TPO vs. Spray Foam Roofing: A Direct Comparison

Greg PalyaSingle-Ply Membrane Roofing, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

You know you need a new roof; it’s just a matter of which roofing system to choose. In this article, we’ll compare spray foam roofing and TPO. Here’s what we’ll discuss: And so you’re aware, this article has been read, edited, and approved for publishing by a commercial roofing expert with more than 30 years of commercial roofing experience. How …

What Maintenance Is Required After a Spray Foam Roof Is Installed?

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

People always say, “We got a spray foam roof installed with a 20-year warranty, so why do I need a maintenance contract”? We’ll solve this debate in this article. The NRCA (National Roofing Contractor’s Association) recommends all roofing systems get inspected twice per year, in the Spring and Fall. The reason is that in the Spring, you’re seeing what happened …

What Are the Capabilities of Spray Foam Roofing?

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick summary: Spray foam can be installed over any existing roofing system. It can also go over flat, sloped, and irregular-shaped roofs. Since spray foam is fluid-applied, it can be installed around any pipe, skylight, or drain quickly. It can go up, over, and down any vertical wall in one continuous application. A spray foam roof can be renewed over and …

What’s the Best Option to Fix a Flat, Commercial Roof

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Summary: When installed correctly, spray foam roofing or a roof coating system is the best option to fix a flat, commercial roof. This is because they minimize tear-off. Minimizing tear-off reduces labor hours and landfill contributions. Both systems get the roof under a new warranty. They also provide a seamless membrane that’s easy to maintain, easy to install around penetrations, and …

What’s the Best Way To Restore a Metal Roof?

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick Answer: Installing a silicone roof coating system is the best way to restore a metal roof. If the roof isn’t eligible to be coated, a spray foam roof is your next best option.  So, you have a metal roof, perhaps it’s leaking, and you’re trying to figure out the best way to stop the leaking. Maybe you’ve done a repair …

What’s the Best Option To Fix a Commercial Roof Without Replacing It?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick answer: The best option to fix a commercial roof without replacing it is to install a spray foam roof or a silicone roof coating system. Determining which one depends on current roof conditions and what roofing system is currently installed. So, you have an older roof, and you want it renewed. You know a complete tear-off is always an option, …

Best Roof To Install With High Foot Traffic

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick answer: A spray foam roof is the best roofing system to install with high foot traffic. The reason is that it’s 20x thicker than single-ply and has closed-cell properties. So you have a roof with lots of foot traffic. Perhaps, you’re a university where students go from one building to another along the roof? Or, you run a facility …

4 Tips on Making the Best Decision With Commercial Roofing Issues

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

So, you own commercial property and have roofing issues. Perhaps you have leaks, ponding or standing water, or an expired warranty. And since you already know it’ll be an expensive problem to solve, you’re on the internet looking at ways to minimize those costs. If this is you, this article is going to be perfect. In this article, you’ll learn: …

How Strong Is a Spray Foam and Coating Roof?

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Quick answer: The density of spray foam is designed to allow for foot traffic. Spray foam is denser than the commonly used “ISO-Board” in other roof systems. The silicone coating thickness is installed per manufacturer guidelines based on stringent testing. Perhaps you have a roof leak on a commercial building and are looking at potential roofing systems to install. Maybe …