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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Unexpected Ways Winter Can Wreak Havoc on Roofs

Unexpected Ways Winter Can Wreak Havoc on Roofs

By | Commercial Roofing Maintenance

Few of us welcome the bitter conditions that arrive during wintertime, but we are fortunate to have well-built structures to keep us dry and warm. That is, until something goes wrong and Mother Nature makes its way inside. Roofs can take a beating during the winter months in several ways. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to prevent failing winter roofs from impacting your business and your wallet. Thermal Shock When there are extreme shifts in temperature, this…

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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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Commercial Roof Cleaning is Essential for Your Roof's Longevity

Commercial Roof Cleaning is Essential for Your Roof’s Longevity

By | Commercial Roofing Maintenance

As a business owner or property manager, you probably don’t think much about the commercial roof protecting your building. However, it truly is the first line of defense against wind, rain, snow, hail, and even the burning heat of the sun, so it’s good to give it a little consideration now and then. Having your roof inspected periodically, and having roof maintenance performed, would go a long way toward eliminating costly repairs, and it would also help keep things in…

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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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Common Problems Causing Premature Failure of a Low-Slope Roof

Most Common Problems Causing Premature Failure of a Low-Slope Roof

By | Uncategorized

Problems on a commercial roof can happen to any building, but you can prevent most issues with proper planning. Some of the factors that will influence a low-slope roof’s service life include its design, materials quality, installation, use, location, and maintenance. That last item is critical because maintaining a commercial roof can achieve several things. First, regular maintenance can spot small issues that have the potential to become large, expensive problems if not swiftly addressed. Second, these semi-annual check-ups can…

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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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