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Commercial roofing systems and solutions
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Our new refocused coatings line-up makes it a snap to spec the one that perfectly suits the challenges of your roof. Whether you need to repair, restore, or extend the life of your existing roof, there’s a GAF coating that can do the job — and now it’s a lot simpler to choose and use.
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Use our roof calculator, GAF QuickMeasure, to get automated commercial roof measurements without having to step on the roof. Get accurate, multi-family and commercial property roof measurements in under 24 hours.
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More than a quarter of a million roofing professionals have attended GAF CARE courses at thousands of events throughout the United States and virtually. Our Low Slope training features techniques that save you time and money while building customer satisfaction.
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As a contractor, you're constantly on the lookout for ways to get the job done quickly while continuing to provide a high level of quality to customers. Carefully selecting the materials you use can help—and with new roofing technologies being developed every day, you have a lot of options.
By Mark Soto
Commercial roof coatings can help extend the life and improve the aesthetics of low-slope roofs. A roof coating acts as the first line of defense against UV damage and water infiltration, and reflective roof coatings can help reduce the temperature of the roof.
Historically, commercial skylights have gotten a bad rap. "The old joke was: 'if it's not leaking now, it will be soon,'" says Brian Grohe, a 13-year vet of the skylight industry and a commercial sales manager at industry leader VELUX. Fortunately, technology has changed that old tune for the better, turning commercial skylights into a golden opportunity for roofing contractors.
Introduction We all recognize that, when properly installed, TPO can be part of a well performing roof system. However, a very simple error made during installation can set up the membrane for future issues. This has been known since early installations of TPO roofs but somehow it has been forgotten about by many installers. What are we talking about here? The use of adhesive buckets along a fold that causes premature cracking of the membrane years after installation. Let's dig deeper.