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Repairs & Maintenance

How to Maintain and Repair Flat Roofs

The roof of your building is always going to be a vital concern. If any damage comes to it, it can have an enormous effect on the rest of your building. It can be very expensive to replace an entire roof. But don’t panic, it’s possible to maintain and protect a roof so that it can last for years. Maintenance ...

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GacoPro 100% Silicone Roof Coating – How To Guide

It is extremely important to get the roof clean and dry. First remove heavy deposits of dirt, leaves and other debris from the roof, then inspect the entire roof surface and flashings for any open seams, tears, cuts, etc. Repair these flaws so water is not blown in under membrane during the cleaning process. Pressure wash roof with water and ...

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Surface Preparation Methods for Steel Explained

A Glossary Of Steel Surface Preparation Methods Due to the manufacturing and production methods of iron and steel they have a surface condition which is not compatible with the application of paint coatings. Steel in particular, has a dark appearance which results from a surface layer of mill scale. It is essential to eliminate all traces of mill scale and corrosion ...

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An Easy Guide to Paint Specification Preparation Standards for Metal

Paint Specification Preparation Standards for Metal Paint specifications produced for larger painting projects are often heavily abbreviated, below we have focused on some of the most common preparation standards for metal surfaces that are often abbreviated – blast cleaning to pure metal being Sa 3, for example. Against each preparation standard we have given a short description of how the ...

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