How Can Roof Coatings Save You Money

How can roof coatings save you money?

Tax & Energy Savings Receive up to $.60/sf based on total project (roof and/or walls) when you can show a reduction in energy consumption of 10% or more. The customer will need an energy calculation and a compliance statement for their file. We can assist with providing this documentation. Expense Deduction Year One Roof and […]

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Reducing the Sun’s Impact on Your Roof Is Vital!

Reducing the sun's impact on your roof is vital!

One of the great aspects of fluid-applied roof restoration is the profound impact it can have on a building’s interior climate. Most commercial and industrial roofing membranes are not sufficiently designed to prevent heat absorption which occurs from constant exposure to the sun’s harsh UV rays. As a result, heat permeates throughout the roof structure […]

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Know the Limitations of the System

Know the limitations of the system!

Ask Questions I was with a contractor a couple of weeks ago that was having a problem with a system he had installed from ‘Brand X’. He mentioned that the building owner found a pieces of the coating system in the parking lot after a recent storm. From just a general observation, everything looked great. […]

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How Roof Maintenance Can Work for You

The Importance of Roof Maintenance

The Importance of Roof Maintenance In 2006 RSI Magazine and GAF collaborated to build a reference manual for property managers, owners, architects, and specifiers. The articles they put together still remain relevant to this very day in stressing the importance of roof maintenance. Welcome to RSI Magazine’s Commercial Roofing Solutions pocket guide on roof maintenance—a […]

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Technical Bulletin: Roof Blisters

Blister in Urethane Coating

Blisters can be an alarming site for any roofing contractor. Their arrival is usually a surprise and removing them can be a very difficult task. In this technical bulletin, we examine some of the common causes of roof blisters and offer some helpful information on how to avoid them. What Causes Roof Blisters? Blisters occur […]

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5 Common Commercial and Industrial Roof Problems

5 Common Commercial and Industrial Roof Problems

There are a number of problems that can occur on a commercial or industrial roof. Many factors such as design, installation, substrate, workmanship, maintenance, and weather conditions can directly affect a roof’s lifespan. In this blog, we highlight five of the most common problems that can arise on both commercial and industrial roofs. #1 Roof Leaks […]

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How to Establish a Roof Maintenance Program

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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Don’t Live a Roofing Nightmare!

Don't Live a Roofing Nightmare!

With the spring season upon us, heavy rainfall is to be expected in most parts of the country. Unfortunately for some building owners, this means roof leaks are also to be expected. With that in mind, let’s revisit an article written by Mike Russo, RSI Associate Publisher & Editor, which examines a real-life “roofing nightmare” and emphasizes the importance of regular roof maintenance. Mike […]

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Why Are Roof Coatings Energy Efficient?

Energy Efficient Roof Coatings

Field Study and Lab Performance Criteria Rohm and Haas Company investigated the use of white acrylic roof coatings to reduce air conditioning demand. Early “birdhouse” experiments clearly demonstrated that white elastomeric acrylic coatings could reduce the internal temperature of un-insulated and poorly ventilated buildings significantly. Moreover, the coatings could prolong the life of a roof by […]

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