Commercial Roof Coatings: What to Consider

Whether you’re building a new property or restoring the roof of a commercial property, you’ll need to consider the roof’s existing condition, climate and other variables before selecting the best coating for your roof application. These factors will determine the type of coating needed to repair or restore your commercial roof. A structure in a dry, hot environment with a lot of sun exposure may need a different roof coating than a building in a location with cold, snowy winters.

Seasonal Changes & Weather Extremes

Seasons and temperature are a big indicator of the damage your roof system might sustain, and that may help you decide what type of coating your roof will need. Considering how the seasons change in New England and the types of weather extremes your roof will face is essential for choosing the right commercial roof coating. Sun exposure, rainfall and snowfall all play a part in the potential for roof damage, and the proper roof coating will minimize this damage.

Condition of the Existing Roof

Before you choose a commercial roof coating, you first need to consider the condition of your roof and what purpose the new coating will serve. Do you need to repair a problem in your existing roof, such as rusting, leaks, or alligatoring? Are you adding a coating to a brand-new roofing system with zero damage? Your answers will help decide the type of coating to use on your roof. Our team can assist you with selecting the best coating for your roof if you have questions.

Type of Commercial Roof System

Considering the materials your roof is made of, as well as its size and slope. These are important when factors when choosing a restorative and protective coating. These factors determine the types of damage that may occur on your roof. Based on the type and condition of your roofing system, you will want to find a coating that gives the benefits and protection that your specific roof needs.

Superior Seamless Roofing

Once you know the kind of roof coating you need for your application, you’ll want to find a brand or manufacturer that supplies quality roof coatings that provide your desired results. Our Expandothane product produced by Dow Chemical offers high corrosion resistance, hail resistance, excellent physical properties, and waterproofs your roof.

Contact the experienced team at Superior Seamless Roofing if you are considering waterproofing your roof. We’ll make honest recommendations that fit your buildings needs.