United Asphalt Company has been in business for 55 years. To better serve you, we’ve provided answers to some of our most frequently asked questions (FAQs).
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Can I alter United Asphalt products with thinner?
All of United Asphalt products are modified during the manufacturing process for the change of seasons. Therefore, any alterations after the manufacturing process can cause product failure and shorten lifespan. Thinning out any solvent based product is in a direct violation of federal laws and regulations.
Can roof coatings or primers be applied if rain is approaching?
A roof coating or primer should not be applied to any surface with a threat of rain within 24 hours.
After it rains, how long do I have to wait before applying roof coating or primer?
The surface must be fully dry before applying any roof coating or primer, recommended wait time is 24 to 48 hours.
Will ponding water affect aluminum coating?
Aluminum coating will not perform well in ponding areas due to the accumulation of water, dirt, & debris. This prevents the reflectance of the coating and will work its way under the coating causing delamination from the roof surface.
Can United Asphalt products be used on single-ply systems (EPDM, PVC & TPO)?
United Asphalt Company offers various products that will adhere to single-ply systems. Never use an asphalt based product to any of these systems. Please contact your United Asphalt sales representative for the proper application for your single-ply roof.
How do I clean up United Asphalt products?
Please refer to the specific product SDS (Safety Data Sheet).
Can I sample a product that might be a solution to an upcoming job?
United Asphalt Company offers active industry professionals in our service area the opportunity to sample some of our newest and most popular products.
Is United Asphalt affiliated with any other organizations?
Yes, United Asphalt is a recognized member of a number of industry associations.