How to Put Together a Submittal Package

Submittal Packages make a contractor's job easier—they allow contractors to quickly download all of…

Tips for Preparing a Commercial Roof Estimate

For all potential commercial roofing projects, there comes a time when the customer needs an…

When to Use a Rust-Inhibiting Primer

When installing a coating system on a rusty metal roof, we strongly recommend the use of a rust…

How to Specify FM Approved Roofing Systems

We are often asked if American WeatherStar roof coatings are FM approved. The simple answer is yes,…

Xylene-Based Coatings Create Strong Odors

Contractors who have used our Aromatic Urethane 520, a xylene-based component in our Ure-A-Sil Roof…

Tips for Winterizing Your Hydraulic Spray Rig

If you own or use a spray rig for roof coating applications, you know how important consistent…

Installing Roof Coatings in Cold Weather

Working with roof coatings in the winter can be challenging. The chemistry of each roof coating…

Tools for Measuring Wet & Dry Film Thickness

Are your guys on the roof properly measuring coatings as they apply the system? Do they have the…

Heat Blisters in Dark-Tinted Elastomeric Coatings

Heat blisters have always been a concern when applying a dark-colored, high-build elastomeric roof…