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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 …

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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, …

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Can Silicone Coating Be Installed Over a Gravel-Surfaced Roof?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

  So, you’re a property owner with a roof that has gravel or stones as the most outer layer of your roofing system. I’m assuming you have some leaks and are looking for the most cost-effective solution to get those fixed. You may think, “I’ll just install silicone coating overtop of all these rocks and then I’ll have a seamless, …

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How to Locate a Roof Coatings Contractor

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

  One of the newest types of roofing systems out there is what’s called “roof coatings”. Roof coatings can be applied over an existing roof, creating a seamless roofing system. It’s great for reducing costs (by minimizing the amount of your existing roof that will need to be removed) and getting a new warranty. Now that you’re interested in getting …

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The Easiest Way to Extend the Life of Your Commercial Roof

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

 If you’re a commercial building owner, you want your roof to last as long as possible. The easiest way is to restore your roof by making minor repairs and then adding coating over your existing roof. In this article, we’ll explain: A typical scenario a building owner faces when thinking about roof restoration? What is the protective coating? What commercial …

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6 Problems Roof Coating Systems Have

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Roof coating systems are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re more cost-effective than a complete roofing tear-off, provide a 10-20-year warranty, and are environmentally friendly. But along with those advantages, they also come with their own set of disadvantages. Restoring, repairing, or replacing your roof is an ultra-important decision that needs to be made, so …

Spray on Roof Coating Restoration

Spray on Roof Coatings: What Is It and Are You Eligible?

Rufus WestRoof Maintenance, Silicone Roof Coatings

Summary: Roof coatings are similar to a very thick paint that’s engineered to restore an existing roof. Most building owners choose this option because it minimizes tear-off, creates a seamless membrane, lowers energy costs, and provides a new 10-20-year warranty.  You’ve probably heard or read about commercial roof coatings and how they can save you money and energy costs while …