FAQs

  • What is Silicone Roof Coating?

    Silicone Roof Coatings  are the latest development from Nutech Paints and combine our up to the minute technology with a long established roof coating system. Nutech NXT Silicone is a ready-to use, high solids,single component, moisture curing Silicone Roof Coating. NXT Silicone is a breathable membrane possessing superior weathering and water resistance characteristics.

  • Where can I use Silicone Roof Coatings?

    NXT Silicone Roof Coatings can be applied to virtually any surface including felt/bitumen, steel, concrete, fibreglass, wood, asbestos, fibre cement, epdm, lead and many more. Ideal for  roof & gutter repair and refurbishment. Some of the most common uses are for flat roof repair, garage roof repair and industrial gutter coating please contact us if you need any advice

  • Is reinforcing fabric needed?

    Typically you do not need to use reinforcing fabric with Silicone Roof Coatings but it will strengthen the coating on any up-stands,  joints and around bolts etc. it is not normally necessary on simple flat surfaces. simply lay it in with your first coat of Silicone. We supply high quality Poly Fabric .

  • Do Silicone Roof Coating save energy?

    Yes,  NXT Silicone Roof Coating save energy and will reflect over 87% of the suns heat way from your roofs surface resulting in a more comfortable living and working environment within the building whilst also providing a thermally insulating roof coating in colder climates. This results in less Air Conditioning/Heating being required thus saving energy and money!

  • How do I apply NXT Silicone?

    Our products are single pack (no mixing, just stir) so are very easy to use and can be applied by brush, roller or spray. The best way to apply NXT Silicone is by roller on smaller jobs and spray on larger ones, please contact us for free friendly advice.

  • What is the coverage rate?

    Nutech NXT silicone roof coatings are applied as a minimum two coat application system at coverage rate 362 SQFT/36.2 SQM per 5 u.s. gallon/19 Ltr.   per coat over the two coat application. For best performance results and for Nutechs’ Guarantee to stand, Nutech highly recommends the use of reinforcing Poly Fabric on all roof joints, penetrations and surface overlaps in the first coat of Silicone Roof Coating where needed.

  • What size does NXT Silicone come in?

    NXT Silicone Roof Coatings are supplied in 1 and 5 U.S. Gallon (3.8/19 Litre)cans to allow you to choose the exact amount you need whilst minimising wastage. As silicone is moisture curing this means that allowing air (containing moisture) in to the can will start the curing process. If skinning in the can occurs peel this away before using but best to order just what you need and save money.

  • What colours does it come in?

    Silicone Roof Coatings come in white or Grey as standard but virtually any colour can be made to order. White is the normal final coat colour as it reflects the most sunlight and is therefore the most durable of the two and has the greatest guarantee.

  • How do I buy Silicone Roof Coatings

    If you wish to buy Silicone Roof Coatings simply give us a call or drop us a mail and we can arrange for swift delivery of your order, trade or consumer. NXT Silicone Roof Coatings are supplied in 1 and 5 U.S. Gallon  (3.8/19 Litre) cans to allow you to choose the exact amount you need whilst minimising wastage. Contact us.

  • How long will the coating last?

    Nutech Paints Silicone Roof Coating is extremely durable and does not peel, flake, blister, fade or crack. Our standard guarantee is 20 years but can be extended with further application to a “Lifetime Warranty” Contact us for more information.

  • Why choose Nutech Paints?

    As a world leader in the development and manufacture of roof coatings with over 40 years experience, Nutech Paints manufacture the best possible coating for your roof. Anything else is second best.

     

  • What is NXT Technology?

    NXT Technology is the next generation of roof coating technology. Also enhanced with Nano Technology, NXT Silicone reflects infra red light rays away from the roofs surface, resulting in reducing transient heat entering the roof space and home during hot weather. Independent tests have shown NXT Silicone will reflect up to 87% of the suns heat from infra red light, so for hot climates like Australia, Asia and southern parts of the USA, NXT Cool Zone is the environment coating of the future.

  • Can I become a Distributor or Contractor?

    We are actively looking for Distributors and Contractors Simply contact us for more information