Rust-Oleum LeakSeal FAQ

Rust-Oleum LeakSeal FAQ

  • 1.

    Why don’t we want to hot-apply?

    • Torch applied roofing, or using hot asphalt is high risk and required in-depth training and knowledge.

    • Open flame can spell disaster on any job site, regardless of experience. 

    • Cold-applied coatings significantly reduce risk, and are much easier to apply.

  • 2.

    Can I coat shingles?

    • Coating shingles is not recommended.

    • Rust-Oleum LeakSeal has several other restoration options for repairing leaks in shingled roofs

  • 3.

    What is a “stand-alone” product?

    • A stand-alone product is a complete system. It does not need a primer or a top coat.

  • 4.

    Why is a coating better than painting?

    • Waterproofing and UV protection

  • 5.

    Why do we coat roofs?

    • Repair damage of semi-functioning roofs, and extend life cycle through restoration

    • Reducing waste product to landfill, coatings are applied over the existing cap sheet.

    • Coating roofs are an easy Do-It-Yourself

    • Restorations cost less than replacement