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5 benefits of Cool Roof coating solutions

3 Feb 2017 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Is a cool roof coating right for your commercial building? It doesn’t matter whether you own a 50-story high rise or a four-bay mechanic shop, you probably wonder how long your building will last. Adding a new cool roof coating solution is a fantastic way to add value and longevity to your building. There are five huge benefits to installing a cool roof coating on your commercial roof…

1. Expense cost in current tax year

Your roof repair can be expensed in the same year with the full cost considered tax-deductible. In comparison, a new roof is expensed over a period of years. If you’re like many business owners, it’s nice to take the full deduction in the same year instead of having to wait for smaller deductions over several years.

2. Reduce energy costs

Many of our cool roof customers experience a 40% decrease in energy bills within a few months of installing a cool roof solution. Using a cool roof coating solution, such as a Spray Polyurethane Foam, or SPF as it’s often called, will save you money on energy costs. The U.S. Department of Energy features a Cool Roof Calculator to help you project how much energy you will save by installing a cool roof coating solution.

3. Extend the life cycle of existing roof

Without a doubt, installing a cool roof coating solution will help your roof stay healthy longer than ever. Cool roof coating solutions allow commercial roofs to exceed their life cycle while meeting EnergySTAR rating measures. (Cool Roof Rating Council)

4. Lower cost than a new roof (removal & replacement cost)

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) roofs typically cost less than many other commercial roofing solutions. This is because our team usually doesn’t have to tear off a roof to apply an SPF coating. Other roofing solutions, such as TPO, tend to be more expensive because they don’t allow for the same ease of installation as SPF.

5. Reduce carbon footprint / urban island effect

Cool roof coating solutions also help keep our planet and environment healthy and safe. We want to be good stewards of what we’ve been given, and this world of ours is quite a gift. Cool roof coating solutions reduce carbon footprint by extending your roof’s life cycle. This means less roofs needing tear-off and replacement, which means less junk in our landfills. We’re happy, you’re happy, the planet’s happy, and most importantly, God’s happy.

Are you convinced now? Let’s start a conversation!

I’d be an idiot if I did not take this opportunity to communicate to you how much we appreciate the way in which you conduct business and take care of our facility. In my experience you, and your team, are at the top of the list of all the roofing companies I’ve dealt with over the years. Thank you!

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Eric and crew were really nice to have around. They were courteous, careful and caused little if any disruption. Their work looks good too! To be honest… a good experience with a product that I initially had misgivings about. I’m a convert because of Bubba, Sam and Eric. Thank you.

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

“I want to thank the crew at R&A for a job well done on our very leaky roof at the shop. It is certainly nice to have the drips and rivers gone from the shop when it is raining. I also wanted you to know how much we appreciated that the guys were able to stay out of our way and allowed us to do business as usual without any problems or interruptions. The roof looks great and the clean-up after the job made it so we couldn’t even tell you’d been here. Thanks for doing what you do so well!”

Jay Moore, President of Safe Way Tire and Auto Center

“My wife and I were on vacation when water pipes burst in our house. We got a hold of Craig and the R&A crew was able to start evacuating the water immediately. The best part was that they were able to start work before we even returned home. It was a very fast turnaround considering the extensive amount of water damage.”

Will from Dardenne Prairie, MO

“Craig and Mike came out in a timely fashion when we needed the work done. They did a reliable and quality job.”

Jerry from SLR Properties

“Craig helped us out tremendously with the insurance process. Timely and very professional.”

Lindell from Greater Missouri Builders (GMB)

“We purchased a house and there was some damage to the roof. Very impressed with the thoroughness of Mike’s inspection. Very comfortable with their explanation of what needed to be fixed. Most impressive was the way they protected our landscaping. Really liked the way they treated me as a valued customer, even though it was only a small project.”

Ross from Troy, MO

“I use R&A Contracting when my commercial roofs receive storm damage. They work on our behalf through every step of the insurance claim process. They perform all of the work and complete the insurance process, making our roofs better than they were before the storm.”

Director of Facilities for a large Property Management Company

“The team at R & A Contracting responded immediately when notified of our water disaster. They removed water-damaged materials and property quickly and restored our home even before the final settlement from our insurance company. They minimized how long our family had to live in a hotel and got us back to normal as fast as possible.”

Will from O'Fallon, MO