Roofs Articles

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First-Place Roof: Nearly 40 Years in the Making

Wedge Roofing first worked on this roof 38 years ago, and they continue to maintain that relationship. Their work on this latest iteration in 2019 included silicone coating, winning first place in CoatingsPro’s Contractor Awards Program.

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Waterproofing the New Glassell School of Art Campus

A new art school in Houston, Texas, required several different types of waterproofing. A local crew worked carefully — even artfully — with other trades to help seal the school’s walkable green roof, parking garage, plaza, and much more

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Net ‘House’ Blocks SPF Overspray on AAA Roof Restoration

The roof of the massive AAA corporate regional office in Costa Mesa, Calif., was restored with a coated spray polyurethane foam (SPF). The coatings contractor came up with a clever way to keep overspray off the surrounding cars while the facility remained operational.

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Beat the Heat: Cool Roof for California Apartments

Cool roofing has become part of the solution to a growing issue with urban heat and climate change. This coatings crew from California helped restore an apartment building roof by applying cool roof coatings to beat the heat.

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Sky’s the Limit for Florida Condo Roofs

Despite various challenges, the eight-man crew from Unicoat Industrial Roofing Corporation successfully coated two roofs at a condo facility in Florida with silicone products and could soon be back for more.

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Moos and Blues: Dairy Farm Barn Roof Goes Baby Blue

A 1940s barn roof on a Wisconsin dairy farm was showing signs of age and even had bullet holes in its metal panels. Gardner Roof Coatings coated the panels with an elastomeric coating that included a colorful topcoat — much to the delight of the farmer’s wife.

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Flexible Crew Restores Roof at Chicago Business Complex

The crew at West Roofing Systems developed a multi-pronged coating and spray foam solution for the roof of a business complex in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, consisting of distinct primer treatments installed at unique rates on two different single-ply membranes.

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Silicone Saves Leaky Assisted Living Roof

Applied Coating Solutions offered a silicone solution to the Commonwealth Assisted Living at Abingdon that met the roof’s weight restrictions. The coating system saved the client — both financially and physically — and won the crew third place in the 2018 Contractor Awards program.