Monthly Archives: July 2009

Leaking Windows or Roof?

Here is a common problem both property owners and roofers run into. Leaking windows! I’m going to explain how you can tell the diffrence between a roof leak and a window leak. Identifing the  leak yourself can save you money by … Continue reading

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Fixing a parapet wall split

In this tutorial we will learn how to properly repair a  parapet wall split on a built-up or similar type roof system. The materials you will need are. 1. Caulking gun. 2. Urethane Caulking. 3. Polyester fabric (ty-tex tape) 4. … Continue reading

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Improper cementitious “C-cure” roof application

What is a Cementitious roof ? Or also known as C-cure. C-cure is a light weight Cementitious concrete that is spray applied over a polyurethane foam roof. It is one of the most expensive foam roofs you can buy. The … Continue reading

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Foam Roof Blister Repair

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to repair blisters on your foam roof. Foam roof  blisters are not uncommon and are relatively easy to fix. There are many things that can cause blisters please refer to our F.A.Q for common causes. … Continue reading

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Fixing Bird and Bee Damage

One thing that often damages a urethane foam roof is bird and bee damage. This type of damage is usually found near the edges of roofs or on top of parapit walls mostly on roofs with overgrown trees hanging over the top. Continue reading

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Failed Skylight

In this first picture it shows a caulked skylight lens. This is not recommended. Over time the caulking fails and the skylight will leak again Continue reading

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This is not a good roof

Here is an example of a roof installation that was doomed to fail the second it was finished. This is about a 10 year old foam roof that was installed over the top of 3 other roofs. Continue reading

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Failed roofing

This failed wall could have been prevented, Had they installed an appropriate wall flashing. This roof was installed by a licensed Arizona roofing contractor. These are cornner cutting methods that will cost you the consumer alot of money later on. This is not uncommon to see. … Continue reading

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Understanding Skylights

If you develop a leak in your skylight don’t panic most of the time it’s not as bad as it may seem. There are only a few things that can go wrong. Here is a quick tutorial on how to fix these problems. Continue reading

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Making the case for a roof inspection

I have talked about the importance of roof inspections before. In this picture you will clearly see why. This roof was in failure before the solar panels were ever installed. The company who installed the solar panels may not or … Continue reading

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