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Silicone Saves Leaky Assisted Living Roof

Applied Coating Solutions offered a silicone solution to the Commonwealth Assisted Living at Abingdon that met the roof’s weight restrictions. The coating system saved the client — both financially and physically — and won the crew third place in the 2018 Contractor Awards program.

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SPF Crew Insulates Plastic Tanks From Ohio Winters

When a U.S. government vendor near Cincinnati, Ohio, contacted Spray-Tec with a roofing inquiry, the contractor made sure to mention its other capabilities. As it turned out, it was the insulation component that led to an even bigger job to protect the site’s plastic tanks.

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Tough as Steel: Korean Plant Protected by Coating System

For multinational steel manufacturer POSCO, corrosion can be an occupational hazard. Because steel mills require sufficient raw materials to produce, they are often located near marine terminals — where both raw material and finished product can be easily shipped.

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Condo Roof Gets Regal Treatment

After 18 years of enduring the harsh elements of Illinois weather — including strong wind, heavy rain, and hot sun — the Regal Lofts building needed maintenance. The building’s roof was also nearing the end of its useful life. It was time for either a roof tear-off or a coating job fit for a king.

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Charity for Church: Saving a Leaky Roof

Despite its storied past, the 100+-year-old structure was riddled with leaks. And, as is typical of many churches and other nonprofit organizations, finances were tight.

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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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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.