The Definitive Guide to Silicone Roof Coating Systems

July 23, 2021 9:43 am

What is a Silicone Roof Coating System?

A silicone roof coating system is a single layer (applied in one or two coats) of silicone that’s rolled or sprayed on as a liquid to fill in cracks, blisters, seams and adds an extra layer of protection from the elements.

How long does a Silicone Roof Coating Last?

A good silicone coating could last up to 15 years with proper bi-annual maintenance and inspection.


How much is a Silicone Roof Coating Cost?

A silicone coating system usually costs between $2 and $3.50 per square foot.

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Can I apply a Silicone Roof System to any type of roof?

Silicone Roof Coating Systems are ideally used for Flat roofs or Low Sloped Roof surfaces. 

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Harvard Plaza in Burbank

We designed a high-end coating restoration system on a 10 story roof which allowed for a 20-year warranty without having to fully remove the entire roof. We swept and downloaded all of the existing aggregate rock, and then installed an asphalt and polyester reinforced Silicone coating system. This allowed the roof to reach Title 24 compliance for cool roofing standard. 


Is Silicone Rood Coating Worth It?

AVOID TIME-CONSUMING AND COSTLY TEAR-OFFS. By re-covering, you save on labor costs and avoid landfill expenses, plus your existing roof can be re-covered without any interruption to normal business operations.

EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR ROOF. By renewing your roof, you’ll never need to replace the roof again.

REDUCE ENERGY COSTS. The highly-reflective, glossy finish, silicone roof coatings can help reduce energy costs.

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The Bottom Line:

A Silicone Roof Coating Systems provide a proven, guaranteed solution for renewing your weathered roof. They can be applied to virtually any existing roofing surface to create a seamless membrane that protects against permanent ponding water, ultraviolet light and severe weather.

The key advantages of using a silicone roofing system:


  • Silicone is permanent and will not degrade, chalk or crack under harsh UV rays.
  • Silicone forms a seamless membrane that withstands permanent ponding water without softening.
  • Silicone creates a smooth surface that offers excellent resistance to mold, mildew and staining

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