Roof coating types
If you add a roof coating to your existing roof, all the benefits may already be enough to convince you to do so. If you want to save money on your roofing problems, you should make sure that you use this method. A commercial roof coating can be classified into three main types, and they are as follows:
Acrylic roof coating
In general, acrylic paints are sold in three main colors: white, tan, and gray, which are all water-based. There are different colors available as well. This commercial roof coating is a good choice in environments where you want a reflective roof. Specialized acrylic roof coatings are available for specific substrates from roofing companies.
These coatings are typically based on a solvent called polyurethane and usually fall into two main types, namely aromatic and aliphatic polyurethane. Urethane has a wide range of mechanical properties, as well as high resistance to abrasion and tensile strength, as well as being UV-stabile. In areas where heavy foot traffic is present, as well as hail-prone areas in the West, these are the best types of pavement to be used.
Because silicone reflects the sun’s rays, silicone roof coatings are suitable for high-UV environments. When it rains regularly, and the roofs are wet, and ponding water is present, silicone roof coatings are used.
Coating a commercial roof has many benefits.
In addition to protecting the roof membrane from UV rays, commercial roof coatings also protect from other harmful weather conditions. An existing flat roof can be coated with a waterproof layer to improve its fire resistance.
Surfaces can be enhanced with coatings to increase their reflectivity. As a result, the heating and cooling systems of the building will be less stressed. Coatings on roofs minimize the temperature swings that cause membranes to expand and contract. In this way, the roof may be able to last longer. You can also improve the aesthetics of your building by installing a new coating system.
Weatherproofing System Fully Restored
A spray-applied monolithic membrane acts as both a sealant and waterproofing agent for your roof, including around pipes, hatches, and other equipment situated on your roof. As soon as the coating is sprayed, it melts together, so there are no seams around those hard-to-reach and seal areas, and there are no patches around those places that are hard to seal.
Efficacious and cost-effective
There is no need to remove your old roof in order to apply a coating to it, which means you can speed up your installation process and save money, as coating systems are not as labor-intensive as putting up a new roof. With a roof restoration system, you do not need to remove the existing roof, so no landfill waste is produced, and you do not need to pay landfill fees, as you are not required to tear off the existing roof.
A sustainable approach
This type of roofing system is a renewable product, which can be re-coated every 10-15 years in order to extend the roof’s life. Make sure the reflective properties are renewed and that the waterproofing is excellent.
You can reduce landfill waste and improve the environment by restoring your existing roof and reusing the existing materials. In our company, most of our coatings are formulated with ultra-low or zero volatile organic compounds (VOCs). They will qualify for LEED program certification under the category of Sustainable Sites, Resources and Energy.
The installation didn’t disrupt the work environment significantly.
With acrylic and ARM, businesses are not forced to shut down during installation, which can save them a lot of money. Business can continue as usual with minimal disruption to building occupants due to the system’s low noise and odor levels. The cost of revenue loss when a business is closed due to a new roof installation can be substantial. Compared to replacing your low-slope roof and installing a new one, restoring your low-slope roof is much cheaper, quicker, and less disruptive.
You can protect your rooftop from UV rays with highly reflective top coats. You’ll be able to extend the life of your roof and reduce roof maintenance costs by using this additional protection. A highly reflective roof coating also reduces your energy bills by providing a cooler, more comfortable interior environment.
Water Damage Inspection from Commercial Roofing Nashville
Commercial Roofing Water Damage Nashville can provide a professional roof inspection at a time convenient for you. Regardless of the roofing material or system, we have comprehensive knowledge of it. The good news is that we can extend the lifespan of your commercial flat roof by 20 years by working with our team for Water Damage in Nashville.
Our website offers a handy appointment scheduler that can help you find the best time for your inspection. You can also contact one of our three locations to inform us that your roof needs to be extended.