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Helpful Hints

Proper roof preparation is essential for successful coating application. We recommend that these application suggestions be used as a guideline for applying Snow Roof Systems products. Please remember, these are only suggestions. Product durability depends upon surface preparation and sufficient material usage for thickness. Always run a test patch first, in an inconspicuous area, to ensure proper adhesion and drying.

There are literally hundreds of different types of roof applications and situations. The majority of these roofing systems can be saved and the life extended dramatically when properly coated. For product information or technical assistance, explore this web site, or contact us.

Weather & Drying Guidelines

Snow Roof Systems products are best applied between 50 to 90F (10 to 32C) on warm dry surfaces. Apply when the streets are dry, the sun is in the sky, and no inclement weather is in the forecast. Dries in 2-8 hours, depending on thickness of application and weather; cures in 24 hours. Low temperatures, high humidity, and evening and morning dew will require increased drying/curing time.

Application Tools/Materials

Depending upon the roughness of surface, preparation, and specific application, Snow Roof Systems products may require one or more of the following:



Roof Maintenance Systems Simplified

Good: For roofs in good condition (not leaking). One or two coats of topcoat (Snow Roof, Roofer's Best, Mobile Coat). Estimated life: 3-5 years.

Better: For older roofs with minor leaks. Two coats of Elasto-Seal undercoat with Seam Tape at seams, vents and cracks, plus two coats of topcoat (Snow Roof, Roofer's Best, Mobile Coat). Estimated life: 5-7 years.

Best: Heavy-duty maintenance system for older roofs with multiple layers. Two coats of Elasto-Seal undercoat with Seam Tape at seams, vents and cracks, plus three coats of topcoat (Snow Roof, Roofer's Best, Mobile Coat). Estimated life: 7-10 years.