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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.

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Cool Roof Project Beats Arizona Heat

While Arizona may be known for its intense sun and scorching temperatures, everything from monsoon rains to gale-force winds can endanger a project at any point from the early application stages to years into a coating’s maturity.

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Why Good Weather Is Bad for Roofs

Consider the plight of the commercial building owner with multiple tenants under an aged and failing roof. On a rainy day, the owner waits in fear for the phone to ring from an irate tenant saying that the roof is leaking

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New York Roof Coating Giants Take the Field

A sense of a team, developed safety culture, and a complex game plan to exceed the customer’s expectations are a few of the highlights. Along with the supporting staff and superintendent, the crew used those highlights from start to finish to achieve a victory on this multi-roof recoat project.