Roof coatings add a protective layer to your roof that protects your roof from harsh elements. Not all roofs need a coating. It depends on the material of the roof. Roof coatings are mostly for metal and slate roofs. Roof coatings offer many benefits for your roof such as it extends your roof’s life, it’s inexpensive, and reduces energy costs. Silicone roof coatings are the best to use for your roof because it has the best UV protection and is very resistant to water. Silicone roof coatings also erode slower compared to other roof coatings.