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Q & A


Welcome to questions and answers page of fix all roof, here you can find the answers to most frequently asked question.

Question:

Are FixAllRoof.com products easy to apply?

Answer: Yes they are easy to apply, sustainable roofing solutions. For small and simple roofs or RV’s – most of our customers do the application themselves! For large and complicated roofs you should seek the advice of professional contractors since the roof may require reinforcement, or special equipment such as professional roof sprayers.

Question:

What is an elastomeric?

Answer: An elastomeric coating is roofing applied in a viscous state. It has elastic properties, and can stretch in the summer time heat and then return to their original shape without damage. Elastomeric coatings usually contain polymeric materials, such as acrylic, and a white pigment, such as titanium dioxide, to make them opaque and reflective. An elastomeric roof coating is applied thicker than paint.

Question:

Are there differences between the FixAllRoof’s.com products and others?

Answer: Yes, there are many less quality coatings on the market made of plasticized paint resin (PVA) and not a real elastomeric resin. It has good initial elongation but quickly drops to almost nothing after a year. A true elastomeric will lose some of its elasticity over time but it will not turn brittle and crack. We only carry products that have given a top rating by our larger contractors.

Question:

How clean should the roof be before applying the product?

Answer: Surfaces not to be coated shall be protected during the application of the system. If protection is not feasible, surfaces shall be restored to their proper condition by cleaning, repairing or replacing. In conjunction with the final inspection, all debris, containers, materials and equipment are to be properly removed from the job site. Grounds are to be cleaned undamaged and acceptable to the owner. Dispose of all containers in accordance with state and local environmental regulations. Reflectivity of coatings may be reduced if roof surface is not cleaned regularly.

Question:

What is the difference between the water based and solvent based products?

Answer: Water-based roof coatings provide excellent performance under various weather conditions. They are easy to apply, easy to clean up and environmentally friendly. Solvent-based coatings are quick drying and have greater resistance to ponding water. Consider solvent-based coatings when outside temperatures are below 55 degrees.

Question:

We have a large commercial building and would like to spray the material, What equipment do we need?

Answer: An airless sprayer pump capable of delivering 1,800-2,500 psi material output pressure should be sufficient to spray a variety of coatings. A siphon hose on the material inlet typically is used to draw material directly from the 5-gallon pail or 55-gallon drum. A 517 tip is usually recommended for roof primers and 631 for elastomeric coatings. Tips are reversible for easy cleaning and clearing of occasional tip clogs.

Question:

We have a corrugated roof how much extra material should we account for?

Answer: For metal roofs, add 15% to 25% to the area for pitches and ribs.

Question:

How do I know if I have a built-up roof?

Answer: A built-up roof or BUR is a class of low-slope roof that consist of layers of reinforcing felt between either asphalt or coal tar bitumen

Question:

What is the advantage of using a primer?

Answer: Primers are versatile and can be used on a wide range of substrates. They also have excellent weathering characteristics and provide excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance. Most importantly they are easy to apply are non-toxic and VOC compliant water based coatings.









  • Testimonials

    • Ronald S
      Virginia Beach VA

      I ordered a gallon of Liquid Rubber last summer, and inquired if it could be spread with an adhesive applicator trowel; the sales person was not aware of this having been tried. I tried using a commercially available trowel with 4 sawtooth teeth per inch, and 0.135 inch notch depths, holding the trowel at about a 45 degree tilt.
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    • G Sorrell
      Lufkin,TX
      Diboll Lumber Operations

      Everyone was SUPER helpful and knew the product, properties and application methods well. I applied to product on the trailer in about a 2-hour period one evening. It was tricky with the application, from a novice who had not done this before.
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    • H&W Property Management

      Donna,your staff and your customer service is the reason we buy from you. You had asked us several months ago if we would write up something for your Website. We wanted to get some additional orders first before coming to conclusions.
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    • T. Basset

      We have completed the resurfacing of our commercial roof back in April and ordered a few more pails for areas where we probably did not apply it thick enough. Just wanted to share these photos with you.
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    • B & T Contracting

      You have a great product here and we will be ordering for future jobs we have. We were a bit skeptical at first but when it was fully dry it looked as if we installed a new 15,000 sq piece of sheet EPDM.
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    • Jed L
      Biloxi MS

      This will be the third time our firm has ordered. We completed a project in 05 in the fall and waited for the winter. This was actually the first winter without any leaks. Great product overall.
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  • Contact

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    494 Bridgeport Ave Suite 101,
    PMB 342 Shelton CT 06484-4748
    Fax: 702-977-2936
    tell iconTel: 1-610-298-1989
    email iconEmail: [email protected]
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