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Polyurethane Rail Road Analogy

Have you ever wondered what we mean when we talk about the curing process of a polyurethane coating, or why it is an effective water barrier once cured?   Ever needed a better way of explaining what a polyurethane coating is without needing a chemistry book?  Here is a useful analogy that should help explain what […]

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What are the different types of Concrete roof decks?

What are the different types of Concrete roof decks? Structural Concrete Deck – A cast-in-place concrete deck serves as an integral part of the structure and designed to carry heavy loads.  Normal weight concrete is typically used for cast-in-place construction. Beneath the roof cover, structural concrete roof decks are commonly topside insulated using adhered insulation […]

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Effects of Greases, Oil, and Chemicals on Low-Slope Roofing Materials

Did you know that greases, oil, and chemical effluents can be even harder on your roof than the weather?  Roofing systems are intended to provide protection from natural elements such as rain, snow, hail, sleet, etc.  Low-slope roofing systems that are properly designed, installed and maintained should provide the user with satisfactory protection from these […]

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The Value of High-Performance Dual-Fiberglass and Polyester-Reinforced Membranes

  Garland’s premium membranes are reinforced by a dual fiberglass and polyester scrim providing excellent tear and tensile strength while incorporating extended elongation characteristics providing a high-performance membrane for today’s building needs.  Garland has combined two traditional reinforcement technologies allowing our membranes to possess the superior strength of fiberglass while incorporating the elongation and fatigue […]

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