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MAY 2018

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COATINGSPRO MAY 2018 61 Accurate Forecast In all, the extra work due to Irma meant the Sea Oats job took closer to si x to seven weeks to complete as opposed to the three or four that had been initially specified. But ultimately, the condo ow ners were thrilled w ith the end result and the attention to detail provided by a diligent and f lexible contractor. "I went through the final walkthrough with the project manager, the Board of Directors president, and the roofing consultant, and everything with the roof went 100 percent," Carruth said. "ey were very pleased. ey got the warranty, and it's in their hands." In this case, even with the headwinds of a destructive hurricane, building management still reaped significant rewards from staying ahead of the curve and managing the integrity of their prized asset. "ere's a timeframe when a coating just isn't going to work, but in this case, it was a prime candidate at the right time," Carruth said. "e longevity of a roofing system can only last so long. W hen you get a roof that's blown up and you're losing granules and wall flashings are coming off, you may have to start considering when a re-roof is your only option." "But in this case, it was salvageable for a coating method," Carruth added. "e consultant specified the right project, and the system is going to have longevity. Overall, it was a good restoration." Hurricane Irma didn't blow away the condominiums, but it sounds like the contractor may have! CP Green Roof Coatings VENDOR TEAM ABC Supply Material supplier 1 ABC Pkwy. Beloit, WI 53511 (608) 362-7777 Big Rock Supply Safety equipment supplier 330 Meyer Rd. Bensenville, IL 60106 (630) 350-2300 Graco Inc. Equipment manufacturer 88 11th Ave. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 (612) 623-6000 Tropical Roofing Products Coatings manufacturer 1818 SW 31st Ave. Hallandale, FL 33009 (800) 535-6947 Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a m /i n q0518

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