Global Steel Price Hike: What’s The Alternative to Repair Your Rusty Roof?
25 May 2021
This has impacted many UK manufacturers whose core material is steel, with increased prices and lead times across many of their product ranges. It is claimed that there are a number of factors that have contributed to this price hike, with increased…
CPDs: What’s Driving Your Decisions?
6 May 2021
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a crucial element towards the enhancement of both personal and professional skills, and if you’re an architect or surveyor, it’s a mandatory commitment - with a certain number of hours allotted to CPD each…
Metal Roof Overlapping: To Seal or Not to Seal
24 March 2021
This is perhaps the most favoured opinion when you speak to the majority of roof sealant manufacturers out there, and one which we, at Alltimes Coatings, support. In simple terms, adding sealant under the overlaps of the metal roofing will prevent…
Why Millimetres Matter with Roof Sealant Applications
23 March 2021
When working with a new company, I find it useful to speak to the guys responsible for applying the product, talk them through how it’s done and answer any questions they might have, ideally on site. It was whilst I was preparing for one of these tr…
Hybrid Metal Roof Protection: Pros & Cons
30 October 2020
The Pros of Hybrid Coatings Hybrid coatings combine the better properties of silicone and polyurethane coatings, without their key downfalls. Overall, hybrid coatings are strong and durable, with good elasticity and weatherability. Other benefits of…
Silicone Metal Roof Protection: Pros & Cons
29 October 2020
The Pros Silicone Coatings There are several benefits to silicone coatings which is why they are often specified for metal roofs. Firstly, they have good overall elasticity and weatherability. They can protect a roof well against rain and wind while…
3 Steps to Deal with Rust on Roofs
27 October 2020
What to Do When Your Roof is Rusting? #1 Remove as Much Rust as You Can As rust can spread, as soon as you notice rust you should act fast. Putting a halt to corrosion means fixing parts where rust can be solved quickly, such as around fixings and…
Metal Roof Protection: What Are the Coating Technologies?
26 October 2020
Silicone Coatings Silicone coatings are often specified for metal roofs as they have good overall elasticity and weatherability as well as are good at withstanding thermal differences. They also dry off quite quickly when it has been raining. Howeve…
Steel Roofs: When Does the Corrosion Start?
23 September 2020
Steel roofs are found on many industrial buildings due to their protective nature, but unfortunately, they are not as long-lasting as we would hope. Steel roofs rust and corrode over time, but when does the corrosion start? Many steel roofs can have…
What Is the True Cost of Corrosion?
15 September 2020
If you are responsible for the management of commercial or industrial buildings with metal roofs you will know the cost associated with corrosion damage. The cost of material, labour, and any disruptions to work schedules inside the building can all …
What Is Rust and How Can It Affect Roofs?
2 September 2020
What Is Rust? Rust is the generic term for corrosion, specifically where iron has been exposed to oxygen and water and started to corrode. It forms a red, flaky surface to the metal which is called iron oxide. Corrosion can occur on many metals, ho…
Metal Roof Protection: How Graphene Enhances Coatings
17 August 2020
Advantage Graphene is revolutionising the metal roof coatings industry! Graphene has many unique properties but when added to a superior protective hybrid coating like Advantage it increases the resistance to corrosion making it a superior and impene…
Advantage Graphene Metal Roof Protection: The Eco Credentials
5 August 2020
Advantage Graphene roof coating is simply an enhancement of the already advanced and protective hybrid coating, Advantage. It combines the best properties of silicone and polyurethane to protect the surface of metal from oxygen and water and therefor…
How Do the Properties of Graphene Protect Against Rust?
21 July 2020
According to data from the Financial Times, corrosion in its many forms is estimated to cost the global economy $3 trillion a year due to damage to steel buildings and infrastructure. Corrosion and rust can be a nightmare for any building owner, the …
How can I do a DIY felt roof repair?
21 July 2020
Learn how you can repair a felt roof yourself, easily and with long lasting results - all you need is the right product. Felt roofs were a popular flat roof covering option up until well into the 1990s as they can be an excellent economical roofing …
Recoating Fibreglass Roofs
16 July 2020
Can you recoat your fibreglass roof to effectively restore its look and stop leaks or potential problems? Fibreglass, or Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP), roofs have become increasingly popular over recent years. And for good reason. When properly ins…
What Is Graphene and How Can It Protect Metal Roofs?
14 July 2020
Graphene is a one-atom-thick layer of carbon atoms arranged in a crystal lattice structure and has an unsurpassed combination of unique properties and benefits, especially for protecting against corrosion. Scientists have been trying to study it sin…
What is brick sealant and how does it prevent penetrating damp?
9 July 2020
How does brick waterproofing protect exterior walls and paving slabs whilst keeping them looking better for longer? Here’s the answer…nano-coating technology. Imagine if your exterior brickwork had the ability to repel water, leaving you with dry, h…
Can you repair a fibreglass roof?
3 March 2020
Fibreglass roofs tend to be extremely durable but, like any roof, over time it can become worn and brittle and this results in cracks and holes appearing. If you prepare and coat an entire fibreglass roof correctly then you won't need to revisit it f…
Best roof coating to fix rusty metal roofing
25 February 2020
Industrial metal roof coating made easy There's no need to re-invent the wheel - with Advantage Graphene you get the advanced technology of Graphene but in a hybrid coating that is familiar and easy to apply. It is damp tolerant, so no more wasting …
Emergency roof repair solutions to get you through the winter
5 December 2019
Emergency Roof Repair – what can I use? The temperature is dropping and the last thing you need is a leaking roof. If the roof gets damaged, then the rest of the building will follow. Your roof takes a big battering throughout the year, especially i…
Ageing Asbestos Roof Given New Lease of Life
31 October 2019
A 1,400sqm asbestos roof on a Plymouth karting track was completely rejuvenated with Alltimes Coatings's new Advantage for Asbestos system. A single component, solvent free coating, Advantage is a moisture cured hybrid system that is saving roofing c…
How to fix ponding water on a flat roof
10 October 2019
After any rainfall lands on a flat roof, water will begin to pool. On a performing flat roof ponding water is not a problem as it will drain, or even evaporate, away. However when your flat roof has uneven areas due to sagging, an insufficient slope,…
Advantage Graphene launched at the Advanced Materials Show
10 July 2019
Combining the already recoatable system with one of the thinnest, but strongest materials in existence – graphene - the coating forms a virtually impenetrable barrier and is your ideal solution for long lasting metal roof repair, giving unparallele…
Coatings experts launch the next generation in roofing systems
20 March 2019
It’s start/stop technology also means Advantage can be applied in stages without any time restrictions, giving contractors a new level of freedom and flexibility: “It’s fully recoatable, says Nigel. “Most systems you have to re-coat within a few hour…
Your South West supplier of Noxyde - Water-based corrosion protection
13 February 2019
The top 10 Benefits of Noxyde include: Ultimate corrosion protection, even in severe conditions with protection up to C5-M 200% elastic coat does not crack or peel Ready to use – no need to waste time with mixing and induction tim…
Why Alltimes Coatings is your best choice when it comes to roof coatings
22 January 2019
While your competitors' manufacturer sits in a factory somewhere, we're by your side every step of the way! Get in touch today to see how we can help your next roofing project!
New Year, New Roof – Why EPDM is the ultimate metal coating
8 January 2019
For metal roofs, there is only one coating to turn to, the world's only true EPDM rubber in a liquid form, combining all the weatherproofing qualities of EPDM rubber with easy application and seamless finish. Available to BUY NOW
Make your roof Santa friendly in time for Christmas!
12 December 2018
What are you waiting for? If you have a crack or hole in your roof which needs fixing, BUY NOW to repair you roof in time for Christmas!
How Liquid Rubber saved a leaking flat roof!
27 November 2018
With this easy to use and long lasting solution, the job was completed hassle-free, on time and the Customer was left with a leak-free flat roof ready for Winter! If you have a flat roof which is causing you problems, or would just like some free ex…
Rain rain go away, but you can come back later today...
17 October 2018
If you need an instant solution to stop your leak, then Pour N Plug is your ideal product. It not only repairs your roof instantly, but it's able to seal cracks and holes underwater, meaning you can stop your leak no matter what the conditions outsid…
Top tips to tackle Roofs, Gutters and Walls this Winter
10 October 2018
Be prepared this Winter with the products you need and don't get caught out in the rain!
Protect your roof with Coloured Liquid rubber!
26 September 2018
If you are looking for an industrial or commercial roofer in the Portsmouth, Southampton or wider Hampshire area, we can put you in touch with our local approved roofing contractor. He not only uses our liquid rubbers for fibreglass, metal and flat r…
Prevent penetrating damp in just a few simple steps
22 August 2018
We test Alltimes Liquid rubber on an asbestos roof!
1 August 2018
Roof painting in three easy steps
21 June 2018
Join the growing industry of roof painting and start taking on new projects today. Thanks to the friendly experts over at ISO Paint, spraying a paint is now quicker and easier than ever. As well as the long lasting durability, UV resistance and flexi…
Best roofing tape for asbestos roof repair
22 December 2016
Get your asbestos roof sealed today with the DIY roofing tapes that make your repair quick and easy. We've gathered together our range of roofing tapes and crack sealants to explain why the roofing industry needs choices. 1) Fleece Backed Butyl Tape…
Flat roof repair case study: Omnitrack
16 June 2016
Flat roof repair: first impressions Omnitrack's roof had clearly taken on a lot of water over the past few months. The boards underneath the felt and asphalt had gone soft in places. Ideally, this should be replaced, but the customer was keen to kee…
The science behind Liquid Rubber: EPDM chemistry
8 June 2016
Hal, the inventor of Liquid Rubber know's EPDM's chemistry inside and out. And it's this deep understanding that meant he saw an opportunity when others didn't. But why pour years of research into turning singly ply EPDM into a liquid, when there's o…
Flat roof repair in pictures: HyperCoat
2 June 2016
From market leaders, ISO Paints HyperCoat is a flagship roof coating from ISO Paints, market leaders in the competitive roofing markets of Scandinavia and Northern Europe. It's a tough rubber roof coating that's resistant to chemicals, thermal damag…
ISO Silicone Facade: Specialist masonry paint
1 June 2016
Finally, a masonry paint that retains its colour After 40+ years of research and testing ISO Paints know how to create coatings and paints that do exactly what we want them to. In the case of Silicone Facade, this means a paint that's able to stay b…
An instant truck roof repair kit for in the workshop or on the roadside
25 May 2016
This specialist kit gives you everything you need to seal a truck, lorry or trailer roof, whether you're in a workshop or by the side of the road. And you don't have to be a mechanic to apply it. Liquid applied rubber gives instant roof repair The …
How to clean block paving quickly and easily
4 May 2016
Specialist block paving sealer treatment ProCover uses the latest coating technology to make cleaning your block paving as quick and easy as possible. As an impregnation, you can now use ProCover to get below the surface protection for your driveway…
7 reasons to coat an EPDM roof with Liquid Rubber
28 April 2016
1) Two flat roof materials made to go together Liquid Rubber EPDM is not only built from the same chemistry as it's big brother EPDM, it's nearly identical in design. This means you get the 50+ years of EPDM heritage, but in a liquid that cures to f…
The science behind Liquid Rubber: Coating metal roofs
22 April 2016
Liquid Rubber roof vs. other roofing materials Where many coatings fail or are plagued with application issues, Liquid Rubber endures as a reliable and versatile coating product, being trusted to waterproof roofs every day. To look further into how …
Iso Paint: highly durable tile paint and roof sealant
30 March 2016
Create beautiful roofs in more than 13 colours All colours are designed with both appearance and durability in mind, meaning you can find the perfect match for your customer, and still deliver a roof that will go on for years. Here's a glimpse at th…
How to get dry insulation and better energy efficiency
15 March 2016
Available as HydroBlock, up to 10 years protection and ISO Dry, creamy consistency, up to 25 years protection If your walls are soaked by the British weather, they could be allowing heat to escape as much as twice as fast as dry walls. You wouldn'…
Emergency Roof Repair: An Instant Leak Solution
3 March 2016
Finally, the emergency roof repair coating that can stop your leak instantly StopGap is an instant repair solution that's designed to stop your leak now. After applying it with a brush, it sets to form a tough, yet flexible, waterproof barrier. Stop…
Get brighter bricks with self cleaning brickwork
27 February 2016
Now there's an easy way of cleaning brickwork that can save you time and money. After just a single DIY application of an impregnation coating, your walls can be protected for up to 25 years. Imagine having a water repellent property with long-lastin…
Finally, a block paving sealer that truly seals and protects your paving blocks
19 February 2016
Unlike other sealers on the market, ProCover uses the latest scientific advancements to turn your block paving, BBQ area or driveway, into fully-protected water and stain resistant materials. You can use now use this advanced sealant technology to ke…
How to Seal Bricks and Treat Penetrating Damp
15 February 2016
Now, easy long-term waterproofing: ISO Dry Creme Extreme seals your brickwork or masonry from the inside Imagine if your brickwork had the ability to repel water, leaving you with a dry, healthy looking property for years to come. You could watch th…
Roofers, Rapid Curing can make you more money
29 January 2016
Here's how rapid curing can benefit you: Make more money- Join the experienced contractors who are already using rapid curing systems to increase profits this winter. One coat does all- No more back-breaking multiple layers, meaning you can prov…