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Windy City Condos Restored With White Silicone Roof

When building owners wanted a more efficient update to the building’s mechanically attached ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) black roof, a less invasive application process was strongly preferred.

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Summer School for Five Mississippi Roofs

The school district’s roofs were metal, wood, built-up, or covered in spray polyurethane foam (SPF), and they were leaking. The crew had little time and lots to cover.

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Here Comes the Story of the Hurricane

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas this August, the Houston Hilton hotel was an especially busy place. Most of the hotel’s rooms were rented to the Red Cross volunteers who had come to help in the hurricane’s aftermath.

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California Dreamin’: Clear-Cut Roof Coating

The building, which is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, includes offices leased to companies such as Kaiser Permanente. After a pre-inspection, the foam experts determined that the best solution for the leaky cap sheet roof was to apply a coated spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system.

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Greatest Hits: Hope, Care, and Roof Coatings

Replacing the 30+-year-old roofs at a school may have been the strategy for many roofing contractors, but for contracting company RoofCARE, roof replacement is seen as a last resort.

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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.