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Why Choose Conklin Roofing Systems in the Des Moines IA Area?



Why I choose to become a Conklin Preferred Contractor.  From the humbling beginnings of Harry Conklin, who by the way started this company in his garage.  He now has a national known company.  With Ten’s of thousands of Independent Contractors.   With Hawkeye Flat Roof Solutions being one of our Independent  Contractors.  One thing that has remained the same is their commitment to manufacturing hard working products.

As you learn about Conklin, you will decide that this is the roofing solution for your business. Hopefully we here at Hawkeye Flat Roof Solutions is here to answer any and all questions you may have.  Believe it or not Conklin is celebrating almost 50 years in business, and that says a lot about a company.


Advantages of Singly Ply Membrane Systems

Going with a Singly Ply Membrane Systems here are some advantages:  Stops leaks with Superior waterproofing; Increase energy efficiency and lowers utility expense with its cool, white reflective surface; Extends the life of the existing roof system.

This system will eliminate future roof tear-offs.  Years from now when it’s time to renew the superior protection of your Conklin Roof System, a simple re-coat will do the job.  In most cases, multiple re-coats can be done for the entire life or your roof system.  Saving you the expense of a new roof.  With our re-coat, our material warranty may also be extended.


Recoup your Costs


A great return on your investment is another important reason to choose Conklin’s membrane coating system.  Who doesn’t like saving money on utility bills?


Conklin Membrane Coating System Application


First thing we do is Power wash and clean with WAC II roof cleaner.  Second step:  Prime the surface with Tack Coat Primer.  Third step:  Reinforce seams with spunflex embedded in Rapid Roof III Base Coat or Equinox Base Coat.  Fourth step:  Seal entire roof with rapid roof III Top Coat or Equinox Top Coat.


Spray Foam Roof System


Installing a spray Polyurethane Foam Rooming system to your commercial roof has many benefits. With our utility prices going through the roof. (No Pun Intended) every business owner is looking for ways to lower their costs.  The foam roof insulation solution that our company installs, it will change your old roof from an energy-wasteful system into a “green” roofing system that will help keep energy costs down.  In fact the spray foam roofing system can pay for itself in energy savings within 7 years.  That is what I call a savings.

With Conklin coating system the foam is so light weight about 8 ounces per square foot.  It can be applied over most existing roof systems without exceeding the structural load capacity.  It is amazingly strong, easily withstanding light foot traffic and other weight requirements.

Foam is ideal for going over any sound, dry commercial roof such as . . . Gravel roofs, smooth built up roofs, metal roofs, and fully adhered single ply roof.


Steps to Applying the Foam Roof


Step 1:  Surface preparation – Surface preparation by pressure washing or vacuuming the roof.  If you use the pressure washer, make sure that the roof is good and dry before you continue to the next step.

Step 2:  Apply Foam Insulation – Apply polyurethane minimum of 1 inch of foam to the required thickness.  Make sure you check all of the specifications before you start this process.

Step 3:  Apply Acrylic Coating – spray acrylic base and top coat to protect the foam from the elements.  This will help you roof last longer.

Step 4:  Your energy efficient sealed roof is now 80% reflective UV protected.  And you will start by saving on your Utility bills.

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