FAST Academy – March 2019

As we conclude yet another FAST Academy, we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who joined us for the 2-day event at our company headquarters here in Mobile. We would especially like to thank guest speakers LG Norrell of Casualty Consulting Group and Rick Napper of PFRI Services for their contributions to the course. We would also like […]

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2019 Company Strategy Session

American WeatherStar held its annual company strategy session at the end of February. It’s good to get everyone out of the office for a day to go over goals for the upcoming year. Not only do we discuss individual goals and strategies, but we also cover objectives and tactics to help us realize the goals we set for the year. […]

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Many Roof Leaks Are Caused by Mechanical Equipment

By Steven A. Mandzik – RRC, CDT As the in-house roof consultant in charge of more than 12 million square feet of roofing for a large property owner, I’ve had the advantage of managing the same roofs for many years. My associate and I have walked each of 400 roofs yearly to review their condition, […]

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Why Roof Maintenance is Problem Prevention

Why roof Maintenance is problem prevention

When it comes to your roof, an out of sight out of mind mentality can be dangerous. Roofs have one main purpose, to protect us and our assets. Like everything else we use and depend on daily , roofs need maintenance to stay strong and efficient. The article below, from RSI, puts the cost of […]

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Roof Coatings Review: How Chemistry Impacts Quality

Roof Coatings Review: How Chemistry Impacts Quality

Courtesy of: George Daisey — The Dow Chemical Company Installing or restoring a roof can be a tremendously complicated endeavor. There are single ply membranes, roof systems, coatings, concrete, metal, and many more variations to choose from, which leads anyone to ask what substrate do I choose? To add further complexity, within the coatings option alone […]

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Opportunities for Commercial Roofing Contractors

Opportunities for commercial roofing contractors

“The building owner is the most likely person to make the decision about the materials used for roof replacement projects (42 percent), while facility managers are most likely to make the call on the materials used for repairs (40 percent).” Roofing Contractor teamed up with BNP Media Market Research and GAF to conduct a study […]

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Growing Your Commercial Roofing Business with the Lead Generation Program

Growing your commercial roofing business with the Lead Generation program

Are you a commercial roofing contractor interested in growing your business? Do you need help reaching more customers and staying on top of your leads? American WeatherStar has the solution. Our exclusive Lead Generation program puts American WeatherStar Approved Contractors in front of more facility managers and owners. We provide marketing materials customized to your […]

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Thank You for Attending FAST: Atlanta!

FAST: Atlanta

We would like to thank everyone who attended FAST: Atlanta! The turnout was great and we certainly hope you learned something about American WeatherStar and the roof coatings industry. We presented you with a lot of information during the course. For that reason, we have posted a link to the PowerPoint presentation below so that attendees can go back and reference any […]

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The Challenges of Cold Weather Applications

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So far, 2019 is really going well. While it is great to see contractors closing jobs this time of year, American WeatherStar wants to make sure we are doing our jobs in letting installers know the challenges they will face installing coatings in cold weather. Water-based coatings are risky this time of year. Acrylic coatings, […]

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