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Standing Seam Metal Roof Restoration (RSI, 2006)

Niles West High School Field House wins with EternaBond® RoofSeal. Safety and comfort are high priorities for any school. For the Niles West High School ... (continue, video)

Building Leaks

Building leaks are typically one of the first signs pointing to the fact that your building needs some attention. Such leaks can be caused by... (continue)

Hypalon Roof Repair and Maintenance

Hypalon is a type of synthetic rubber noted for its natural resistance to chemicals, extreme temperatures and ultra-violet light. Because of its durability... (continue)

Metal Roof Repair and Maintenance

In recent years metal roofs have become increasingly popular. They are beautiful, colorful, and add value to the building. One of the primary ... (continue)

PVC Roof Repair and Maintenance

Polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as PVC, is one of the most commonly used plastics in construction today. PVC is cheap to fabricate, extremely malleable and ... (continue)

Roof Repair

A roof repair job can range anywhere from fixing a leak to recoating or replacing the entire roof. Nevertheless, in many cases ... (continue)

Rubber (EPDM) Roof Repair

When performing any type of rubber roof repair it is imperative to use a product that is capable of forming a permanent bond with the rubber surface. Just as importantly... (continue)

Success with Roof Maintenance (RSI, 2005)

An important issue in the winter, especially in colder climates, is roof maintenance. A small leak that starts in the winter can become an even bigger problem in the spring ... (continue)

Cleaning EPDM and Other Single-Ply Roofs

In the early days of EPDM some manufacturers used unleaded gasoline as seam cleaner. It was affordable and worked fine to remove the talc on the surface of the "New" EPDM... (continue)

Product Profile: EternaBond® Restoration and Repair Tapes

Many roofing contractors have learned that offering diverse products and service is essential to healthy growth. Weather its EPDM... (continue)

A Win-Win PVC Restoration

The folks at Amtrak in Gorton, Connecticut were beside themselves about the proposals and prices they were receiving from various contractors to remove and... (continue)


TPO Roof Repair and Maintenance

TPO stands for thermoplastic polyolefin and is a type of synthetic material often used in the construction of commercial and even some RV roofs. Roofing systems typically ... (continue)

Seam Repair and Maintenance

Regular seam repair and maintenance is one of the best ways to avoid costlier problems in the long run. The seams of a roof are typically ... (continue)

RV Articles Leak Repair

Commercial roofers understand the frustration that can accompany leak repair. Regardless of the type of roof, over time ... (continue)

RV Articles


Permanent Seam Repairs

To most RVers, nothing is more annoying than a pesky water leak, especially one that pops up in a place where there are no repair centers... (continue)


Motor Home and RV Roof Repair and Maintenance

Motor home and RV roof repair and maintenance is an essential step in guaranteeing the long life of your investment. Most manufacturers ... (continue)

Cleaning EPDM and Other Single-Ply Roofs

In the early days of EPDM some manufacturers used unleaded gasoline as seam cleaner. It was affordable and worked fine to remove the talc on the surface of the "New" EPDM... (continue)

Roofing Repair Videos


Winning Customer Service (Part 2) (Part 3)

(Western Roofing and Insulation and Siding Jan/Feb 2005, March/April 2005) A few years ago, when I was a contractor, I sent a service technician Dino, to a service call... (continue)