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How do you know if a product you’re installing on a customer’s roof is really waterproof? Will you have to repair a failed installation or have you been dealing with these failed types of installations already? In this episode of “Field Tested”, SureCoat Innovator Jesse Martinson details the importance of perm rating, an essential waterproofing tool that’s not widely known. He discusses what the rating system looks like, how to use this rating to scope
A lot of times weather is critical in roofing. If it’s too wet, too snowy, too cold, etc., many roofers shy away from doing certain projects. If you’ve been following along with us on our blog, podcast, or social media, we’ve been sharing tips, strategies, stories and feature projects where our quick curing product, SureSet, saves the day when facing weather challenges. In the following case study, we once again put our quick dry formula
Discovering a leaking roof drain is just one more annoyance to add to your “to-do” list. As inconvenient as it might seem, it’s one repair item that you should move to the top of your maintenance list. A roof drain is installed on a building to convey stormwater from the roof or deck to the storm drainage sewer or run-off area. Due to the amount of wear and ponding water that occurs around roof drains and
Ask any contractor, and they will tell you the best time to roof is when the sun is shining, there is no threat of rain, and the temperature is moderate or just right. Sure, there are plenty of those days, but how do you handle the rest, when the weather isn’t so great? Especially in the winter when there is cool, damp weather. Roofing in any area across the U.S. during the winter comes with
The holidays have come and gone, and it’s that agonizing dead of winter for many parts of the country. The cold has set in. And regardless of the season, you have customers calling in. There’s a leak that needs to be fixed or a roof that needs replacing, and maybe you’re hesitant because of the conditions or the customer wants to wait until spring. Of course, waiting could mean even more damage to the structural
When it comes to commercial clients, Pacific Roofing Systems knows that most of the properties are rented out to other businesses and that those tenants don’t really care for the ugly, dirty, noisy disturbance that comes with a tear off. With 40 years of combined roofing experience and knowledge, Pacific Roofing Systems is well versed in all roofing applications and strives to be on the cutting edge of green roofing technologies. It is with this knowledge and unparalleled
In California, our fall and winter can be just as humid and wet with lots of moisture in the air as many other parts of the country. We see a good amount of Pacific storms roll in, and unfortunately, for roofing with the average coating product, that means not coating during the rainy season or experiencing a much slower drying process. The typical go-to is an oil-based mastic, but the problem with that “quick fix”
In this episode of Field Tested, host Jesse Martinson introduces listeners to SureSet, the fast drying SureCoat roof coating that can be used as a base coat. Jesse discusses how this product was developed out of necessity while struggling to complete jobs due to certain weather conditions. He addresses some of the science behind this quick dry formulation and shares some interesting “Oh NO!” case studies when using and testing the SureSet product that ultimately
In this episode of Field Tested, host Jesse Martinson introduces listeners to the SureCoat Roof System. Jesse starts out discussing how the product came to be and why its formulation is so crucial to its success in the field. He highlights how it is possible to do small repairs and install partial roof systems making it cost effective for property owners and managers. Jesse finishes up the show sharing some case studies of how the
2525 Main Street, Santa Monica, is where the historical landmark building, Galleria DiMaio, resides. What makes it a historic landmark? It’s where Merle Norman started her make-up empire in 1927 and was later home to E.M. Stolaroff’s Natone Company, or as we know it, Neutrogena Skin Care Company. It’s a building that has gone through an extensive remodel in the 1930’s and an internal gut in 1980. For the current owners, a new roof hadn’t