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What is Elastomeric Roof Coatings?
Elastomeric coatings offer effective and affordable solutions for fixing roof leaks. The coatings can be used to repair any type of roof leak. The elastomeric roof coatings can be used throughout the year because they stretch and contract easily to adjust to winter and summer temperatures.
It is usually made using polymeric products, such as acrylic, alongside white pigments like titanium dioxide.
Uses of Roof Coatings
As mentioned above, elastomeric coatings can be used to fix almost all types of roofs. Examples of common roof types that will work well with elastomeric coatings include; wood, polyurethane foam, single-ply roofing, modified bitumen, metal roofs, concrete and built-up roofing.
***If you aren't sure your roof type will work with elastomeric coatings, do not hesitate to contact us; our team at Keystone Contracting Group, Inc.is here to assist you in all your roofing needs.
Benefits of Elastomeric Coatings
As mentioned before, these coatings can work with almost any roof type. Another advantage is they are long-lasting. The coatings are resistant to fungi and mildew, among other common materials that damage roofs over time.
Another advantage of the coatings is that they are seamless, providing a neat uniform coating. Elastomeric coatings offer individual benefits to certain roof types. For instance, polyurethane foam roofing benefits greatly from the coatings by getting great ozone and UV light protection.
The heat reflective properties also offer great benefits, such as lowering cooling costs. This advantage is enjoyed regardless of the roof type. The heat reflective properties also offer anti-aging properties when coatings reflect harsh sun rays, which can age roofs over time.
Elastomeric roof coatings are simple to use, VOC compliant and nontoxic.
Excellent alternative when a complete roof replacement is not required nor in the budget.
Coatings are excellent eco-friendly systems, with a water based solvent. They provide a continuous and seamless membrane over the existing metal panel seams and fasteners; resulting in a excellent alternative to the high cost of a total roof replacement. In addition, coating are concidered a maintenance item and the cost can be written off in the first year as opposed to depreciated over several.
Coatings provide a high reflective surface with an excellent Energy Star rating. These systems can be tailored to a 5, 10, 15 and 20 year manufacturers warranty.