Should I Consider An Acrylic Roof Coating System?
Acrylic roof coating systems have become a dependable product in the commercial roofing industry. Acrylic roof coatings includes many types of acrylic polymer, which are specially formulated to improve durability and to extend the coatings life. Acrylic roof coatings are specially formulated to with stand natures elements. Roof coatings in general are designed to be applied over an existing commercial roof system primarily. Shingle Tech has been restoring commercial roofs for many years using acrylic roof coating systems. We are a strong believer in these roof systems for many reasons. A high quality acrylic roof coating has many advantages but most notable might be its versatility and cost savings. The coatings can be used over metal, EPDM, PVC, TPO and Modified Bitumen roofing systems. A quality acrylic roof coating system is often times as much as 50% less than tradition commercial roof replacement.
Acrylic Roof Coatings are available in different colors but are commonly used as white coatings. Acrylic roof coatings are normally applied in two coats as they don’t need to be applied as thick as other coatings. Many Acrylic roof coatings come with a 10-18yr warranty and can be re-coated to extend the warranty period. low cost and durability these coatings are often thought to be one of the best roof coatings available in the market.
Acrylic Roof Coating Material
Acrylic coating contains acrylic emulsion polymer. This acrylic polymer is the main determinant of coating properties like, flexibility, durability, water resistance and strength. The quality of acrylic polymer depends on its chemical composition which is paired with the synthesis process through which monomers (raw materials) are then reacted to produce emulsion polymer. These acrylic polymers produces the perfect balance between stretch and strength.
Primary Advantages Of Acrylic Roof Coatings
- High reflectivity reduce cooling costs
- Cost is substantially less than traditional commercial roof replacement
- No demolition required to install which makes it easy for the business to operate during installation
- Renewable warranty capability
- The installation duration is often 25% of traditional roof replacement duration
- Future repairs are easily done and cost much less
- Partial roof repair is possible