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Protecting Your Flat Commercial Roof from Snow and Ice

August 17, 2018
Protecting Your Flat Commercial Roof from Snow and Ice
We often take for granted the work our roofs do for us in winter. While we stay safe from routine events like snow and ice storms, the roofs above our heads bear the brunt of the elements. But the work they do takes its toll over time. Snow and ice accumulation can have devastating effects on a commercial roof, causing damage to roofing materials and weakening structural components. If you own or manage a building in a wintry climate, taking steps to protect your roof from ice and snow can save you a lot of money, effort, and energy. In this article, we'll discuss the hazards your roof faces in winter, and how you can prepare for them.....

Preparing Your Commercial Roof for Hurricane Season

June 25, 2018
Preparing Your Commercial Roof for Hurricane Season
Hurricanes are a serious threat to the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Historically, roughly three major hurricanes hit the United States every five years, and in recent years that average has increased. In 2017 alone, hurricanes caused roughly $282 billion in damage to the United States and the Caribbean, with one storm, Harvey, accounting for almost half that total in Texas and Louisiana. As hurricanes continue to threaten coastal states, property owners in these regions must reckon with the damage they can cause. No part of your building is more susceptible to hurricane damage than your roof, and special considerations should be made to help your roof weather the storm. Below, we'll talk about how to prepare your roof for hurricane season, and what to do if a major storm hits your area. ....

How to choose the best elastomeric roof coating

May 16, 2017
How to choose the best elastomeric roof coating
An elastomeric roof coating is an elastic coating applied to a variety of roof types to protect and seal the underlying roofing material, help stop and prevent leaks, and limit future weathering. They are designed to move with your roof and be more forgiving rather than remain rigid, a quality that makes them especially durable. Some coatings are also designed to cool the building. The term elastomeric comes from the coating’s elastic quality to stretch and move. Elastomeric roof coatings can be used on many industrial and commercial roof types such as metal roofs, concrete roofs, bitumen, modified bitumen or BUR roofs, EPDM roofs, or as a sealant over new PUF roofs.....

I have a roof leak that someone told me is from condensation. Will a roof coating stop this?

February 28, 2017
Unfortunately, no. If you experience roof leaks when it doesn’t rain you likely are dealing with a roof condensation issue. This occurs when moist damp air....

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....