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Why Put Coating on a Roof Instead of a Replacement?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

So, your roof is leaking and you’re dreading getting it replaced. How much is it going to cost? How long will the company be here? All these sorts of questions come up. Then you hear about roof coating systems and how they cost half of a full roof replacement. You think: “Is that true?” “How do they work” And “Is …

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TPO Membrane at the End of Its Life: What to Do?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Single-Ply Membrane Roofing, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Have a TPO roof? Are you dealing with multiple leaks, seams are losing adhesion, or have tiny pinholes? If so, it’s time to do something with your roof. Here’s what we’ll cover in this article: And just so you’re aware, West Roofing Systems has been in commercial roofing since 1979. We’ve repaired, restored, or replaced hundreds of TPO roofs across …

How To Get 10 More Years Out of an Old, Metal Roof?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Summary: To extend the roof life of an existing metal roof, you can install a roof coating system. A roof coating system involves minor repairs, seam reinforcement, and the application of a thick, elastomeric coating that’s engineered specifically for metal roofs. If you install the system correctly, you can get a new 10-20-year warranty. So, you got an older metal …

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How To Save Money and Extend the Life of Your Commercial EPDM Roof?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Summary: You can make minor repairs (if needed) and install spray polyurethane foam over your existing EPDM roof. Or, if your roof is in good enough condition, you can install a roof coating system over what you already have. Either way will minimize tear-off (huge cost savings versus ripping everything off) and it will get you a new 10-20-year warranty. …

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How To Fix a TPO Roof That’s Too Reflective?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Summary: If your TPO roof is too reflective, you can add a grey-colored roof coating system over top. Doing so will not only eliminate reflectivity, but it’ll give you a sustainable and seamless roofing membrane that’s made for long-term cost benefits. Let’s say that you own a large hotel that’s 15 stories up. Let’s also say that you have multiple …

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What Is the Process, Warranty, and Cost of Silicone Roof Coating Systems?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Summary: The process is to determine eligibility and if a roof coating system is the right solution for the building owner’s problem. Silicone roof coating systems can be sprayed or rolled onto an existing roof. Warranties are usually granted for 10-20 years. There are many variables with cost, but it’s usually $4-$8 per sq. ft. So, you’ve heard about silicone …

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Should I Choose Spray Foam Roofing or Silicone Roof Coatings?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing, West Roofing Systems News

Perhaps you’ve heard of spray polyurethane foam roofing, or a silicone roof coating system, and you wonder “Which one is the best for my leaking roof?” There are many factors to decide, such as: How much the roof system will cost? If your existing roof is in decent shape or not? Where is the location of your roof? Is aesthetics …

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What to Do If Commercial Roof Leaks Are Difficult to Track and Locate?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick answer: You might want to look at seamless roofing systems such as spray polyurethane foam or roof coating systems. These roof systems are fluid-applied and will cover any microscopic water entry points on your roof. So, you have a large commercial roof that’s leaking. You see where the leak is coming through the building or leaving brown spots on …