Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions  

How much will a brand-new roof covering cost? 

The price of your new roof will depend upon a great deal of elements, the sort of roof covering you select, how huge your roof covering is, as well as if there are any kind of damages that require to be dealt with prior to setting up a new roof covering on your company. Our professionals can supply you with an estimate on your roofing installation.   

How do I know if my service requires a brand-new roofing? 

If there is inexplicable mold, awful water spots, cracked, curled or missing shingles you may require a brand-new roof. We can aid you figure out the best strategy to ideal safeguard your company.   

What kinds of business roofing systems do you supply? 

We offer a wide variety of roofing systems including BUR roofs EPDM roof coverings, metal roof covering, PVC Roofs, TPO roofs as well as garden roofs to fulfill your demands and also budget plan.   

How do I understand which type of roof is right for my company? 

Our specialist roof covering installers can walk you through every one of your industrial roofing alternatives as well as help you establish the best roof covering for your business.   

How much time does it take to mount a new roofing? 

The time it requires to set up a roofing system or fix a roof covering will depend on numerous elements. The size of the task, kind of roof, any type of existing damages and the weather can all impact how much time your industrial roofing installment will take. Our specialist contractors can give you a time estimate as well as a cost estimate during your free assessment.    

What substrates does GacoRoof adhere to? 

GacoRoof sticks to a wide variety of roofing system kinds. Suitable substratums include silicone, aged asphalt (except use on 3-tab asphalt or building shingles), aged EPDM and TPO/CPA (might call for GacoFlex E5320), built-up, cap sheet, composite, concrete, fiberglass, steel, customized asphalt, torchdown as well as sprayed polyurethane foam. GacoRoof is excellent for Residential and Commercial buildings, as well as flat and low-pitched roofs, mobile homes, Motor Home’s as well as campers.   

What regarding EPDM & TPO Roofs? 

GacoRoof may be applied to Aged EPDM as well as TPO roofs however may require making use of GacoFlex E5320 2-Part Epoxy Primer/Filler. To verify attachment, use the GacoRoof AdhesionTestKit, which provides results in simply 24 hours. If the examination mirrors bad attachment, prime all surface areas with GacoFlex E5320 according to the instructions.   

Does GacoRoof come in various other shades? 

GacoRoof is available in White, Gray, Green, Light Tan, Rustic, Medium Blue, Black, Brown as well as Red. GacoRoof White might be colored Gray when using GacoRoof Colorant, which can after that be used as the base or top layer.   

Can GacoRoof be used with a sprayer? 

GacoRoof should not be sprayed because it is too thick for spray equipment. If GacoRoof is thinned with mineral spirits, it no more fulfills the policies for minimal V.O.C.’s (unpredictable natural substances).   

What is skinning? What occurs if I do not utilize the whole container right away and a skin forms? 

Skinning is when the upper layer of finishing begins to cure in the container. Silicone is moisture-cured, so high warmth and moisture will create the product to skin. If surface skins, get rid of the skinned product from container. To minimize skinning over several days, put a thin layer of 100% mineral spirits on top of product till it is completely covered and do not pail up until ready to reuse. When all set, mix completely with a power mixer. Keep container firmly shut between applications to decrease surface skinning.   

Is there a mildicide in GacoRoof? Does GacoRoof mold and mildew or mold? 

There is no mildicide in GacoRoof, because mold does not expand on the surface of GacoRoof. Unlike acrylic coverings, GacoRoof is inert and does not offer a food resource for mildew or mold and mildew.   

Can my GacoRoof be pressure washed? 

You can pressure wash GacoRoof at a reduced stress (below 2,500 psi).   

I know that GacoRoof is ideal for level roofs. Can I use GacoRoof on my peaked roofing? 

GacoRoof does cover peaked roofing as well as flat roofing systems. The reason that we stress our flat roof protection is that flat roofs are well-known for having puddles as well as water drainage issues as well as polymers weaken quickly under those conditions.   

Considering that both coats are white, how can I see where to use the 2nd layer? 

Snap chalk lines as required to see where to apply the 2nd coat. GacoRoof Colorant can be made use of to tint one layer (base or top) gray, supplying greater color contrast between the 2 layers.