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Getting Schooled: Recoating School Buildings

The contracting company RoofCARE has branches in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces and uses those locations to serve all of New Mexico and West Texas. It also has good working relationships with many New Mexico school districts, including the Floyd Municipal School District...

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Science Behind It: Pie-Shaped Superdome Recoat

Recoating the Superdome’s 450,000 square feet (41,806.4 m²) with 14 crew members required meticulous planning upfront. We had a set amount of time, money, and materials, so our strategy behind the coating really needed to help us stay within the goal posts.

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South Florida Style: Recoating 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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Phoenix Roofing Contractor on Center Stage

The old roof had a lightweight concrete deck covered by a base ply, intermediate ply, and granule surface cap sheet. It had a lot of wrinkles and splits in the side laps from years of wear and tear, and it sported several spots where small repairs had been made.

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Fresh Ingredients for Farmers Market Roof: SPF and Silicone System

When the Atlanta Farmers Market’s 22-year-old roof started leaking over vendors, goods, and customers, the owners knew that a solution was essential. After all, it wouldn’t be right if the market’s roof was leaking on those famous Georgia peaches

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D.C. Courthouse Gets Ruling on Roof

Washington, D.C., is known across the country for many things, austere buildings being one of them. But not all of the buildings are created equal. And when the H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse, home to D.C's Superior Court, needed a few upgrades, the crew from Tecta America came in to help.

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Contractor’s Coatings Tests Solve Problematic Roofs

lt was determined that out of the 20 low-slope roof structures, only one, which was a new modified bitumen roof system, was in reasonable condition. The others, well let’s just say it was a mix of built-up roof (BUR), modified, and elastomeric coatings thrown in with a group of cold processed asphalt patches.

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It Rains, It Pours: SPF and Polyurea Waterproof Roof

When Tom Leaverton of Pro Set, Inc. was first called out to look at the roof of Grace Plaza, a shopping center in Bridge City, Texas, he figured it would be pretty much the same as any other roof coating project. He was soon to be proven wrong

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Retail Therapy: Mall Roof Coatings

Bridgewater Commons is a large shopping mall in Bridgewater, N.J., that recently was in need of a roof renovation.Together, Tecta America and Quest Construction Products came up with a coating system solution that gave this shoppers’ paradise a durable, energy efficient, and cost-effective roof rehabilitation.

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Coatings Contribute to 1000+ Year Lifespan

How do you construct a concrete temple, walkway, and fountain to last 1000+ years and withstand a 10.0 earthquake outside of Los Angeles? Build to “the extreme,” as Innovative Painting & Waterproofing President Don Dancey described it.