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Silver Coating or Aluminum Asphalt Paint Sealant on Rubber Roofs

Silver coating or Aluminum Asphalt paint is used to coat  Asphalt based roofs to protect against ultraviolet rays. These roofs are the old Hot Tar roof systems and then also the Modified Bitumen membranes. Both these roof systems are Asphalt based, and the Aluminum Asphalt paint is compatible with it.

The purpose of this paint is to protect the roof against ultraviolet. Aluminum flakes are mixed into an asphalt-based solvent, making it reflective, and that is what gives the appearance of silver.

Ceramic or mineral coatings and Aluminum Asphalt Paint serves the same purpose

Some Modified Bitumen Rubber membranes come with ceramic granules embedded and there is no need to paint it with an asphalt paint. When the surface is plain or smooth, then it is vital to coat the roof with a silver coat.

This Torch Down roof is coated with Silver Paint or Aluminum Asphalt Paint

Advantages of Aluminum Asphalt Paint

  • A roof that is coated with this paint on a regular basis can almost last indefinitely. This coating reflects the ultraviolet, and the roof will not be damaged. As long as this aluminum asphalt paint is maintained on the roof, there is no reason why a modified bitumen rubber roof or a Hot tar roof will ever be replaced.
  • Because of its reflectivity, the roof is much cooler. The surface is so cool on a hot sunny day that you could walk on it barefoot without getting burned.
  • Because asphalt or bitumen is an oil based product, it evaporates over time, causing the product to dry, shrink and crack. The combination of being a sealant and lowering the temperatures slows down this process.
  • It would triple the life expectancy of a Modified Bitumen Rubber membrane if it were coated with “silver coating” on a regular basis.

Disadvantages of Aluminum Asphalt coatings

  • need a new coating every 3 – 5 years
  • the surface has to be cleaned and washed every time to paint
  • makes it hard to detect leaks
  • makes it hard to make proper repairs – the paint has to be removed before a roof repair
  • when the building changes ownership, many times people don’t know or forget about the necessary maintenance of a commercial roof

Watch this video about “Silver Coating”  or Aluminum Asphalt paint. The video explains what the coating is for and how to determine what type of roof you have.

Rock used to protect roof against Ultraviolet Rays

The old conventional way of protecting an asphalt roof against ultraviolets rays was to add a layer of stone. This was the best type protection at the time instead of aluminum asphalt paint. But there was the added cost of bringing the stone up and also the added weight.

Disadvantages were:

  • added cost hauling and spreading the stone
  • added weight putting stress on the structure
  • debris collected in between the rock and promoted plant growth
  • made it difficult to find leaks and make necessary repairs

 

 

Gravel or stone was used in the early days to protect a roof from ultraviolet

Partially Aluminum Asphalt Coated Hot Tar Build-up Commercial Roof

Instead of rocks or stone, aluminum asphalt paint is used to protect the commercial roof. In this case, only a part of the roof was coated. The apparent reason was that the roof was leaking in some areas, and they tried to stop the leaks by painting this asphalt sealant on. Aluminum asphalt sealant should never be used to repair flat roofs or fix leaks. It will never work.

Partially coated asphalt roof - They did not do it to protect the roof but rather to seal against a leak

A new coating of Aluminum Asphalt needed soon

As the image shows, this modified bitumen rubber membrane was coated with aluminum asphalt paint, but it’s been overdue for a new coating. Building owners forget or don’t know that this maintenance is needed and a perfectly good roof gets destroyed by ultraviolet rays.

The silver coating or Aluminum Asphalt paint has worn off. This roof is due for a new coating

Non-Coated Modified Bitumen Rubber Roof

This roof was destroyed by ultraviolet within ten years after installation. The membrane had cracks and started to wrinkle. The cost of maintaining a roof is minuscule compared to that of replacing it.  The problem is that whoever is in charge or not in charge doesn’t know what they do. It is sad to see so many roofs being destroyed because of incompetent management.

The next image shows a close up look of what the surface of the non-protected membrane looks like.

A Modified Bitumen Torch Down roof that was never coated - This one only lasted 12 years

Non- Protected Modified Bitumen Rubber roof full of cracks

Note the cracks that have developed in the membrane due to ultraviolet exposure. The membrane not only cracked but dried up and caused shrinkage. When the membrane shrinks, it will put stress on flashing and the rest of the structure.

See the next image how the membrane wrinkled and seams were coming apart.

Notice the spider cracks in the membrane - when you see that, then it's too late to do any coating

Modified Bitumen Membrane Wrinkled and Cracked

After prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays, the rubber membrane cracked and dried up. This layer, in turn, caused the membrane to wrinkle. When the membrane wrinkles, it will put stress on the seams and flashing and start separating causing leaks.

The Modified Bitumen Torch Down roof have shrunken, wrinkled and cracked due to no silver coating or protection

Two Modified Bitumen Rubber Roofs next to each other 

This an image of to commercial roofs abutting with each other. This one is well maintained and coated with aluminum asphalt paint over the years. This roof was installed 20 years ago and is expected to last another 20 years.

The roof on the right had no protection and installed eight years ago. The membrane already has cracks in it and soon will need to be replaced.

Two identical torch down roofs - One will last indefinitely and the other will need to be replaced in 10 years

Modified Bitumen Rubber membrane with embedded ceramic granules

The best roofing system is one that’s protected against ultraviolet. EPDM rubber and TPO does not come with protection. Modified Bitumen Torch Down membranes come with ceramic granules embedded.

This is the best protection a roof can have. most roofing contractors do not installed the membranes with granules unbeknownst to the owner. They find it easier and less costly to install a modified bitumen membrane with no UV protection.

This is an image of a Torch Down Roof we did 15 years ago. This roof has the ceramic granules embedded as a protection

Embedded Ceramic Granules Protecting the Modified Bitumen Membrane against UltraViolet Rays

This is a close-up shot of what the surface looks like of a Modified Bitumen Torch Down Membrane. The ceramic coating is better than Aluminum asphalt in that it is more permanent. The asphalt paint has to be re-applied every 3 – 5 years.

A close-up look what the ceramic granules look like on a Torch Down Rubber Membrane

Fully protected with Aluminum Asphalt Paint against UV’s

This is what it looks like when a roof is fully protected against UV rays. This roof is coated with aluminum asphalt paint every five years and will last a long time to come.

A good example of a well maintained Torch Down roof - They kept painting it with silver coating so the membrane itself was never exposed to ultraviolets

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Rubber Roofing – Commercial Flat Roofs – Videos

Rubber Roofing - Commercial Flat Roofs
This Video demonstrates how we installed a Two Ply Torch Down Rubber membrane over a tar and gravel roof. Our Two Ply Rubber Roofing System We specialize in the installation ...
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Clean Cut Roofing Longview – Flat Roof Repairs

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"The Texas Roofers" are known for their quality roofing. All types of Roof Installations and Repairs We are the Roofing Contractor that serve Longview and surrounding towns. We are the ...
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Naas Ferreira – Roofing Consultant

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Naas Ferreira - DIY Fix a Roof support guide
Naas Ferreira - Roofing Contractor and Consultant I started his roofing business in 1997. Then, the roofing industry was seeing its last bit of the Hot Tar Roofs. I was introduced to ...
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Commercial Flat Roof Installation

Commercial Flat-Roof-Installation
Flat Roof Installation We specialize in the Installation of a Two-Ply Rubber Roofing System. This system comprises of 2 layers of Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber Membranes that are fused ...
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Flat Roof Repairs – Norwalk CT

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Flat Roof Repairs Flat roof repairs are relatively easy to make, but finding the cause of the problem is harder. There are many types of materials used on flat roofs, ...
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Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs

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Flat Roof repairs
Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs We have been repairing flat roofs for the last 30 years Flat Roof Leak Repair Specialists We are the flat roof leak repairs specialists. We ...
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Skylight Leak Repair Flat Roofs

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Skylight Leak Repair Specialist We have been repairing leaky skylights over 30 years Leaky Skylights There are many brands, sizes, and shapes of skylights. There are many reasons for a skylight ...
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Flat Roof in Los Angeles – New Construction

Flat Roof in Los Angeles – New Construction
This is by far the best Flat Roof Installation. My (new construction) flat roof has the following characteristics: Flat Roof installation by owner in Los Angeles spec sheet
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Best Flat Roof Drain System

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Best Flat Roof Drain System
A Flat Roof Drain - 15 years of performance A pleasant surprise about a flat roof drain on a commercial roof we installed more than 15 decades ago. After so many years I ...
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Skylights on flat roofs. Explaining why skylights leak. Pittsburgh Stamford

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skylights on flat roofs
Skylights on flat roofs. Explaining why skylights leak. Pittsburgh Stamford Why are skylights leaking? It’s common to find skylights on a roof. They are more likely to be the cause of ...
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Scuppers and Drains on Flat Roofs-Wilton, Darien to Greenwich

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Scuppers on flat roofs are best if correctly placed Scuppers are drain outlets on the edge of a roof. Our service is from Westport, Darien, Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Wilton, ...
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Gutter Repairs/ leaks on flat roofs? Stamford Westport CT

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Frozen-gutter
Gutters constantly have to be cleaned out and re-adjusted Gutters repair is the often overlooked Whether residential or commercial roofs, whether slanted or pitched roofs, they all need gutter repairs ...
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Flat Roofs Drains and Strainers best design – video

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Flat Roof drain
Best Design for Flat Roofs Drains and Draining Systems There are three types of Drain Systems on a Flat Roof. Internal Drains     Scuppers      Gutters They all ...
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Flat Roof Leaks caused by Skylights-Chimneys-flashing-video

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Flat roof leaks are mostly caused by faulty skylight and chimney flashing There are many areas on a roof that can lead to a leak. So often the roof itself ...
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Flat Roof Repairs Westport to Greenwich, New Canaan to Redding.

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Flat Roof Repairs
Flat Roof Repairs We Repair all types of flat roof membranes and will help you save money and a lot of aggravation. For the last 20 years, we have been ...
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Rubber Membrane Flat Roof – Three types of Rubber Roofing – Videos

Rubber Membrane Roof Flat - video
Rubber Membrane Flat Roof - Three types of roofing systems commonly used on flat roofs - flat roof materials explained Rubber membranes flat roofs are part of most flat roofs. The materials on ...
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Flat Roof – Flashing and siding causes the most problems.

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Flat Roof Repairs - Door sill and flashing
Flat Roof – Flashing and siding cause the most problems Click here to find out How to find leaks and make Flat Roof Repairs This article will help you to see ...
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Rubber Membrane Installation – Watch Video

Rubber Membrane Installation - Watch Video
Installing a new Rubber Membrane on a Residential Roof When a rubber membrane has been installed incorrectly on a residential roof, It often happens that the owner of a house ...
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Roof Does Not Collapse After Five Thousand Pounds of Weight

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Five-thousand-Pound on Flat roof
It is strange how many people will shovel their roofs during a snow season because they  are worried that the roof may collapse. I took this video where we placed ...
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Flat Roof Installation -Torch Down Rubber Roof Membrane

Flat Roof Installation
Flat roof Installation over a garage roof. Whether it be a residential or commercial building, the materials we use are the same. The big problem with residential roofs is the ...
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