Thoughts & Ideas about spray foam roofing

The art of finding the right spray foam roofing contractor.

June 5, 2019

Yes, believe it or not, it is an art to find the right sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF) roofing contractor and you will become the artist during your journey. Making the decision to replace your flat roof is one thing, but finding a competent spray foam roofing contractor is another. Where do you go to find…

To Yelp or not to Yelp? That is the question.

May 20, 2019

I definitely have a “love/dislike” relationship with Yelp and as time goes by, I’m leaning more on the side of “dislike”. Though this post may not be at all about foam roofing, I think it’s helpful regarding the reality of Yelp and how they operate. My biggest issue with Yelp is their sales staff and…

Foam roof & solar integration. What are the benefits?

May 10, 2019

Renew & revive your existing flat roof.

May 7, 2019

Who’s telling you that you need to tear your old foam roof off & replace it? The majority of foam roofs, do not need to be replaced. In fact, even your tar & gravel, torch down, built up or bitumen roof doesn’t need to be replaced, it just needs to be restored. Because most existing…

The floor plan of your home is only 1,200 square feet, but your roof measures 2,000 square feet?

May 4, 2019

Most residential flat roofs have a 18″-24″ overhang that travels around the entire perimeter of the roof. As well, a majority of residential flat roofs have an attached garage. Only the living space is included in the floor plan of the house when you buy it, so you’ll need to add some square footage to…

How to know you’re not getting screwed by your spray foam contractor.

May 3, 2019

Once you sign the contract, your foam roof salesperson should have educated you fairly well regarding the process. If you feel like you’re being “pushed” into something you’re not quite sure about, you’re probably not ready to sign. Actually, this would be the first sign that you’re about to get screwed. Here are a few…

To granule a foam roof or not to granule? That is the question…

May 2, 2019

If you’re thinking of installing a foam roof system, you’ve probably had a couple of salespeople come by with a sample cutaway of the foam with coating on top. In most instances, the foam sample you see has a granulated top-coat. Depending on whether your roof is commercial or residential, should decide whether you want…

Can I walk on a spray foam roof?

April 26, 2019

This is a question I get all the time. “Can I walk on a spray foam roof?”. The answer is “yes, you can!”. Not only can you walk on a spray foam roof, but thousands upon thousands of commercial spray foam roofs have ongoing maintenance performed on a daily basis (compressors, HVAC units, Skylights, etc…).…

Does your flat roof have all its drain screens?

April 23, 2019

In most cities, drain screens are required in order for your roof to be “up to code”. One of the sticklers when getting a roofing permit signed off is drain screens. The other two things are fireplace spark arrestors and Carbon Dioxide alarms inside the home. These are all potential reasons why the building inspector…

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2019

Happy Mother Earth Day to all reading this! What a great time to remember that a spray foam roof is the best possible way you can contribute to her comfort & safety. Renovating and insulating your roof with foam should be a priority if this is your year for a new roof. You will reduce…