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How Coatings Reduce Roofing Environmental Impact

Today’s roofs are better than ever with improved technology and installation methods. The focus is no longer just about providing a roofing system that works; people also now recognize the need for sustainability.

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Costs go down and maintenance is also more straightforward with a modern roof. Roofing contractors and property owners can tell you that.

One of the best things you can do to make your roof more sustainable and less taxing for the environment is to apply the right roof coating. Roof coatings have grown in popularity over the years because they make roofs easier to maintain, even when they’re older. Coatings also reduce a roof’s environmental impact.

Here’s how roof coatings do it:

Longer Roof Life

Your roofing system is not going to stay new forever. Over time, the elements are responsible for constant wear and tear. Applying the right type of roof coating can help prolong the life of your aging roof. Even if the roof already has minor leaks, a professional roofer can fix the problem and add a coat for added protection and durability. You save money and also reduce the waste produced whenever a roof is removed and replaced.

Less Debris

Construction projects always lead to debris, a large portion of which will find its way to a landfill. Instead of replacing a roof that can still be serviced, it’s possible to have a professional fix the issues and apply a coating.

Reduced Energy Use

Aside from the energy used in manufacturing new roof materials to replace your aging roof, an old, unmaintained roof also leads to more energy wastage. Getting a professional roof repair and then adding a coat can make your roof more effective in protecting the building from heat gain. This means your HVAC doesn’t have to work twice as hard just to make the indoor environment comfortable.

To discuss the installation of a roof coating over your property, get in touch with State Roofing. Call us today at (360) 794-7164 or tell us about your project here. We’re ready to help you in Seattle, Everett and Bothell, WA.

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