you may not have thought about it how cold weather can effect you rig. In this post, we refer […]

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Overcoming Cold Weather Challenges For Roof Coatings

Working with roof coatings in winter months can be slightly challenging. Since the chemistry of each roof coating will react a little differently in cold weather, we will address the cold weather concerns for the materials that compose our core systems. Acrylics Acrylic coatings make up our Met-A-Gard and Met-A-Gard+ roof coating systems. Acrylic 211, High-Tensile […]

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How to Establish a Roof Maintenance Program

The most important reason for establishing a roof maintenance program is to protect the capital investment of a new roof. Proper roof maintenance will not only add years to the life of a roof, it will also uncover problems before a roof leak wets insulation, creates mold and damages the interior of the building. Fortunately, […]

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The Variances in Roof System Warranties – Part 2

When it comes to warranties at American WeatherStar, our first goal is clarity.  All too often in the commercial roofing industry we see ambiguous wording within warranties.  We know most building owners will only go through a commercial roof purchase a few times in their professional lives.  Most buyers only focus on the number of years […]

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The Variances in Roof System Warranties – Part 1

When it comes to warranties at American WeatherStar, our first goal is clarity.  All too often in the commercial roofing industry we see ambiguous wording within warranties.  We know most building owners will only go through a commercial roof purchase a few times in their professional lives.  Most buyers only focus on the number of years […]

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