FAQ - Toiture
CAN I USE ROOFKEEPER IF SHINGLES ARE ALL CURLED UP?
If a few shingles are curled up, you may still apply RoofKeeper providing you follow directions carefuly. If mostly all shingles are curled up, or damaged, it may be necessay to replace them all together.
MY ROOF IS LEAKING? WILL TECHNISEAL'S ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING FIX THE PROBLEM?
Techniseal's Elastomeric Roof Coating should never be used on a leaky roof. Always repair leak before applying product.
IS TECHNISEAL'S ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING WATERPROOF?
Because Techniseal has no control over the application of the product, it cannot be considered waterproof.
WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO APPLY THE ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING?
Product should never be applied on a hot roof. Roof should be warm or cool to the touch. This is why spring and fall are the best time to apply the product.
WILL THE PRODUCT MAKE MY ROOF SLIPPERY?
Depending on the roof condition, the application of Elastomeric Roof Coating may make the roof slightly more slippery. Always use caution when working on a roof.
I ONLY WANT TO CHANGE THE COLOUR OF MY ROOF. DO I STILL NEED TO APPLY A SECOND COAT?
Yes. One coast is enough to change the colour of a roof. However, the warranty will be void if the right amount of coating is not applied.
I HAVE APPLIED ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING A FEW YEARS AGO AND NOW I WOULD TO CHANGE THE COLOUR OF THE ROOF. CAN I APPLIED ANOTHER COAT?
Yes. Clean the roof and apply a coat of Elastomeric Roof Coating to change the colour.
I WOULD LIKE TO USE TECHNISEAL'S ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING BUT I CAN'T APPLY IT MYSELF. WHAT CAN I DO?
Most building painters are equiped for these kinds of application. Contact a local contractor.
IS THE APPLICATION OF ROOFKEEPER™ OR ROOFSKIN™ ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING MORE ECONOMICAL THAN REPLACING THE ROOFING?
Certainly. Treating a standard roof with RoofKeeper™ or RoofSkin™ costs approximately under a dollar per square foot. On average, replacing shingles costs over 5 dollars per square foot. This means you are saving several thousands of dollars on a simple single-family house. Plus, you can do it yourself in a very short time.
MY METAL ROOF IS ALREADY COVERED WITH PAINT. CAN I APPLY ROOFSKIN™ OVER IT?
Yes, you can apply RoofSkin™ Roof Coating over paint, unless it is peeling. If so, simply scrape the old paint off and apply two coats of RoofSkin™. This roof coating is a fantastic product that sticks fully to any surface, even painted.
WHAT IS THE IDEAL TEMPERATURE FOR APPLYING ELASTOMERIC ROOF COATING?
Apply on a nice, moderately warm day (ideally between 10 and 25°C) and when no rain is forecasted for the next 24 hours. Application to an excessively hot roofing will make Coating dry too quickly and will leave overlap marks.
IS IT MANDATORY TO APPLY A SECOND COAT?
No. If you only wish to change the colour of the roofing, one coat may be sufficient. However, for an adequate protection and to take advantage of Techniseal®’s warranty, it is necessary to apply a second coat. By applying a second coat, you create a thicker membrane that will resist weathering better and longe
CAN I APPLY THE ROOFKEEPER™ ON METAL ROOFING?
Yes. 5-year or 10-year RoofKeeper™ can be applied over metal roofing, following the directions on the RoofSkin™ label.
HOW SHOULD I CLEAN METAL ROOFING?
Techniseal® Roof Cleaner is the best product to clean and prepare roofing before the application of a coating.