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Benefits of Roof Coatings


Benefits of Roof Coatings Roof coatings are applied to low slope roofs on residential, commercial, and industrial buildings to extend the life of a roof by preventing water, chemical, or physical damage which saves money for the building owner. Certain roof coatings even provide an extra level of waterproofing protection to help shed water to […]

What Are Roof Coatings?


Roof coatings are designed for protecting and extending the useful service life of roof assemblies for new construction and more commonly, existing roof coverings, such as BUR, metal, modified bitumen, single ply membranes, and spray polyurethane foam. Roof coatings are thicker than paint and have a higher solids content. Roof coatings are formulated to protect […]

History of Roof Coatings

history of roof coatings

Cold-applied roof coatings and cements have been successfully used as a part of roofing system for well over 50 years, gaining both recognition and market share. Ancient Beginnings The use of cold-process coatings dates back to at least the year 3000 BC, when Egyptians began using varnishes and enamels made of beeswax, gelatin and clay–and […]