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Commercial Roofing Installation

Some Innovative Solutions for Unusual Roof Problems

Some Innovative Solutions for Unusual Roof Problems

By | Commercial Roofing Installation, Commercial Roofing Repair

There are times where weather conditions, remote locations, and tight schedules pose difficult roof problems for certain projects, and these call for creative solutions. Below we describe several specific roofing project challenges, and the innovative approach taken by roofing contractors to complete the project on time and within budget. Adapt to changing conditions At Smith Springs Elementary school in Antioch, Tennessee, bad weather caused a 50-day delay in the installation of a new roof. This delay pushed installation time close…

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How Your Roof Can Save Money by Reducing Energy Costs

How Your Roof Can Save Money by Reducing Energy Costs

By | Commercial Roofing Installation

Did you know that choosing the right commercial roof can lower your energy costs significantly? Depending on the type of building, cooling and heating can account for as much as 70% of the energy used. This can be a major financial burden, and many roof choices are far from efficient. When it comes time to replace your building’s roof, you can make some choices that will save your company some cash over the long-term. Instead of wasting money on outrageous…

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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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