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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Why should I waste money on a roof inspection? I don’t have any leaks…

Why are roof inspections important?

At some point in the past, you or someone in your position made a decision to spend a lot of money on a new roof. You were sold on all the positive attributes of that system and how it was going to outperform every other system you were considering. Now, years later…a leak? Why? This […]

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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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Tech Talk: Terminator Waterproofing Sealant

Terminator WaterProofing Sealant

In today’s segment, Technical Services Director Eric Long is going to discuss the waterproofing power of Terminator 622 and 624XT. Terminator roof sealant is a 100% solids, moisture-curing sealant that adheres to nearly every substrate we have tested, including fluid-applied coating systems. Our testing even shows optimal adhesion to silicone. In this video, we demonstrate how […]

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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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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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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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Five Commercial Roof Maintenance Best Practices for Building Owners and Managers

Proper design, appropriate materials and correct installation are the base of a commercial roof that adequately protects your business. Having a solid plan for commercial roof maintenance and repairs is critical in keeping your roof strong. Signs of damage to your commercial roof can be as subtle as water spots on interior ceilings or as […]

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System View: Installing the Ure-A-Sil System over a Modified Bitumen Roof

Introducing System View American WeatherStar is pleased to introduce our new video series entitled System View. With System View, our goal is to provide building owners and facility managers with quality videos that help easily explain the installation process of all American WeatherStar roof coating systems. This video series is also designed to feature the benefits of roof restoration compared to […]

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Annual Maintenance on a Commercial Roof Coating System is Critical

As roofing professionals, if we promote and educate our customers about regular maintenance, it would be beneficial to everyone involved. The average building owner only purchases a commercial roof a few times in his/her career. They seldom understand that you cannot simply install a new roof or coating system without having to maintain the warranted system. Many commercial […]

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