Cementitious roofs are extremely difficult to repair without a complete tear-off. Luckily, Ecodur Roof Coating has high adhesion and will create a powerful bond that will restore your cementitious roof. Watch this video to see how Ecodur helped tackle this difficult church roof project.
While Ecodur is ideal for large commercial projects and full re-coats, it’s durability, flexibility, and ease of application make for great repairs as well.
Coating a tar and gravel roof with any product is a lot of work. However, by using the Ecodur system, you can achieve better results in fewer steps reducing labor costs and liability.
This beautiful retirement home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, near Albuquerque was hiding a problem not visible from the street. It may be easy to disregard a leaky roof in a climate with an average of only 50 days of precipitation annually, but, the proverbial “when it rains, it pours” is certainly true here, especially with monsoon season approaching at the end of July.
Modern cementitious roofing products are a world away today from the poor reputation earlier products developed in the 1970’s when awareness grew of the dangers of the asbestos content in many of them.
Multi-storey car parks in the United States date back to 1918 when what is believed to have been the first was built at the Hotel La Salle at 215 West Washington Street in the West Loop area of downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Phoenix, AZ. “It’s all about adhesion, both with the coating itself and the new generation of cool topcoats. You can have a superbly aggressive coating in grip power terms, but, if it does not provide the ideal substrate for over-coating with acrylics and silicones, then it’s not right for cool roof jobs,” stated Castagra Products’ CEO, Peter Roosen.
Phoenix, AZ. “Flat roof coatings and membranes are progressively becoming more and more high tech as performance demands and expectations grow for cool, solar and green roofs,” said Castagra Products, Inc., CEO, Peter Roosen.
Phoenix, AZ. Jerry Brown, a 47-year veteran of the roofing industry says when he teaches class on roof repairs and restoration, he likens it to how we should be protecting our skin.
“The primary purpose of roof coatings in Arizona is to protect the roof from UV degradation and cool the roof. This is like you putting sun blockers on your skin to prevent damage and even skin cancer. The sun destroys roofs with its UV radiation and the heating and cooling effects of thermal shock also damage them so cool coatings, typically white, are of equal importance too.”