completed silicone roof system

What Is the R-Value of Silicone Roof Coatings?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

A website visitor asked us, “What is the R-value of silicone roof coatings?”. I replied, I think it’s pretty close to zero, but let me reach out to some of the top coating manufacturers and I’ll get back to you. I reached out to Progressive Materials, they replied “There is not enough of an R-Value to put one down, but …

roofing system on a property management building

The Best Roof for a Property Management Company

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

  So, you’re a property management company. One of your main objectives is to keep the roof leak-free so that it doesn’t create an issue with tenants. Let’s say that your roof is 25+ years old and it’s time to install a new roof. What roofing system should you install? Metal, TPO, EPDM, Spray Foam? In this article, you’re going …

re-roofing a commercial building by using spray foam

5 Things to Know About Re-Roofing a Commercial Building?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

  So, you have a commercial roof and you’re thinking about doing a re-roof instead of a complete tear-off? You’re trying to save some money by not removing the existing roof system. Heck yeah! But there are some “things” to know about re-roofing a commercial building before you think it’s in your best interest. In this article, we cover: Can …

thickness of silicone roof coatings

Silicone Roof Coatings: Everything to Know About Thickness Levels

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

  Summary: The correct thickness of silicone coatings is determined by the manufacturer, who has done testing on how thick a coating will last for a warranty period. For example, they know that 20 mils of coating will outlast a 10-year warranty.   So, you’re interested in a silicone roof coating system for your commercial roof. But you’re wondering how …

how do silicone roof coatings work

How Do Silicone Roof Coatings Work?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

  Let’s say that you heard the term “silicone roof coatings” or “roof coatings” and you’re curious about what they are. In simplest terms, contractors restore existing roofs through the installation of a coating system. Usually, these roofs are in good condition and their warranties have recently expired. To get the roof under a new 10, 15, or 20-year warranty, …

silicone coating on a commercial roof

How Silicone Coating Is an Inexpensive Roof Repair Option

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Imagine you came to work today, and you notice there are brown spots in the ceiling. You think, “Oh great, another problem to add to my list…hopefully it’s just a minor leak and nothing else will happen.” Then a month later, the brown spot gives and water is entering your building. Now the search for a roofing contractor begins. You …