Everything old is new again

Roof coatings continue to be an important part of the roofing market

"Don't throw the past away; you might need it some rainy day; dreams can come true again; when everything old is new again."

These lyrics from the Peter Allen hit song, "Everything Old is New Again," made famous by the 1979 hit film "All That Jazz," could be the official theme song of the roof coatings industry.

Data from NRCA's 2011-12 annual market survey

Although roof coatings and restoration products have been part of the roofing industry for decades, their formulations and use have continued to evolve, making "old" systems new again.

A brief history