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12 ROOF COATINGS 2017 COATINGSPROMAG.COM the longevity. Patch and repair is very important." Rust-Oleum recently rolled out a comprehensive roof coating program, including silicone, white elastomeric, aluminum, and black roof coatings along with patch and repair products. eir Rubberized Wet Patch is one potential solution. e heavily fibered, asphalt-based cement is blended with penetrating oils and plasticizing agents, and it can be applied directly to cold, hot, wet, dry, or underwater surfaces. A patch such as this can be used to repair and restore flashing and roofing defects, such as blisters, cracks, and punctures, or it can be used to adhere new asphalt ply and modified bitumen membrane flashing or act as a sealant. "On a lot of these jobs, you may encounter wet ponding," Gibbons said. "is allows you to attack all that repair without having to remove all that water or having someone stand up there with a blow dryer. is can save time in the patch and repair process." A long that theme, Gaco Western released its GacoPatch, which it said is the industry's first standalone silicone roof patch. e fiber-reinforced patch is designed to repair roof leaks in a one-step application. Primers, seam tapes, and topcoats are not required. Other steps may include applying sealants, replacing iso boards or saturated SPF, and prepping seams and fasteners. According to RCMA, all roofs should be fully repaired prior to coating application. "If the roof is leaking, the roof leak will need to be identified and repaired prior to any recoating," RCMA writes in its Recoating Considerations and Coating Maintenance manual. "Do not expect the coating to find and seal the leaks." In addition to the application of any patches, the roof surface is typically pressure washed to remove dirt and debris and then dried, allowing for better adhesion of the coating to the substrate. Care should be taken when pressure washing Roof Coating Systems Repair is a major step to combatting leaks, especially on seams and fasteners. Gaco Western's GacoPatch offers an option that doesn't require primers, seam tapes, or topcoats. Other companies repair as part of a system. Roof Coating Systems continued from page 9 VENDOR TEAM American WeatherStar Coatings and SPF manufacturer 3100 Lees Lane Mobile, AL 36693 (888) 868-2317 The Brush Man, LLC Equipment manufacturer 602 W Hickory St. Mahomet, IL 61853 (800) 274-6898 Capital Safety by DBI SALA (3M) Safety equipment manufacturer 3833 SALA Way Red Wing, MN 55066 (651) 388-8282 Covestro LLC Material manufacturer 1 Covestro Cir. Pittsburgh, PA 15205 (412) 413-2561 Diamond Technology Surveys (DTS) Services provider 23221 Aldine Westfield Rd. #710 Spring, TX 77373 (888) 255-1128 ER Systems by ITW Polymers Sealants Coatings manufacturer 111 S Nursery Rd. Irving, TX 75060 (800) 878-7876 FLIR Systems, Inc. Equipment manufacturer 27700 SW Parkway Ave. Wilsonville, OR 97070 (800) 868-0639 Gaco Western by Firestone Building Products Coatings and SPF manufacturer 200 W Mercer St., Ste. #202 Seattle, WA 98119 (206) 575-0450 GAF Coatings manufacturer 1 Campus Dr. Parsippany, NJ 07054 (973) 531-2869 Gardner-Gibson Coatings manufacturer 4161 E 7th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 248-2101 The Garland Co., Inc. Coatings manufacturer 3800 E 91st St. Cleveland, OH 44105 (800) 321-9336 Hennes-Johnson Equipment Co. Equipment manufacturer 111 S Ash St. Belle Plaine, MN 56011 (800) 249-1349 Infra-red Analyzers Services provider 65 Lyman Dr. Williston, VT 05495 (800) 879-1964 KARNAK Coatings manufacturer 330 Central Ave. Clark, NJ 07066 (800) 526-4236 Kemper System America, Inc. Coatings manufacturer 1200 N America Dr. West Seneca, NY 14224 (800) 541-5455 Lapolla Coatings and SPF manufacturer 15402 Vantage Pkwy. E, Ste. 322 Houston, TX 77032 (281) 219-4100

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