Los Angeles, CA: Commercial roof restoration (aka commercial cool roof coatings) can be a smart alternative to a tear-off provided the flat or low-slope roof is a good candidate. When Los Angeles & Orange County needs a commercial cool roof coating they call the commercial roofing contractors here at Central Roofing Company!
During the complimentary estimate, Central Roofing Company will determine if your existing roof is a prime candidate for a roof coating application.
Not only that. Being that there are two coating materials that are used for the commercial roof systems. Acrylic and Silicone Coatings. Both commercial cool roof coatings meet Title-24 compliance. BUT there are pros and cons for both cool roof coatings that you’ll have to consider before deciding. Our flat roofing experts will rundown the pros and cons for both along with our best recommendation.
Pricing depends on a variable of factors, including, labor, materials and location.
Built-Up Roofing (BUR) Membrane.
Thermoset EPDM Roof Membrane.
Costs will vary greatly depending on location and local circumstances.
Depending on the choice of material, cool roofs can help lower indoor temperatures by 2-5 degree centigrade, offering simple yet effective protection from extreme heat.
Not to be overlooked, roof preparation is the correction of roof issues prior to installation of the new coating system. This is a critical step to insure a quality installation that will maximize the useful life of the new roof.
Job walk with Central Roofing, Customers to discuss logistics of installation and safety.
Remove dirt, leaves, loose gravel at base flashing of parapet walls, foreign matters, debris, etc. from drains and waterways on an as needed basis.
FIELD: Inspect field membrane for fractures, loose seams or blisters and repair with modified bitumen roof membrane, white flashing grade or microfibers and silicone as required.
PONDING: Supply and install modified bitumen roof membrane at severe ponding areas as required.
PIPES AND VENTS: Seal pipes and vents with flashing grade or microfibers and silicone as required.
Apply Emulsion & Polyester Reinforcement
The combination of applying layers of asphalt emulsion and polyester reinforcement forms a new, seamless, water-proof membrane over the existing roof and areas reinforced by Modified Bitumen.
COPING METAL: Resecure loose coping metal and refasten joints on an as need basis. Reseal joints with white flashing grade or microfibers and silicone as required.
PRESSURE WASHING: Pressure wash repair area prior to silicone topcoat application.
Apply White Elastomeric Top Coat
After 1 or 2 days of curing, the roof is ready for the white elastomeric top coat to be spray applied directly to the polyester reinforcement. After curing, you have an Energy-Star rated, Title-24 compliant Cool Roof that can dramatically reduce surface temperature and help reduce cooling costs.
Apply one coat of TROPICAL #918B PRIMER at the rate of approximately 1.0 - 1.5 gallons per 100 sq.ft. over entire roof surface.
Detail around roof structures.
Modified Bitumen is a blend of atactic polypylene polymers mixed with high grade asphalt, reinforced with a non-woven polyester mat. The expected useful life of this material is 20 years. Modified Bitumen is the replacement technology for the old Mineral Capsheet (Hot Mop) technology.
Applying a white elastomeric topcoat (aka Commercial Cool Roof Coating) to your roof building has numerous advantages over a conventional roof. Roof restoration coating systems comprise approximately 65% of today’s commercial roofing needs. They are more cost-effective than traditional means of re-roofing.
Here are 13 reasons why getting a cool roof makes sense beyond the obvious energy and cost savings:
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Central Roofing Company is proudly affiliated with these manufacturers of commercial roof products designed to surpass industry standards. We determine what product to use based on your particular needs. Each product comes with a manufacturer warranty.
Cool White Elastomeric Roof Coatings:
Asphalt Shingle or Composition Shingle:
Torch Modified or Modified Bitumen:
Central Roofing Company considers the job safety and workplace health of its employees among its top priorities. All our Field Superintendents, Foremen, and Production Managers are CPR certified. Harnesses, safety lines, gloves and protective eyewear are provided to each worker when necessary for the project. Regular Safety Meetings, overseen by Safety Compliance Company, insure that our workers remain up to date on all existing and new safety requirements.