This storm season has been devastating. Make a swift recovery and a lasting waterproof fix to your roof with Ames.
Ames produces premium, water-based, environmentally friendly, elastomeric, waterproof acrylic and rubber coatings. There really is nothing else quite like it out there. Here we will walk you through how to properly use Ames products to create a waterproof seal and repair your roof using a plywood system. If you are curious about fixing a certain kind of roof or a different method, check out our other DIY articles or call us at 888-345-0809!
Read all label instructions before beginning application. Always run a test patch first in an inconspicuous area, to ensure that proper adhesion and drying occurs and that the product works to your satisfaction. It is suggested that if the plywood has not been installed, to coat the plywood on all sides with one coat of Super Elasto-Barrier®. All major cracks, joints, and seams should be caulked and filled with an Ames Blue Max® trowel-grade coating and filler. Do not use any silicone caulk. Make sure the surface is as smooth as possible. Difficult surfaces such as concrete, vinyl, or EPDM Rubber require one or two coats of Super Primer™ for adhesion to the surface. You may paint, roll or spray onto the surface.
Using Ames Seam Tape All surfaces with joints, cracks, flashing or where two
Strengthening After seam taping, the next step is to embed Polyester Contouring Roof Fabric to give your roof