There's no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to commercial roofing products. You have to recommend the right solution for the job. Get to know your building owner or property decision-maker, and keep these simple tips in mind for when to recommend FullForce.
On your first FullForce job, make sure you install at least 10,000 sq ft.
It's best to do an entire job to understand the benefits of FullForce. Doing a full job not only enables you to see how quickly your crew can master the installation, but it will give you and your estimator a full comparison to understand how much faster the process is from start to finish. For reference, most first trials start with 20,000-30,000 sq. ft. That said, FullForce has installed in jobs as small as 500 sq. ft. and as large as over 1,000,000 sq. ft.
Recommend when a building needs to stay occupied and operational during installation.
FullForce has zero VOCs and no odor, making it ideal for occupied buildings and sensitive environments like hospitals and schools. The adhesive is applied in a controlled environment at a manufacturing facility. It is less dependent on on-site conditions, which results in higher confidence in the workmanship.
Recommend when time and labor savings are a priority.
When you save money on time and labor, you can invest more in your business and crew. FullForce EPDM can be installed more than four times faster* than standard adhered EPDM and reduce man hours up to 77% on membrane installation.**
Recommend for warranted repairs.
If you want your repair and service crew to cover more ground, FullForce EPDM may be used to repair cuts, punctures, and other isolated instances of membrane damage on approved EPDM systems. Membrane repairs may be as small as 6" x 6". Or, if a warranted EPDM system sustains more than six punctures in any 100 sq. ft. area, the entire area can be overlaid with a new membrane, such as FullForce EPDM. See the full repair guidelines.
Recommend for complex roofs.
FullForce EPDM can simplify installation on complex roofs and even smaller roofs thanks to 10 x 50 rolls. With factory-applied self-adhering adhesive, FullForce not only speeds up the seaming in the field of the membrane, but it also simplifies and accelerates projects with lots of curbs and penetrations.
Conventional EPDM curb wrapping requires significant preparation of the selvage edge, including measuring, cutting, aligning, and installing seam tape for all field and vertical laps. Because FullForce does not require seam tape, wrapping a curb using FullForce can be done using a single-piece section. And because the adhesive is factory applied, there is less to worry about.
How about a complex roof with moisture issues? FullForce seams resist ponding water and water intrusion exceptionally well. The membrane aced both the FM 4470 and 4.5 Leakage Resistance Test where FM tests in accordance with ASTM D7281 "Standard Test Method for Determining Water Migration Through Roof Membranes." It also passed all FM requirements for water resistance.