1404, 2021

Aluminum Reflective Roof Coatings or Acrylic on Your Commercial Roof?

For building owners, energy efficiency is always a top priority. From high-performance insulation to energy-efficient windows and lighting, there are many products available to help you keep running costs and energy bills down. There are also ways your roof can contribute to lower energy bills too. Out of sight/out of mind means that we often don’t think about how to use our roofing systems [...]

704, 2021

When Do You Repair Your Flat Roof and When Do You Replace It?

Flat roofing can wear over time and eventually show its age. Perhaps, there has even been severe weather damage. Either way, how do you know when it is time to replace the roof? If you have a damaged or aging flat roof, you may be wondering if you can get by with just a few repairs, instead. We understand the importance of having a [...]

3103, 2021

What’s the Difference Between Commercial and Residential Roofing?

At some point, it is likely that you will come across the need to repair or even replace a roof. It may be for your home or it could be for a commercial building that you manage. It is important to know the differences between these because they are differing in design, materials, installation costs, and maintenance. So, what are the main differences between [...]

2403, 2021

The Life Expectancy Of A Commercial Roof

With proper installation and maintenance, the average commercial roof can last anywhere from 10 to 40 years. The life expectancy varies based on the materials used along with a few other factors. Let’s look at the expected life spans of common commercial roofing materials. The Life Expectancy Of A Commercial Roof Roofing Materials Here is a list of common commercial roofing materials and their [...]

1703, 2021

How to Extend the Life of Your Commercial Roof?

Commercial roofing can wear down quickly if not properly maintained. There are ways to extend the lifespan of your commercial roof despite the exposure endured through the years. Every roof is different so the lifespan will vary according to the materials used, the installation quality, and maintenance. The tips below will help you get the most out of your commercial roof. How to Extend [...]

1003, 2021

Commercial Roof Repairs: Do I Use a Consultant or a Contractor?

A roof is a big investment and you want to get the best value for your money. Most commercial roofing will need repairs at some point every few years. With luck and proper maintenance, you will only have to worry about major problems every ten years or so. Most commercial building owners and operators don’t always have a roofing contractor on speed dial. When [...]

303, 2021

The Pros and Cons of DIY Solar Panels

Solar power is a top trend in 2020 and more and more homeowners are looking into DIY solar panels. While there are many installation companies, people wonder if it is easier or cheaper to build a solar panel system themselves. There is a lot involved in solar installation and there are right and a wrong scenarios for do-it-yourself solar projects. There are several benefits [...]

2402, 2021

How to Maximize Your Maintenance Budget With An Unoccupied Building?

It is not uncommon to see empty spaces today, but this does not have to be a bad thing. It is the perfect time for building owners to take advantage of and schedule building maintenance and upgrades. From installing energy-efficient HVAC units to completing a commercial roof assessment, there are several beneficial tasks you can get done during this time. How to Maximize Your [...]

1702, 2021

How to Work With Your Tenants During Roof Tear-Offs?

Roof maintenance is an important part of building maintenance. Years of weather damage and other environmental impacts as well as UV rays can leave you with problems. You may find yourself needing to replace the roof. This can be a complex and time-consuming project with one of the most challenging aspects of being keeping your tenants happy. Your tenants pay good money to live [...]

1002, 2021

Commercial Roof Repair During Winter

Commercial roof repair can be a challenge even when the weather is cooperative. When it is cold and rainy during fall or winter months, the process becomes even more of a struggle. Locating a leak on a flat roof that has puddles of water can be a very time-consuming job. Repairing a simple, slow-dripping leak can take several hours because you first have to [...]

302, 2021

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recoating a Foam Roof

Foam roofs are commonly used in many commercial and industrial roofing systems. These roof systems are popular because of the additional layer of insulation they provide. They will require a certain amount of ongoing maintenance to help make sure the foam roofing reduces heating and cooling costs efficiently. The Do’s and Don'ts of Recoating a Foam Roof Your foam roof maintenance routine should include [...]

2701, 2021

How to Tell if Your Commercial Building Needs a Roof Inspection?

It may be time for an inspection if you notice any signs of leaking or damage in your commercial roof. Full roof replacement is expensive but you may not need this. Unless your roof is severely damaged, you should be able to fix it. In general, commercial roofing can last for up to 30 years, especially when proper maintenance has been done over the [...]

2001, 2021

Is Your Commercial Roof Dangerous?

Commercial roofing is exposed to many environmental factors that can wear it down. It can also be a challenging job to repair and maintain and dangerous to work on commercial roofing. According to OSHA, falls from roofing are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. Is Your Commercial Roof Dangerous? An improperly maintained commercial roof can present dangerous situations. It is important [...]

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