Common Metal Roof Problems and Solutions
A metal roof is a big investment. While their service life can be between 40 and 70 years (compared to the ten to twenty years of the average asphalt roof), metal roofs are long term commitments as well. That’s a great thing when the roof is properly installed and cared for over the years. Plus, […]
Applying RC-2000 Rubber Roof Coating to Your Metal Roof in the Wet Months
As winter winds down and we move into the warmer months, it’s natural to think about preemptively protecting or making necessary repairs to your metal roof with a rubber coating. The problem with the spring months, though, is unpredictable weather. The saying “April showers bring May flowers” is popular for a reason. Spring brings rain, […]
Featured Product: RC-2000 Rubber Roof Coating
Metal roofs experience stress from the temperature fluctuations that occur on a daily basis. The expansion and contraction created by this thermal cycling contribute to fastener failure, leaks, and other costly damage. Constant exposure to rain, snow, and other elements can lead to corrosion-related problems. No one wants to hear the phrase “tear off,” as […]
Commercial Roof Coating for Rusted Roof
When the City of Richmond, British Columbia, came to Inland Coatings, they feared the worst. With a high degree of rust and multiple leaks at seams and penetrations, they thought a tear-off was the only option for their commercial metal roof that was over twenty years old. Knowing how disruptive and costly a tear-off would […]
Commercial Roof Restoration – What Makes A Good Candidate?
Are you ready to do something about your leaky or rusted commercial roof? Is your roof a good candidate for roof restoration or is it a candidate for tear-off and replacement? There are many factors to consider when deciding which is the best and most “cost effective” solution for your roofing problems. Depending on the state […]
How Long Do Metal Roofs Last?
There’s no argument that metal roofing systems offer commercial, industrial, and agricultural facilities durability and sound protection. But just how long can metal roofs last? With proper maintenance, metal roofing systems can last at least 40 years, and in some cases they can last even longer. Metal roofs can last 40 years or more—with proper […]
How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Winter
Splits in the membrane, leaks, separations in seams, ridges, blisters, and deterioration can all lead to roof failure, especially during the cold, icy months of winter. If your flat commercial roof is old and showing signs of deterioration, it will save you money in the long run to restore the roof with a roof coating […]
Choosing the Best Roof Coating for Your Commercial Roof
As seasons change (or don’t change), you probably prepare your home, cars, and routines accordingly to work with the increase or decrease in temperatures. Living in colder climates, you might change the tires of your car from summer to winter tires or invest in all-season tires. Just as you consider factors like weather with your […]