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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.

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Building a Commercial Roofing Rig

Choosing the necessary spray equipment for a roof coating project, especially one that includes spray polyurethane foam (SPF), can make a big difference. In addition to choosing the right proportioner, you must also choose a generator, air compressor system, and container.

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SPF Helps Rain, Rain Go Away

It’s “raining on the inside” is never a phrase you want to hear (unless you’re an Amy Grant fan). But that was the message coming from an owner, who wishes to remain unnamed. Under two steep-slope roofs in Louisville, Kentucky, condensation was raining down on the warehouse below.

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Making Asphalt Cool With Roof Coatings

Asphalt roofing remains an important part of today’s construction industry, and in terms of installed roof inventory, remains the largest segment. Asphalt is a classic roof material, offering an economical solution with a long service life and good water resistance.

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Rooftop Fix 35 Years in the Works

Thirty-five years is a long time to live with a leaky roof, and it wasn’t because the building owner, Empire Properties, hadn’t tried to get it fixed. None of the other “fixes” seemed to stick. It was high time the problems were fixed — for good!

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ECI and the Spray Foam Band: A Roofing Hit

The original applicator was basically just applying the foam to the surface and not with the intent of allowing the roof to drain properly,” he said. “And so my crew came in and we corrected all of the ponding issues, repaired all of the delaminated foam, and pretty much renewed the roofing system to our standards.”

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Up on the Roof: Four-Building Elastomeric Job

For Trusted Construction Inc., installing new roof coating systems is all in a day’s work. However, when conditions were less than optimal for the application of GAF’s Unisil HS silicone coating, the Trusted Construction crew had to get creative with the schedule to keep the job moving toward an on-time completion.