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Best in Roofing Picture: California Shop Restoration

With more than 250 sunny days each year, the city of San Diego, California, is renowned for its mild climate and beautiful weather. But all that “fun in the sun” can take a toll on anyone or anything with constant exposure — and that’s especially the case with older, darker roofs.

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SPF Roofers Extend Life of Historic Mississippi Skyscraper

But after nearly 100 years of use as an office building, real estate owner Mattiace Properties figured it could use a facelift, including a plan to transform it into a multi-use complex with luxury lofts up top and retail space down low.

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San Diego Roofers Go Green

According to Paul Batista, vice president for San Diego Roofing, the company used green products to complete approximately 12 to 15 projects this year. He claims that this is due to increased customer interest in green coatings, particularly over the last 10 years.

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Nonstop Flight to New Roof Coatings

Three hangars had been leaking for eight years. And with winter on its way, time was of the essence to finally start fixing the leaks.

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Editor’s Pick: South Florida Style for a Town Hall Roof

South Florida is known for its abundant sunshine as well as its intense afternoon rainstorms during the summer months. Put these two weather conditions together with close proximity to the equator, and rooftops can definitely take a beating from Mother Nature.

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Spooky Town: Coating the Walls and Roof of a Mausoleum

The purpose of the mausoleum was for it to house Miller’s family when they were laid to rest. Only 15 of those crypts were ever occupied, and recently the bodies were moved to a local cemetery. And it was discovered that the 100-year-old structure was in need of protection.

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Final Bell for School’s Leaky Roofs

Kids need the right environment to do their best in school. Many different strategies and styles have been tried over the years but one thing that is clearly not conducive to learning (or much else, for that matter) is a leaking roof.

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Partnership Pays Off On Power Plant Roof

This project was to apply a coated spray polyurethane foam (SPF) system to the rooftop of a boiler room at a Kentucky facility, which wishes to remain unnamed.

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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.