Original Assembly: Rock/Gravel Roof over BUR This Southern California Police station came with its own set of challenges. This project was a Western Colloid specified roof using our GR-2P-24-XE Specification, but the most challenging aspect was the bidding process in the middle of the covid restrictions. Our Training and Technical Consultant, Tim Ford, conducted the […]
When the warranty was about to expire on this 10-year-old Western Colloid roof restoration the next steps were clear, let’s give it another 10 years. In fact, the roof was able to quality for an additional 15-year warranty. Why? This building owner did everything right in performing regular roof maintenance and planning for this expenditure. […]
Original roof assembly: Built-Up Roofing Duration of job: 6 Weeks Project Challenges Bob, the Facility Manager at Citrus College Hospital, needed a clean and unobtrusive roof option that would meet the warranty needs of the organization but not disrupt the daily operations of the hospital or disturb the patients. He reached out to Sam Dennis, […]
Job Location: Tucson, Arizona Original Roof Assembly: Metal Roof Deck Duration: 60 Days Products Used: #720 ElastaHyde Acrylic Elastomeric Reflective Coating, #800 Elastic Cement Project Challenges: This Tucson Warehouse had a one year old roof that was failing. The roof was a reinforced acrylic coating over a metal roof. The application was poor but, more […]
Duration: 5 Weeks CHALLENGES Every aspect of this project was challenging except the choice of Western Colloid’s FARR System. The first challenge was deciding on the best course of action to get the materials on the roof. Generally for a single to three-story building pumping the coatings on the roof is ideal. On taller […]
Contractor: Jewett Roofing of Greenville, Illinois Original Roof Assembly: BUR Size: 300 Square Feet Project Challenges: When it came time to re-roof this historic church bell tower and steeple there were many obstacles to overcome. The 5 main challenges were: Working with such a small area Roofing an area that was nearly impossible to flash […]
The Staples Center was originally built in 1999 with a single ply membrane. Based on the height and locations of a large freeway interchange the roof of the arena is visible to millions of travelers a year. The roof of the Staples Center has become an important part of its’ signage and has created a […]
Western Colloid provided the roofing system for eighteen department stores. Each building had over 50% of the roof area covered with a new solar system on them but the majority of the buildings’ substrate was old worn TPO with a few EPDM roofs. Another challenge was some buildings were in areas with dew and water […]
Roofing Contractor: Commercial Roof Management Solar Contractor: RA Power and Light Objective: The goal was to install a roof system that can handle the installation and maintenance traffic of a solar system installed on top of it. The roof system used needs to last the term life of the solar system installed. Challenges: The obvious […]
Original roof assembly: concrete deck, 2-1/2 inches rigid insulation, coal-tar and gravel, and BUR and gravel roof assemblies. Existing roof assembly approximately 32 years in age. Experiencing base flashing problems and splitting of the field membrane causing water infiltration into the corporate headquarters building which houses 3,800 employees. Originally, Frito-Lay wanted to completely remove the […]
Pacific Dental Services Building Contractor: Commercial Roof Management Job location: Irvine, California Original roof assembly: EPDM, age unknown. The roof surface was pin holing throughout and had over 100 roof leaks in 124,000 square feet, (1,240 squares). Selection of Western Colloid: Originally the building owners thought that their only option was to tear off the […]
Over 1 million sq. ft. roof receives Western Colloid’s “Cool Roof” system. The unique bulk delivery service and the systems application efficiency made this roof a natural for Western Colloid’s “Fluid Applied Reinforced Roofing” system.
Ikea installs Western Colloid’s “Cool Roof” system to protect it’s contents and save on energy bills.
An existing gravel roof was recovered with a Western Colloid “Cool Roof” system.
The extensive amount of equipment on this project made Western Colloid a practical solution for this re-roof.
A 100,000 sq/ft job for one of the top aerospace firms in the world. One of dozens of buildings at Lockheed using Western Colloid systems.
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