EPDM Rubber Roof Coating

Application Instructions


Pressure wash when possible using pure water. Be sure the surface is clean. remove all dust, dirt, and debris and completely dry before the application of the coating. Read all label instructions before beginning. Surface must be in savable condition, be clean and dry, and have proper drainage. Always run a test patch first in an inconspicuous area, to ensure that proper adhesion and drying occurs and the product works to your satisfaction. Use Ames® Peel & Stick™ adhesive seam tape and tape all joints, seams, and around vents. Do not use any soaps or detergents to clean the surface. Call toll free 1-888-345-0809 for specific instructions.


Ames® premium elastomeric roof coatings can be applied with a paint brush, a push broom, a low nap roller with a long handle, or a commercial/industrial airless sprayer. In addition, you may need Ames® Peel & Stick™ Seam Tape and scissors, a utility knife and a standard paint tray.

For larger commercial jobs, we recommend a commercial/industrial airless sprayer. Call with questions or  Click Here for Sprayer Specifications

Need help? Call toll free 1-888-345-0809 to speak with a waterproofing expert.


Optional: Apply Blue Max to any seams, cracks, splits, transitions, around any vents or units and skylights, or where two unlike surfaces meet., let dry. Apply Ames® Peel & Stick™ Seam Tape™  to seams, cracks, splits, transitions, around any vents or units and skylights, or where two unlike surfaces meet. For the tape to work properly, it has to be on a smooth surface.

Step 1: Prime with  Ames® Blue Max® at the rate of 1-2 gallon per 100 sq. ft. 

Step 2: Finish the application by applying Ames® Maximum-Stretch® or other similar Ames® acrylic roof coating at the rate of 2 gallons per 100 square feet for a highly reflective energy saving roof system.

EPDM rubber roof coating

Estimated Coverage:

The product coverage rate for Ames® Blue Max® and Ames® Maximum-Stretch® is 1-2 gallons per 100 sq. ft. Rough or uneven surfaces may require additional product.

Weather & Drying Guidelines:

Ames® roofing products is best applied between 50° to 90° F (10° to 32° C) on warm dry surfaces. Apply when the streets are dry, the sun is in the sky and no inclement weather is forecast. Starts to dry in about 2-8 hours, depending on thickness of application and weather. It is recommended to allow a minimum of 24 hours between coats with no rain in the forecast and no freezing temperatures. Low temperatures, high humidity and evening and morning dew will require increased drying/curing time. Do not apply after 2pm for best drying. The earlier you can put it on, the better. Make sure any morning dew is completely dried off before proceeding.

Clean-up, Storage, and Disposal:

Clean tools and small spills with pure water, no soaps or detergents needed. Store unused product in its original container, tightly sealed and protect from freezing. Dispose of this product in accordance with local, state, or federal requirements.

Products for EPDM Rubber Roof

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Ames® Maximum-Stretch® is a thick, high quality rubber and acrylic elastomeric roof coating designed specifically for waterproofing, repairing and maintaining many different types of roofs.


Ames Blue Max Liquid Rubber Waterproof Sealant

Blue Max®

Ames® Blue Max® is a special blend of adhesive, high strength elastomeric liquid rubber. It is a new, impenetrable, rubber technology for waterproofing in extreme wet situations such as below grade foundations, basement walls and a base coat for certain roof types.

Peel & Stick™ Seam Tape

Ames® Peel & Stick™ Seam Tape is a self-adhesive, contouring seam tape for reinforcement over seams and cracks and around vents. Easy to apply.