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Roof Longevity Through Restoration

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Release Date: 03/15/2024

The Right Solution for the Right Roof show art The Right Solution for the Right Roof

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In this CoatingsTalk, Karen Edwards talks with Alan Tatum and Jon Feick from Bitec about the importance of roof inspections and determining the right solution for the right roof. With years of experience, Alan and Jon share how the industry needs to look closely at every roof to determine if it can be restored with coatings/liquid-applied systems or needs a full tear off and reroof. It is a critical question for building owners and contractors and in this CoatingsTalk we explore how with thorough inspections and strong communications, contractors are creating sustainable long-term roofing...

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Coating Courts with Innovation show art Coating Courts with Innovation

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Heidi J. Ellsworth visits with Tom Magner from California Sports Surfaces to talk about this exciting and unique space for liquid-applied products. Tom lays out the unique challenges that sport surfaces manufactures face when formulating their products as well as innovations that have set California Sports Surfaces apart from the crowd. Listen to this episode to know why California Sports Surfaces is the best choice for whatever level of play — professional, college, recreational or even residential.        Are you a contractor...

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Concrete Protection 101 show art Concrete Protection 101

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Karen Edwards visits with Jeffrey Wells from APF Polymer Surfaces to discuss the exciting variety of concrete flooring applications that contractors need to know about for success. Jeffrey describes the different parts of a concrete coating system and how they protect both the concrete and the people walking on the finished product. He also offers some advice to help contractors get started on offering concrete coatings to their customers. Listen now to get up to date with the facts about concrete flooring!  Learn more at CoatingsCoffeeShop.com! ...

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Build Manufacturer Relationships for Success show art Build Manufacturer Relationships for Success

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Karen Edwards is joined by John McDermott from KARNAK to talk about how contractors can satisfy their business needs by building relationships with manufacturers. John describes how contractors’ business needs may vary based on the size of their business, the type of work they do and the regions they serve. Then he outlines how KARNAK structures their Q Applicator program to meet these different needs and grow relationships with their customers. Having great products can only get you so far! John tells us all about the support available from KARNAK, from...

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Keeping your Customers Front & Center show art Keeping your Customers Front & Center

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Karen Edwards sits down with Jeff Hung and Marisol Masferrer from Kool Seal, a Sherwin-Williams' brand, to discuss sales and customer support in the coatings space. The Kool Seal team describes how a customer-centric culture within your sales team can support contractors and grow relationships. They outline some of the factors unique to the roof coatings sales and how to address them to help contractors break into this growing market. Listen now to hear great insights for coatings contractors and suppliers alike from this experienced sales team backed by...

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Liquid-applied Roofing Insights show art Liquid-applied Roofing Insights

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In this CoatingsTalk, Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Josh Poole of Tremco to talk about liquid-applied roofing systems and the importance of correct installation methods and training.  As the product manager for Tremco liquid-applied products, Josh works not only with the Tremco R&D team but closely with the Weatherproofing Technology Inc. (WTI) installation crews to develop and launch superior roofing products.  He talks to Heidi about how the right products installed by highly skilled and trained crews can transform a deteriorating yet functional roof into a long-lasting,...

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Thoughts from a 30-year Coatings Veteran show art Thoughts from a 30-year Coatings Veteran

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Karen Edwards sits down with Brady Kolden from Polyglass. Brady is a 30-year coatings veteran and discusses his unique perspective of the past and present of the coatings industry. Brady introduces us to the intricacies of liquid-applied roofing and sheds light on Polyglass, a leading manufacturer in the field. He explores the unique challenges faced in liquid-applied roofing and how companies have adapted to address these challenges. They also delve into material trends, including the ongoing conversation concerning acrylic and silicone coatings. Discover the...

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Maintenance, Restoration and Operations Excellence show art Maintenance, Restoration and Operations Excellence

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In this CoatingsTalk, Heidi J. Ellsworth meets with Dylan Wheeler, the Strategic Account Manager at TRP Roofing Products, a SOPREMA Group Company. Today’s building owners and facility managers are looking for solutions for their facilities and Dylan shares how SOPREMA and TRP are co-branding to offer contractors the ability to provide that long-term roofing performance. Heidi and Dylan discuss the various levels of service and the timing to determine the needs of a roof whether it be maintenance, repair or reroof. They also dive into the options available for coating all types of roofing...

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Building Loyal Customers show art Building Loyal Customers

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Heidi J. Ellsworth visits with Athony Martin and Kyle Infante from APOC to talk about customer loyalty and what that means from a business perspective. Contractors want to use the best materials, but having great products is only half the battle. Kyle and Anthony share the importance of the voice of the customer and how critical it is in building loyal customers to listen and then provide what they need. From training and marketing assistance to discounts and rewards, Kyle and Anthony provide the big picture on how businesses can work with manufacturers for...

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Sustainability in Coil Coatings show art Sustainability in Coil Coatings

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In this episode of CoatingsCast, Heidi J. Ellsworth and Amanda Paterline, Americas Commercial Marketing Manager, Coil and Extrusion Coatings at AkzoNobel and Tessa Slagter, Sustainable Innovation Manager - Industrial Coatings at AkzoNobel, delve into the world of sustainability. They examine the critical role that coil coatings play in environmental conservation and building longevity while contributing to the circularity of the built environment. Join us as we explore these questions and more, shedding light on the importance of sustainability in coil coatings and the innovative solutions...

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In this CoatingsTalk, Heidi J. Ellsworth and Chris Huettig of KARNAK are together to dive deep into roof restoration. Chris and Heidi talk about how restoring and maintaining roofs can be a boon for your business, your customers and the whole planet! Chris describes the lifecycle of different roofs and what can be done at each stage to strengthen and maintain them. He also discusses common practices and products that contractors use for roof restorations. Tune in for this exciting CoatingsTalk for the what, why, where, when and how of roof restoration.   

 

 

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