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Renew Your Old Roof with Silicone Coatings

By Josh McKain on March 6, 2017 in Replacement, Silicone Roof Coatings, Sustainablility DON’T REPLACE YOUR ROOF, RENEW IT! One of the most time-consuming and energy-draining projects you’ll ever undertake as a building owner is to replace your roof. Tearing out your old roof and replacing it with a new one is a lengthy process

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Closed Cell Foam as an Air Barrier

With a proven performance record, ccSPF offers an integrated air barrier solution providing superior thermal insulation, while helping prevent moisture and air infiltration. The key elements affecting air infiltration are wind, stack effects and pressure differentials. Let’s take a look at the many benefits that a well-designed ccSPF air barrier system can provide. CcSPF can

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Roof Removal for Commercial Roof Replacement

by Josh McKain on January 9, 2017 in Commercial Roofing, Replacement THE COST OF ROOF REMOVAL CAN BE LIMITING IN A ROOF REPLACEMENT Most commercial roof replacement projects require old roof removal as one of the first steps. Tearing off the old roof and replacing it with the new is a fairly common practice. How

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Cost of New Roof Installation

by Josh McKain on January 16, 2017 in Commercial Roof Coatings, Installation WHAT WILL YOUR NEW ROOF INSTALLATION COST? Commercial roof replacement is typically a two-step process. Remove the old roof, then install the new roof. Each step in the process has costs and hurdles associated with it. These costs can vary greatly depending on

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Reduce Installation Duration with Roof Coatings

by Josh McKain on November 21, 2016  in Acrylic Coatings, Installation, Savings SAVE YOUR CUSTOMERS MONEY AND REDUCE INSTALLATION DURATION When you switch from your current roofing system to a silicone restoration system, you can’t help but move faster. There just aren’t too many roofing system available that can be more quickly installed than a silicone roof coating. What does this mean

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Spray Foam 101 for the Consumer

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is a durable and high performance plastic insulation.  There are a variety of SPF types including low density insulation (commonly referred to as “open cell”), medium density insulation (commonly referred to as “closed cell”), high density SPF typically used as commercial roofing material, and low pressure “kits and cans” which are typically

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Single-Ply Roofs Aren’t Custom Made

by Josh McKain on October 31, 2016  in Building Maintenance, Installation GET A ROOF TAILOR-MADE FOR YOUR BUILDING Do you prefer to purchase things that are “cookie-cutter”, or custom-fitted for you? Whether we’re talking about clothes, a house, a car, or a roof, just about everyone likes to have a little bit of customization on things they own. Whether this

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Single-Ply Roofing is Slow

by Josh McKain on October 24, 2016  in Installation, Seamless ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A QUICK ROOFING SOLUTION? With our rapid fire society that works at a break-neck pace, very few people are willing to wait for anything anymore. It’s hard to blame people for being impatient, that’s just the way our society is. When it comes to roofing, this

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Single-Ply Installation Concerns

by Josh McKain on October 17, 2016  in Seamless, Silicone Roof Coatings DO SEAMS REALLY MATTER? A seamless roofing system such as a silicone roof coating or a spray foam roof offers many benefits that aren’t present in a roofing system with seams, such as single-ply. Single-ply roofs and their seams can’t retain heat as well as a monolithic system. They aren’t

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