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Silicone and continued roof leaks – not a compatible match

February 28, 2017
When having a contractor evaluate your roof or when doing the work yourself, there are many things to look for. One of the most often overlooked problems is determining what the product is that was used to patch or coat the roof previously. Silicone is often used to glob fasteners or even to coat the entire roof itself. Most products can be cleaned and applied over when dry. Silicone, on the other hand, must be completely removed as nothing will bond to it. Before applying any product over suspected silicone, you should apply a test patch to check for adhesion.....

Stop metal roof leaks!

February 28, 2017
Constant freeze/thaw cycles cause expansion and contraction on metal roofs. This expansion and contraction loosens the seams and the fasteners, allowing moisture (water) to enter these critical areas. Negative pressure also allows the moisture that settles on the roof to be sucked in through these openings.....

3 ways to deal with a roof leak

February 28, 2017
There are 3 ways to deal with a roof leak…. 1. Ignore it (and watch your roof deteriorate) 2. Just use a roof caulk to patch the source of the roof leak 3. Fix the leak and add protection for the future....

Polyprene stops leaks!

February 28, 2017
This video, produced by our Middle East distributors, is certainly not how we recommend using Polyprene® for normal work. Yet it is a deal closer....