Roofing Comparison – Membranes vs Coatings

MR Multi-Ply vs. The Competition

When it comes to roof repair, don’t settle for a cheap alternative. Thermal-Tec’s premium roofing system is guaranteed to out-perform the competition. With our 10+10 year warranty and numerous other advantages, your investment will be worth every penny.

 MR MULTI-PLY® ROOF SYSTEM SINGLE-PLY MEMBRANE WATER BASED COATINGS
Attachment Style Adheres directly to existing metal. No fasteners required. 6,000 penetrations for 10,000 sq.ft area Unable to bond to oxidized metal
CondensationProvides rust proofing and condensation control Creates Creates
Seams None All over Roof None
Weight 10-14 ounces per square foot 1.5-3 pounds per square foot Only .01" thick (2-3 ounces per square foot)
Fire Rating MR Multi Ply Roof System has a class A fire rating by UL and FM Assembled roof system changes fire characteristics Irrelevant
Insurance Lowers Costs Increases More risk
Tax Deductible 100% tax deductible the same year as installation System must be depreciated over 39.5 years for tax purposes Unknown
Repairability Year Round 40 Degrees and up 45-50 degrees and up
Warranty 10+10 Year Warranty – With $10,000,000 Liability insurance! 3rd Party 3rd Party
Colors Choice of colors No choice of color No choice of color
Installation Designed specifically for pre-engineered buildings. System designed and developed specifically for flat roofs. Adaptation can occur, but adaptation produces numerous areas of system weakness. Painters
Safety Over 1.5 million man hours without fatality or serious injury in the third most dangerous construction trade. N/APainters aren't roofers