Metal Roof Coating Nisku, June 18, 2015.

Article: Metal Roof Coating Nisku Alberta - Liquid Rubber Coating To Industrial Roof.

Liquid rubber expands and contracts very well in Canada's climate. Metal Roofing is the roof that expands and contracts the most out of all roofing material.  June 10, 2014: Crew Arrives on Site for Inspection.  Materials needed. 6 pails of Liquid Rubber. 1 trowel grade. 3 tubed chalking. 1 roll of reinforcement mesh. Man hours 16 to 20 not including drive time. June 14, 2014: Metal Roof Coating Crew Arrives on Site.  Arrived at 511 12 Ave Nisku Alberta. Today we did all our trowel grade and our prep work. Prep work included, patching holes and the center seam all the way down, also our corners. After that we started brushing in where the standing seams are. By the end of the day we had the roof 50% complete.
Prep Work
Prep Work
Prep Work Around Vent
Prep Work Around Vent
Prep Work on Metal Roof
Prep Work on Metal Roof
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Liquid Rubber Metal Roof Coating
Liquid Rubber
Liquid Rubber
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Metal Roof Coating
  June 15, 2014: Crew Arrives Back on Site.  Today we finished of the rest of the panels. The roof is 100% complete. I did my walk around with the client and he was extremely happy.   < End Report > CONTACT US Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. For all other areas of Canada call us at 1.877.497.3528 toll-free. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.

Leduc Metal Roof Repairs, June 17, 2015

Article: Liquid Rubber Spot Repairs to an Industrial Roof in Leduc, Alberta.

Metal roofing expands and contracts more than any other roofing material. The expansion and contraction of seams, fasteners, flashing, gutters and curbs causes leaks. Below is a site report from a repair crew that did metal roof spot repairs to an industrial location in Leduc, Alberta. June 10, 2014: Crew Arrives On-Site for Roof Inspection and to Assess What Material Needed. 7010 45 Street Leduc Alberta.
Materials:
  • 2 pails of liquid rubber.
  • 1 pail trowel grade.
  • 3 tubes caulking.
  • 10 to 12 man hours.
Gutter Needing Repair
Blistering adjacent to a gutter system, with exposed pockets along the edge.
Old Repairs Failing
Old asphalt-based repairs failing along the parapet walls.
Old Repair
Asphalt-based products are most prone to sun (UV) damage. This old repair was past its age due to sun exposure over time, with no touch-ups applied.
  June 18, 2014: Our Leduc Roofing Repair Crew Arrives On-Site for Repairs. Today we cleaned the roof with the pressure washer including the gutter. The gutter took awhile as it had three inches of mud in it. By the end of the day we got most of the units done and the ridge cap complete. I would say about 60% complete. Tomorrow we will finish the gutters and fasteners. We will have site 100% complete tomorrow weather permitting.
Liquid Rubber Applied
Liquid rubber coatings applied to the curb of a rooftop unit.
Liquid Rubber Spot Repairs
Spot repairs using liquid rubber coatings to the metal roof seams and solar tube/skylight curbs.
Liquid Rubber around Vents
Liquid rubber coatings around the base and detailing on vents.
June 20, 2014: Crew Arrives on Site for Completion of Work.  Today we finished all the units and details. I got the other technicians to start the fasteners as we worked on the gutters. We had to coat and line the whole thing with liquid rubber and cloth and then a second coat of liquid rubber. When we finished we helped finish the fasteners and the roof was complete. I got the customer to come up to the roof and do a walk through. He was happy with the work. Materials:
  • 5 Pails of liquid rubber brush grade.
  • 1 pail trowel grade.
  • 2 rolls of 6 inch x 100 ft. rolls of mesh.
  • 6 paint brushes.
  • 2 rollers.
Liquid Rubber Spot Repairs Leduc
Various solar tubes and deficient sections around the standing seams requiring liquid rubber spot coatings.
Liquid Rubber Gutter Coating
Coatings were applied over the entire length of the gutters.
Liquid Rubber Spot Repairs
Coatings over the eave edge to internal gutter area, which initially had blistering and exposed pockets running the length of the system.
Liquid Rubber Spot Repair Coating
Closeup of the coatings at the gutter-eave connection.
< End of Report > CONTACT US Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. For all other areas of Canada call us at 1.877.497.3528 toll-free. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.

Liquid Rubber Coating Ponoka, June 17, 2015.

Article: Liquid Rubber Coating Ponoka To Industrial Metal Roof.

Below you will find the process of installing a liquid rubber coating.  June 22, 2014: Crew Arrives on Site to Start Detail Work.  Today we did almost all of our seams, corners and details with mesh and liquid rubber. This took some time because all the seams where lifted and really dirty. We had to do them over all the detail and units we had use trowel grade over all them. There was holes and voids throughout them. We sealed them with liquid rubber brush grade. I will be returning Monday to finish site.
Liquid Rubber Applied Around Unit
Liquid Rubber Applied Around Unit.
Liquid Rubber Applied to Seam
Liquid Rubber Applied to Seam.
Liquid Rubber Detail Work
Liquid Rubber Detail Work.
Liquid Rubber Around Vents
Liquid Rubber Around Vents.
  June 23, 2014: Crew Arrives on Site to Finish Coating.  Today we finished up our prep work. We started rolling rubber, the roof looks really good. I also did the seems in the gutter with mesh and liquid rubber. The roof is 100% complete. Material used. 100 ft of mesh. 6 Pails of brush grade liquid rubber. 2 Pails of trowel grade. 6 paint brushes. 3 rollers and roller cages.
Liquid Rubber Coating
Liquid Rubber Coating
Roof Half Rolled With Liquid Rubber
Roof Half Rolled With Liquid Rubber
Liquid Rubber
Liquid Rubber to lower roof over office.
Liquid Rubber Coating Ponoka
Liquid Rubber Coating Ponoka
  < End of Report > CONTACT US Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. For all other areas of Canada call us at 1.877.497.3528 toll-free. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.  

Engineered Liquid Rubber Roof Recovery in Edmonton AB, October 2014

Below you will find a quotation, project manager notes, and a field report for an engineered liquid rubber roof recovery for an industrial metal roofing client in Edmonton, Alberta. Quotation, October 15 2014:
  • Engineered liquid rubber recovery to complete metal roof.
  • Pressure washing to clean, water test, and assess.
  • Fasteners will be tested and replaced as required to complete the roof deck, penetrations, and gutters.
  • Sheet metal repair and penetration saddle fabrication as required.
  • Remove old caulking as required.
  • Hand trowel all penetrations, roof to wall connections, fasteners, ridge, horizontal sheet seams, hidden gutters, and roof edge at external gutters with mesh and high grade rubber as required.
  • Apply liquid rubber coating, allow cure time, repeat hand trowel process above, and apply second coat of liquid rubber.
  • Liquid rubber to full inside face of parapet and top of parapet cap.
  • Ten year manufacturer warranty is extendable to twenty year maintenance agreement.
Project Manager Notes This roof structure may be a candidate for either a repair-maintenance program or an engineered liquid rubber coating - you may not have to replace it. I would not recommend a standard reflective elastomeric coating, or the SPF spray foam (with standard reflective coating), as this standard does not last well in a Western Canadian climate. Liquid rubber performs well in our climate as it has up to a 1200% expansion/contraction rate. If considering SPF for R-value, we strongly suggest covering the spray foam with liquid rubber or EPDM. Our crews do this work everyday with success. Generally speaking, metal roof systems are constant aggravating roof structures. Industrial systems have a deficient design - they are water-shedding, and not waterproofing, coverings. Metal expands and contracts more than any other roofing material and tend to leak from ice/snow loads. Leaks are also intermittent at seams (vertically where sheets are seamed together and horizontally where seams meet between sheets), penetrations, fasteners, around the perimeters at gutters, under the eaves, and at joints between roof and wall connections. Rust and corrosion may also develop. Traditional caulking or coating lasts a few seasons at best. Remedies are either spot repairs - maintenance with caulking or engineered coatings. Our recommendation in this instance is a high and engineered 2-ply liquid rubber polymer coating with a 10 year warranty, with the option of a 20 year maintenance contract for extended leak protection. Our client approved the quotation the same day for a roof recovery. Field Report, October 22 2014: After picking up the liquid rubber, we went to the work site and prepared the roof with seam tape around all seam tapes and penetrations. We then began coating the roof with liquid rubber and completed this site by the evening.
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Sherwood Park Commercial Roof Resurfacing, July and August 2014

Below is a series of field reports for repairs done to a commercial property by the Edmonton roofing repair crew. Our initial assessment showed that the roof was an ideal candidate for a complete replacement due to the large scale of repairs which were quoted.  Scope of Work:
  • Complete roof resurfacing including:
    • Gravel removal.
    • Spudding.
    • Cleaning.
    • Membrane resurfacing.
  • Two coats of liquid rubber.
  • Removal of all obsolete pitched pockets, with the extension of the current active pockets to a minimum of 6 in.
  • Fabrication of custom sheet metal grease trays
Field Report, July 7 2014: After completing a pre-install meeting with the customer, we took measurements for the pitch pockets, grease trays, and pitch pocket caps. We then went to the shop for a material requisition and they advised us our order would be ready for tomorrow afternoon. Our crew delivered the scope of work as promised over the next few weeks. As we had anticipated, this series of spot repairs was only temporary and it was only a matter of time until our client called us back. Ideally, we would like to see this particular site undergo a complete replacement since the structure's sustainability is running out and will only require more repairs as time goes by.
Field Report, August 5 2014:
Today we installed a full length safety railing along the eaves of the roof. We began by loading 11 patio stones and high density foam to the roof. We then installed the walkway and took our client on a tour of the completed work. He was pleased with the repairs.
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CONTACT US:
Call our 24 hour emergency roof repair at 1.780.424.7663. Mail to: 3428 99 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T6E-5X5. Email: info@grscanadainc.com. We service all of Alberta including Edmonton, Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, Fort Saskatchewan, St Albert, Sherwood Park, Leduc, Nisku, Beaumont, Lac La Biche, Grande Prairie, High Level, Westlock, Slave Lake, Edson, Drayton Valley, Devon, Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Tofield, Lamont, Morinville, Vegreville, Tofield, Millet, Calmar, Evansburg, Redwater, Onaway, Viking, Athabasca, High Prairie, Valleyview, Fairview, Peace River, Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and many more rural areas and towns.

Nisku Liquid Rubber Roof Recovery, June 2014

Our project manager provided this client with an initial quotation for the liquid rubber roof recovery. This report follows the recovery process undertaken by the GRS crew. Roof Report, June 10, 2014:
Arrived on site and inspected the roof for materials needed as well as man hours needed to complete the work. Materials Required:
  • 6 pails of liquid rubber.
  • 1 pail of trowel grade.
  • 3 tubes of caulking.
  • 1 roll of reinforcement mesh.
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Roof Report, June 12, 2014: Today we completed all of our trowel grade and the prep work which included patching holes, the center seam, and the corners. After that we started brushing in where the standing seams are. This was a long process and by the end of the day 90% of the liquid rubber prep was complete. 20140613_082918_resized 20140613_082922_resized 20140613_091148_resized 20140613_091151_resized 20140613_095655_resized 20140613_095659_resized 20140613_095704_resized 20140613_103003_resized 20140613_103007_resized 20140613_105347_resized 20140613_105350_resized 20140613_170437_resized 20140613_170451_resized 20140613_170459_resized 20140613_170521_resized 20140613_170528_resized Roof Report, June 14, 2014: Today we got the roof to about 85% completion. I will have to return on Monday for a couple of hours as it's a long process to complete the brush work around the standing seams. 20140614_171758_resized 20140614_171800_resized 20140614_171836_resized 20140614_171916_resized 20140614_171927_resized 20140614_172029_resized Roof Report, June 15, 2014: Arrived on site and the first thing we did was have our safety meeting. Then once on the roof we cleaned and started to do our prep work like patching and finishing all of the seams with mesh.
We finished our prep work and started to brush and roll in LR on the panels. Roof Report, June 16, 2014:
Today we finished the roof completely. It looks very good and the customer was extremely happy with the work. This site is now complete. Materials Used:
  • 8 pails of roll on.
  • 1 pail of trowel grade.
  • 10 paint brushes.
  • 10 paint rollers.
  • 1 roll of mesh.
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Edmonton Industrial Metal Roof Repair, September 2011

This client needed repairs done to their metal roof on an industrial building of theirs. They reached out to GRS for quotation on repair or replacement options, which we provided to them with our recommendation for replacement. Due to the nature of metal roofing, expansion and contraction in Canada's climate can be a hassle, and repairs are not always the best option to extend the life of the roof.
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  Assessment: September 22, 2011 We sent out one of our crew members to perform an inspection on the roof. The following is from their report: There are two roofs at hand. The upper metal deck measuring 110' x 95', which has eight 12" roof jacks, one air conditioning unit, and one gum box for a 3" gas line. The roof appears to be leaking from seams around the perimeter. The gas line with the gum box is exposed, and all eight roof jacks require resealing. There is a 20' piece of metal flashing missing from the northwest parapet. The lower roof has a metal deck measuring 25' x 50'. I recommend that the high-low wall caulking be redone. The seams around the perimeter also appear to be source of leaks. 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Spot repairs will likely bring more aggravations as the expansion and contraction of seams, fasteners, penetrations, etc. is at the point where spot repairs likely won't last long and would come with no guarantees. After receiving the quotation, the client wrote back to request that spot repairs be made. They are currently planning renovations to the building, and will likely have to put some more holes into the roof during that time. Once that is done, they would be open to re-evaluating any roof recovery or coating, but for the time being, the spot repairs will be sufficient. They also noted that in the wintertime there are serious concerns about ice buildup and icicles coming from the eavestroughs, and would like to have them replaced with continuous eaves. We scheduled the client for service three weeks later, and noted that we'll measure the eaves in the meantime. Typical turnaround time on eaves of that length, however, can be up to a month.   Roof Report: October 30, 2011 We arrived on site in the morning and filled out all of the necessary safety documentation. The aerial lift was missing a certificate, so we had it switched out for another one and used a pull-rope hoist to get the tools onto the roof in the meanwhile. Once on the roof, two members began sweeping and shovelling the snow off the roof and chipped away thick segments of ice to clean up the areas where repairs would be done. The new lift came in with an appropriate certificate and was presented to the client. We cleaned out the eavestroughs on the front of the building and dealt with the ice buildup that the client had noted some weeks earlier. In the early afternoon, however, heavy snowfall rolled in and hindered work. The team departed the worksite after storing the tools. 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Shortly after finishing the worksite preparation, they had set up the pump, mixed the saltwater solution and stirred the rubber. 75% of one side was finished in the day, with an estimated 3.5 - 4 hours worth of rubber spraying to finish the following day. The pump was cleaned out, and the team packed up for the day. Roof Report: November 4, 2011 Back on site, the team scraped off a small amount of ice that had built up overnight. They set up the liquid rubber pump and sprayed the remaining sections of the roof. Afterwards, a beauty cap was ordered to be later fastened to the building, and the pump was cleaned out to specification. The remaining work to be completed is the beauty cap, 9" rain caps (to replace some broken ones), and fasten the new eavestroughs once the ice has melted away. 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