Silicone vs Acrylic Commercial Roof Coatings

Silicone vs Acrylic Commercial Roof Coatings [Infographic]


What if I told you there was another option to paying for a full roof replacement? A Restoration Membrane can save you time and money when facing a commercial roof project.

Here at West Roofing Systems, we’ve been restoring commercial roof systems to working order while saving facility owners and managers thousands of dollars in repairs and roof replacements.

But what type of roof coating should you choose? There are two types of commercial roof coating that you should consider: Silicone and Acrylic.


Roof Coating Cost and Installation


A Silicone Restoration Membrane (SRM) is a fluid applied silicone coating sprayed directly onto an existing roof system. For an average 20,000 sq. foot commercial roof, it will usually cost between $2.00 and $3.50 per square foot in materials and labor to install a typical Silicone Restoration Membrane System.

The process of installing a silicone restoration membrane is relatively straightforward.

  1. Inspection and Repairs
  2. Seam Reinforcement
  3. Silicone Application
  4. Warranty


Read More: Silicone Restoration Membrane: Installation and Performance


Here is an infographic to compare silicone and acrylic commercial roof coatings (Download your copy here):


acrylic vs silicone coating


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  • Rufus West

    Rufus West is a commercial roofing expert! You may see him on the West Roofing website and also on the West Roofing social media pages, giving fun facts and tips about the company and roofing industry. Just like West Roofing System’s roof solutions, he isn’t bothered by water—it simply rolls off of his back!

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