silicone roof coating system installed over a metal roof

Silicone Roof Systems and Existing Metal Roofs (Costs, Durability, and Installation)

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Are you the owner or manager of a commercial building with a metal roof? Perhaps it’s leaking and/or very old and you’re wondering what cost-effective repair or restoration options you have? If that’s true, you’ve come to the right place! The short story is…silicone roofing systems can be installed over your existing metal roof. They eliminate the complete tear-off, make …

finished spray foam roof at odorite

What Is a Monolithic Roof System?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

  So, perhaps you’ve heard the term “Monolithic” or “Seamless” roofing systems? You may be thinking, “Who cares if it’s monolithic, as long as the roof doesn’t leak, that’s all that matters.” You’re right! We all want a roof that does exactly what it’s supposed to do…not leak. In this article, you’ll learn: What is a monolithic roof system? (and …

What Is Commercial Roof Recovery and Is It a Cost-Effective Solution

What Is Commercial Roof Recovery and Is It a Cost-Effective Solution?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

  So, you’ve heard the term “roof recovery” and how it’s a cost-effective alternative to a complete roof replacement. The short answer is…you’re right! Why would you throw away 80-90% of an existing roof if it’s in good condition? But sometimes, there are scenarios where roof recovery isn’t a good option. For example, when more than 50% of your commercial …

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 …