How to Read Lot Numbers

Posted on February 19th, 2018 by

The “Lot:” number is what we use to record the date of product manufacture. Example: 180220601 The first two digits (18) is the year of manufacture (2018) The next two digits (02) is the month of manufacture (February) The next two… Read More

8-Year-Old Aileen Contreras Gets It

Posted on May 17th, 2016 by

8-Year-Old Aileen Contreras From El Paso, Texas “Gets It” When It Comes to Roof Energy Savings Question: How can you keep the same roof and make it better for the environment? Results: When the outside ambient temperature was 100°, the… Read More

Apply a Sustainable Ply Cool Roof System

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Apply a Sustainable Ply Cool Roof System The goal of the Elastek Sustainable Ply Cool Roof System is to cover the entire exposed roof surface with a continuous, fully adhered, built-in-place polymer and fabric membrane that protects the existing roof… Read More

How-To: Coat Gravel Roofs

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Coat Gravel Roofs Gravel covered home roofs are popular in some areas. Customers have requested information to help guide them in converting these roofs to “cool roofs” using reflective coatings. Not all gravel roofs are suitable for conversion, so please… Read More

How-To: Repair Blisters

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Repair Blisters Blisters can frustrate anyone who works with roofs. Their arrival is usually a surprise, their cause is often unknown, and their removal is a lot of work. In this bulletin, we offer some ideas that may be helpful… Read More

How-To: Repair Ponding Problems

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Repair Ponding Problems Some Suggestions Customers with flat (low-slope) roofs often have questions about standing water. Premium Elastek elastomeric roof coatings are highly resistant to all but the most prolonged standing water situations. Over time, water standing on a roof… Read More

How-To: Apply in Cool Weather

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Apply in Cool Weather “Ninety percent of all roof coating failures occur during winter months when coatings, not fully cured, are subjected to condensation and standing water.” Background Information This bulletin offers suggestions for minimizing application problems in cool weather… Read More

How-To: Apply Cool Roof Coating

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

Apply Cool Roof Coating If you are a contractor or an aggressive do-it-yourselfer, applying elastomeric cool roof coatings can be an easy job. Good results require care, attention to detail, but few special skills. This bulletin takes you through many… Read More

How-To: How Much to Buy

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

How Much to Buy Before you go to the store to purchase roof coating, you will need to measure your roof. Knowing the square footage of your roof helps determine how many pails of Elastek coating you will need. Measure… Read More