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GLS Coatings are experts in the application of asbestos roof encapsulation systems.

Our asbestos roof coating provides a cost-saving solution WITHOUT disturbing your asbestos cement sheet roof. By encapsulating your existing roof with our Specialist Spray-applied protective coatings, we add decades to the life of your roof and improve its structural soundness.

Benefits of GLS Roof Coatings For Asbestos Encapsulation:

  • There is NO disruption to your business. As we don’t remove the asbestos roof, you can continue working.
  • Our specialist asbestos roof coating structurally improves the whole roof.
  • Much cheaper than removing the asbestos and having a new roof.
  • Our asbestos roof coatings are VOC-free and environmentally friendly.
  • Comes with a 25-year Guarantee.

The asbestos roof coating provides a totally weather resistant surface which withstands extreme temperatures. AND it can be applied in all temperatures, from -50°C to 120°C.

It's worth remembering that buildings move all the time, particularly large-scale industrial ones. Our asbestos roof coatings are designed to have enough flexibility to adapt and shift with these movements, ensuring your roof remains sealed and water-tight, despite the weather. Our Specialist Roofing System has 340% elongation properties – so you know you are protected from cracks and movement.

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We have saved our customers £1000's encapsulating leaking asbestos roofs throughout the UK.

GLS Coatings' professionalism and performance to the tasks in hand was exceptional. From the initial meeting and planning the work to the operatives onsite and the QA procedures undertaken during and after. I cannot fault GLS and would happily employ them again.

GLS Coatings' Testimonial

Gareth Griffiths
Project Manager - AMCO Giffen

I have complete confidence in GLS Coatings' ability to undertake any coating work they quote for. Their knowledge of materials and most importantly preparation of substrates is excellent, they do not cut corners and their team on site have a great positive attitude.

GLS Coatings's Roof Testimonials

Tony Leyland
Director - Power Coatings

Long Lasting commercial asbestos roof coatings

Preparing the substrate on the Asbestos Roof

Disruption free commercial asbestos roof encapsulation coatings

Applying the Structural Stabilising Layer to the Asbestos Roof

Applying Advanced Waterproofing Layer to the Asbestos Roof

Applying Advanced Waterproofing Layer to the Asbestos Roof

GLS Coatings’ spray-applied seamless asbestos encapsulation for roofs are TOUCH-DRY in UNDER 10 SECONDS and stops your leaks IMMEDIATELY!

There are strictly enforced regulations which must be complied with, even if you only want to replace a couple of asbestos cement roofing panels. So DON’T replace them – GLS Coatings have the answer…

Call us on today on 0800 231 5260 or complete the contact form below for your FREE no obligation site survey and quotation.

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The THREE Stages to GLS Coatings’ Asbestos Roof Encapsulation System

Stage One - Cleaning the Asbestos Roof

  • First, using low-powered hand-pumped sprays, we apply an environmentally-friendly biocide to the roof to kill all of the moss and algae.
  • Once the moss and algae have been treated, our UKAT Category B Accredited Technicians, wearing full PPE, PICK OFF the moss by hand and place it in the legally compliant double-bagged and labelled Asbestos bags, which are tightly sealed.
  • Waste containing more than 0.1 per cent asbestos is classed as hazardous/special waste, so any waste that contains asbestos, or is contaminated with asbestos, must be double-bagged and placed in a covered, locked skip. This includes overalls, over-shoes, sampling wastes and respiratory protection equipment that have come into contact with asbestos.
  • The bags containing the moss and algae are then placed in a lockable compartment in our vehicle and returned to base.  Finally, our Hazardous Waste Contractors take the bagged moss and algae to an Approved Hazardous Waste Disposal Site.  And, of course there is full paperwork, proving Duty of Care and full compliance.

Stage 2 - Applying the Structural Stabilising Layer to the Asbestos Roof

This stabilising layer is spray-applied under high pressure and it fills any small voids or cracks, before expanding and setting to form a lightweight layer – sealing the whole roof.

It also secures any loose or broken fixings, which are common on old asbestos roofs.

Stage 3 - Applying Advanced Waterproofing Layer to the Asbestos Roof

Finally, a technologically advanced waterproof barrier is applied over the structural stabilising layer. Using the latest chemical technology, this layer is spray-applied and forms a complete, seamless coating over the entire roof area.

Want to know more our Asbestos Encapsulation Roof Coatings? Call - 0800 231 5260

For FREE commercial asbestos roof repair advice, just get in touch and we will be pleased to help.

Faster return to service for commercial roof repairs / Fully Compliant with Part L Building Regulations

Gls Coatings' specialist roofing systems are also an excellent solution for waterproofing leaky metal roofing. The elastomeric nature of the membrane/coating systems means they will easily absorb the natural expansion and contraction cycles of the metal roof without tearing or fracturing. This is critical for a long and successful service life.

The speed of application available with our roof coating systems ensures that the roof is coated and back in service far quicker, with less disruption, than conventional roof applications. Faster return to service keeps costs to a minimum and saves you money.

When combined with our Spray-Foam Insulation, over-coated with our Specialist GLS150W coating, this fully complies with the new Part L Building Regulations, governing the insulation properties, when existing buildings are being renovated.

And our roof coatings can be used to fully encapsulate asbestos, without disturbing it – avoiding the costs of a complete re-roof, while guaranteeing a rapid return to service.

Specialist Roofing Coating for commercial and indutrial applications

Health and Safety is at the forefront of everything we do at GLS Coatings.

We are Members of the British Safety Council and safeguarding the health, safety and wellbeing of our Staff, Clients and Members of the Public is at the heart of everything we do.

When it comes to asbestos – we take no chances and are fully compliant with The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Our Technicians all hold the UKATA Certificates for Non-Licensable Work with Asbestos, Asbestos Awareness Training, Working at Height, PASMA Training for the Safe Erection and Operation of Mobile Scaffolding, IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platforms.

‘Asbestos still kills around 5000 workers each year – this is more than the number of people killed on the road, with around 20 tradesmen dying each week as a result of past exposure.’ Source: Health & Safety Executive.

But asbestos isn’t just a thing of the past – it can still be found in any building that was built or refurbished before 2000.

It is easy to see why asbestos was hailed as being a brilliant solution for the building trade – it has many applications from lining airing cupboards to providing durable asbestos cement roofs which have lasted for decades.

However, many of these roofs are now failing and letting in water. Yet it is an extremely costly business to over-clad or replace an asbestos cement roof, with the possibility of the release of harmful asbestos fibres.

This is where GLS Coatings Asbestos Encapsulation System proves extremely cost-effective – WITHOUT disrupting the business.

GLS Coatings Asbestos Encapsulation System is the safest method of fixing your asbestos roof. This is because our Asbestos Encapsulation System prevents the further release of harmful asbestos fibres into the air. With no disturbance to the asbestos, work can be completed quickly with

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