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Coated SPF Plugs Leaks at Arctic Radar Complex

Over the years since, many patching solutions were tried, but nothing ever completely stopped the leaks. As a result, ARCTEC and the U.S. Air Force contacted regional contractor Polyseal Insulation to develop a spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system for the entire 44,000-square-foot roofing area.

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Historic House of Worship Goes Green

But despite the historic and cultural significances, the exterior of the building was in a bit of disarray. In particular, the building’s crown jewel — its emerald-colored dome — was leaking.

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Stopping Leaks in the Lone Star State

When Dixie Safe and Lock Inc. in Houston realized their 25-year-old corrugated metal roof was beginning to rust and leak into their building, they felt anything but secure.

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Ornamental Plumage for Miami Zoo Roofs

For the animals at Zoo Miami, it’s the heat, humidity, and ultraviolet rays that make this city home. The qualities that the African elephant, clouded leopard, and greater one-horned rhinoceros, for example, may find familiar are also the sources of wear and tear on the zoo’s roofs — three roofs to be exact.

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Greatest Hits: A Lasting Polyurea Roof System

Not only did the crew have to contend with inclement weather, overspray, and working at heights, but they also had to come up with a solution to stop the condensation from “raining” on the inside of the building.

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Touchdown: New Logo for Dolphins’ Stadium Roof

With that rebranding came a name change on the stadium itself. The roof of the stadium needed two logos with the famous Hard Rock font and circle behind — each to be about 16,000 square feet (1,486.4 m²) — and they needed a superstar crew to complete the transformation.

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Sky-High Rehab

No longer do painters — or in this case spray polyurethane foam (SPF) and intumescent coating crews — have to work nearly upside down on scaffolds. Now, they’re able to use lifts that are not only easier to move but offer a safe option.

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Holiday Special for Best Buy Roof

Just in time for the holiday season, the Best Buy in Rockford, Illinois, found itself with a most unpleasant development: a leaky roof. With shoppers ready to hit the store, these leaks threatened to send potential customers running for cover.

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Roofing Crew Scores Big Points at Historic Hoosier Gym

Now run entirely by volunteers, the gym operators noticed early in 2016 that several spots in the facility’s roof were leaking. All of the initial leaks were above the bleachers, but something had to be done before damaging leaks could develop above the iconic floor.