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Closed Cell Spray Foam Fights the Summer Heat

Summer is here again, and temperatures have already climbed to extreme highs — do you have energy-saving closed cell spray foam roofing and insulation installed at your commercial building? You should — I’ll explain. The harsh summer conditions of North Texas mean the utility costs for energy consumption are skyrocketing as you attempt to keep…

If You Have a Leaky Rubber Roof, Coating Options Could Prevent Costly Replacement

Before you make the really expensive decision to replace your commercial EPDM or rubber roof, you might want to consider an alternative — when it comes to rubber roofs, coating options are available that could help cover some of the inherent shortcomings of these roofing systems and extend the life of your existing roof.

Choosing Flat Roof Materials — What to Do When It’s Time to Replace My Commercial Roof

There are a lot of choices on the market for flat roof materials, and it can be difficult to choose which one is best when it comes time to replace that aging, leaky roof on your commercial building. It can seem like a tough decision at first glance. Let’s consider the pluses and minuses of…

Closed Cell Foam vs Open Cell Foam — Which Is Best for Commercial Use?

When it comes to the question of closed cell foam vs open cell foam, the two types of polyurethane foam used for roofing and insulation are not the same, even though they often look similar and can be difficult to distinguish by simple appearance. These two families of polyurethane foam products bring very different advantages…

Spray Foam Roofing Survives Severe Hurricane Conditions

Although major hurricanes like Katrina, Ivan, Ike, Rita, and the most recent one that raged through Puerto Rico, Maria, leave unbelievable damage in their wakes, spray foam roofing is proving through each storm event that it can survive these unbelievable conditions. That means spray foam roofing (also called spray polyurethane foam, or SPF),  may be…

Weatherproof Roofing — SPF and Elastomeric Coatings Are Ready for Anything

The weather in North Texas is a constant factor in our daily routines, affecting our business lives and budgets — weatherproof roofing can bring you peace of mind as a business owner. The summer utility bills skyrocket every year, and constantly changing winter conditions can cause headaches for businesses, too. Have you ever wondered if…

Foam Roofing — 6 Advantages of a Spray Polyurethane Foam Roof  

At DFW Urethane, we firmly believe that an SPF (spray polyurethane foam) roofing system is the best option for the majority of commercial buildings — both those in need of a solution to their current failing roof and new constructions. Here are 5 reasons why we’re sold on spray polyurethane foam roofing systems, and why…

Foam Insulation and R-Value — A False Measurement

When asked to insulate commercial buildings, we often recommend SPF (spray polyurethane foam) insulation. R-value, the commercial rating for insulation, isn’t the reason. R-value is an out-of-date calculation originally meant to rate the efficiency of insulation products and was adopted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect consumers against false sales claims. Foam Insulation…

In the Face of Disaster, Texas Stands Together

Thanks to our great team of employees, customers, suppliers, friends, and people who just wanted to help, we are going to be able to help the people in Orange, TX affected by Hurricane Harvey and make a positive impact in their lives. Thanks to their generous donations of time, money, and resources, here’s what we’re…

Insulation for Metal Buildings — Getting Control of the Temperature

Let’s talk about insulation for metal buildings.   Cooling and energy costs are certainly cause for concern in this part of the country, where we have a lot of direct sunlight and triple-digit temperatures — insulation for metal buildings is important for many homes and businesses. You might think that extreme heat and sun would…