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Commercial Roofing Installation

6 Reasons Why You May Need a New Commercial Roof

6 Reasons Why You May Need a New Commercial Roof

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

As your commercial building gets older and spends more years exposed to the elements, its roof will experience weakening. While repairs are often possible with some commercial roofing systems, it will eventually come time to opt for a new commercial roof. If you’ve begun experiencing problems with your roof, this isn’t something you want to ignore. Small issues can quickly become a catastrophe if not dealt with immediately. Finding out that you need a new commercial roof might sound like…

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Know These 3 Compliance Rules to Make Sure Your Roof is Up to Code

Know These 3 Compliance Rules to Make Sure Your Roof is Up to Code

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

If you’re getting ready to invest in a commercial roof replacement, you will need to comply with certain energy codes. What most businesses don’t realize is that the two roofing code rules – ASHRAE 90.1-2016 and IECC 2018 – have different requirements. Jason P. Wilen, Director of Technical Services for the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), states that there may be some advantages to using one rule over another. When you meet with your roofing installer, discuss the differences between…

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Prevent Unexpected Roofing Issues with this Checklist

Prevent Unexpected Roofing Issues with this Checklist

By | Commercial Roofing Installation, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing Repair

As a property owner or manager, the last thing you want on your plate is a commercial roof that has issues or gives out before its time. By properly maintaining your flat commercial roof, you can head off many costly and time-consuming problems as well as extend the useful life of your roof. If you’re not practicing preventative roof maintenance, it’s probably time to start. Here is a rundown of the most common problems causing premature failure of low-slope roofs,…

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What are the Advantages of Common Flat Roof Membranes?

What are the Advantages of Common Flat Roof Membranes?

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

Property owners and managers in today’s economy are faced with the daunting task of keeping their facilities in top shape and providing for the safety of occupants. One of the most critical components of a commercial building is its roof. Choosing among the available flat roof systems for your project could be a difficult decision. What you don’t want, however, is tile or asphalt coverage for a flat environment since these systems are prone to leaks and other damage. Thanks…

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3 Essential Elements of Roofing Insulation

3 Essential Elements of Roofing Insulation

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

After your commercial roof is installed, there’s a tendency among owners and property managers to forget about it for the time being. But, once an issue arises, you’ll quickly remember the cost of that roofing bill and hope for the best with any repairs. Instead of waiting for the worst to happen, you can take better care of your roof by keeping it properly maintained and understanding how it is working for you. Your roof is a complex system and…

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Make the Most of Your Money When Budgeting for Roofing

How to Make the Most of Your Money When Budgeting for Roofing

By | Commercial Roofing Installation, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing Repair

No one wants to grow old. We do things that delay the inevitable such as cutting out unhealthy food and exercising more to ward off serious health issues. It’s a better plan to take care of minor issues now than to discover something down the road that could shorten our lifespan. The same concept holds true for your commercial roof. It has a defined lifespan, and certain things will bring you closer to the day that your roof needs repair…

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What to Consider When Your Roof Needs Fixing: Do You Repair or Replace?

What to Consider When Your Roof Needs Fixing: Do You Repair or Replace?

By | Commercial Roofing Installation, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing Repair

Believe it or not, long-term planning can pay off when it comes to the cost of your building’s roof. Whether you have just installed a roof and it is relatively new, or you have one that is nearing the end of its useful life, you can make the most of your roofing dollars by thinking ahead and having a roofing plan in place. What does this mean? Getting your roof evaluated and serviced annually can help you keep informed about…

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Best Practices for Roof Safety to Eliminate Risk of Injury

Best Practices for Roof Safety to Eliminate Risk of Injury

By | Commercial Roofing Installation, Commercial Roofing Maintenance, Commercial Roofing Repair

Many of the hazards involved in working on a roof are obvious, endangering the health and welfare of anyone involved in that kind of work.  Here we describe some of the hazards you might not think of when it comes to roofing work, and how you and your company can practice roof safety to help anyone working on a roof avoid the hazards. Common and not so common hazards Ladders to your roof can be a hazard all by themselves,…

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How Cool Roofing Materials Really Pay Off

How Cool Roofing Materials Really Pay Off

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

If you’re a business owner or the manager of a commercial property, you may already be aware of the fact that cool roofing materials reflect sunlight better than darker materials do, and that they absorb less heat because of that fact. However, there are some other very beneficial advantages of using cool roofing materials that you may not be aware of, which can strengthen your reason for using cool materials. Here are some of the less well-known advantages to using…

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6 Essential Elements of a Resilient Roof

6 Essential Elements of a Resilient Roof

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

The word resilience, as it relates to the roofing industry, has become increasingly important in recent years, as the severity of hurricanes, tornadoes and other weather-related events seem to be increasing in intensity, and putting greater pressure on commercial and residential buildings. The Resilient Design Institute actually offers the following definition to clearly indicate what is meant by the term: “The capacity to adapt to changing conditions and to maintain or regain functionality and vitality in the face of stress…

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