Roof Coating

You Home is your Property so it is necessary to you to take care your property for that reason Roofs are also perhaps the most important part of a house and often the most neglected one. Besides all, the most important role that it plays is of providing protection to the building and its residents. But at the same time it is the most neglected area of the house because as heard often “out of sight-out of mind”, the roof is also generally out of sight. One would not want to go over the roof and examine it for no reason. That’s why, until and unless it starts leaking, no one pays any attention to the roof or its maintenance roof coating is a monolithic, fully adhered, fluid applied roofing membrane. It has elastic properties that allows it to stretch and return to their original shape without damage typical roof coating dry film thickness vary from paint film thickness to more than 40 dry mils. This means a roof coating actually becomes the top layer of a composite roof membrane and underlying system. As such, the roof coating is the topmost layer of protection for the membrane, receiving the impact of sunlight.

Types of Roof Coating--There are many types of roof coatings available in the market. Some of them include polymer modified acrylic elastomers and polyureas, asphalt cutbacks and emulsions, silicones, SPF and high-performance urethanes. Also if broadly categorized, white roof coatings, tinted roof coatings, elastomeric, aluminum and metal roof coatings are some of the most commonly employed roof coatings. All these differ in their features and the roof coating should be chosen very carefully keeping in view your requirements for the coating and the roof surface on which the coating is to be applied.
White roof coatings are made opaque and reflective by adding transparent polymeric materials, such as acrylic, and a white pigment, such as titanium dioxide. When tints are added to white coatings, we get the colored coatings. The tinting process greatly reduces the solar reflectance.
On existing buildings, elastomeric roof coatings do not add “dead load” or weight to the roof the roof coating can be applied without being counted as an additional layer for code purposes. This mitigates the cost of disposal from tear-off and contributes to dollars saved by the building owner.

About the Metal Roof CoatingA metal roof coating is a fluid substance, which when applied to a metal roof, can act as a protective membrane. As a result, it bears the effects of the heat of the sun, rain, hail or any other kind of damage that occurs due to wear and tear. It has adhesive properties that enable it to stick to the surface of the roof. It is the most sought after material for repairing metal roof, due to its ability to retain its elasticity under all kinds of weather conditions. During the day, it is stretches due to heat and with the drop of temperature at night it returns to its original shape. This regular expansion and contraction does not cause any damage to the coating.

Application of Metal Roof CoatingA wide variety of metal roof coatings are available in the market. There are variations in thickness of each type of roof coating. While application of metal roof coating can be best done with an airless sprayer, it can also be applied with the help of a brush or roller. Spray the coating in a manner such that, an even layer is formed throughout the floor of the roof. Take special care to ensure that the repaired gaps and cracks of the floor are well-covered with the coating. This will ensure that they do not open up all over again. For obtaining best results, you must apply metal roof coating two to three times. However, you should apply the second or the third coat only when the previous coats are thoroughly dried. Apart from controlling the damage of the roofing, metal roof coating has a number of other advantages. It forms a protective layer on the roof that helps maintain the air conditioning in summer season and in winter; it reduces the loss of heat. Research suggest that it can also prevent the harmful ultraviolet radiation of the sun to pass through it, with your roof coating you can make strong your property