Types of Roof Coatings
Let's start with the elastomeric coating which is an elastic coating that can be applied to a wide range of roof types to protect and seal the underlying roofing material. Elastomeric coatings helps prevent and stop leaks as well as limits future weathering. This type of coating is designed to be flexible so that it moves with your roof making it durable. In simple terms Elastomeric coatings are strong, and flexible to the roof. The definition of elastomeric is an elastic substance.
Four of the main types of elastomeric coatings include: Acrylic, Butyl, Polyurethane, and Silicone. These coatings can be used to repair a variety of roofs from leaks to other damages. They can be used through out the year because of its properties to be able to adjust to the current temperatures. Some roof types that will work well with elastomeric coatings include: SPF, wood, single-ply, metal roofs, built-up, and concrete.
As more businesses try to become more energy efficient in order to be more eco-friendly and save money, they are looking for ways to “go green.” One way to go green is with elastomeric coating. Elastomeric coating is heat resistant and helps improve the energy efficiency of whatever building it is applied to. These coatings come in white color making it "cool roof friendly."
Elastomeric coatings are a great way to restore your roof. They also provide great reflectivity and a longer life span for a significant amount less than a roof replacement. Let us help you choose which type of coating is right for you.