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Choosing the Right Underlayment for Roof and Wall Systems

Choosing the right underlayment for your next commercial building project is essential to a successful outcome. A high-performance underlayment can help ensure your building envelope is both air and watertight. Luckily, Garland offers underlayment options to seal and protect the entire building envelope. This variety of high-performance underlayments provides an extra layer of dependable waterproofing […]

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Project Highlight: Restoring the Center of Campus Life at Indiana State University

Completed in 1909, Normal Hall is the second oldest surviving building on the Indiana State University campus in Terre Haute, Indiana – about one hour west of Indianapolis. Since then, Normal Hall has undergone multiple renovations, including an addition added in 1957. But by 2010, the grand neo-classical building was largely unoccupied and falling into […]

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What makes a roofing product “green”?

Incorporating post-consumer recycled tires and recycled glass bottles in our modified bitumen systems are two ways that make our products more eco-friendly. One of the most overlooked eco-friendly characteristics is the longevity and sustainability of a product. All Garland systems are engineered and designed with the goal of reaching more than 30 years of service life. […]

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What’s a Hybrid Sealant?

For years, the most commonly used sealants and caulks in the commercial building industry included urethanes, solvent-based silicones and acrylics. For the most part, those types of sealants performed as expected, keeping air, water, insects and dust out of buildings at windows or gaps in walls or joints. Although they have long been trusted in […]

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New Roofing Product: High-Temperature Underlayment for Metal Roof Systems

We are excited to announce a new product for our customers — R-Mer® Seal, a self-adhering underlayment for our high-performance metal roof systems. When installing a metal roof system, choosing an underlayment is crucial. This layer not only acts as the secondary waterproofing protection for the system, but it must also be able to withstand high temperatures. […]

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Here’s Why It’s Time To Consider a KEE Hybrid Roof

As building and facility owners perpetually demand improvement in the performance of thermoset and thermoplastic roof membranes, researchers and chemists have continued to evolve and advance their technologies and capabilities. While improvements have been made to improve the performance of both TPO’s and PVC’s, KEE is indisputably the highest-performing thermoplastic roof membrane on the market. […]

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Moisture in your building? That’s scarier than a haunted house!

In this season of black cats and spooky pumpkins, here’s something that really scares us: moisture intrusion and leaky roofs. Whether you’re already dealing with leaks in your facility, or you’re looking for a preventative maintenance plan to prevent future leaks, our experienced project engineers have the answers. For example, the top four methods to […]

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Is my roof storm ready? Use our storm checklist.

This storm season has affected several states in the United States this year. It’s a good reminder to plan ahead for extreme weather and natural disasters. For starters, use this checklist as a guide. Checklist for Roof Storm Preparedness: Check all internal drains, scuppers, and downspouts are clear of debris and operational Note areas of any […]

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Welcome to the Garland Family, KEE-Stone Thermoplastic Membrane

Garland is pleased to add a brand new, high performance membrane to our family of roofing products… KEE-Stone FB 60. KEE-Stone’s unique compound, formulated using the highest grade DuPont™ Elvaloy® HP Ketone Ethylene Ester (KEE), provides superior resistance to UV degradation and heat resistance while retaining its low-temperature flexibility, which translates into a longer-lasting roof. KEE-Stone […]

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