FRSA Building Update - August 2020

By Lisa Pate, FRSA Executive Director
Sun, Aug 16, 2020

It’s a field-applied, water-based, low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) primer and paint that protects the building exterior for 15-plus years. The topcoat is formulated with Kynar Aquatec, a tough and industry proven PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) resin that resists thermal, chemical and ultraviolet degradation, even in Florida’s harsh sun.

The painting application process required optimal conditions – no rain or heavy humidity and a good three weeks for the stucco to cure. The painting contractor hired by the builder underwent training to become certified to apply the paint. Once the crew was ready to begin painting, Michael Roberts, Bostik, Miami was onsite to oversee the process and provide additional instruction. Read More

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