Pros and Cons of Different Commercial Roofing Systems

There’s a wide variety of commercial roofing systems on the market today, and each offers advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a brief overview. Built-Up Roofing (BUR) Pros: Long track record of installations on commercial facilities. Low maintenance over roof lifespan. Durable. Good protection against hail and other impacts. Cons: Labor-intensive to install. Installation requires products that […]

Who is on your roofing team?

New Commercial Roof in Your Plans? Know Your Team. The installation of a new commercial roof is a major project. Choosing the right roofing system for your building is important, as is understanding the responsibilities that each member of your project team has in making sure the project goes as smoothly as possible and that […]

Leaks, Lawsuits & More: Hidden Costs of Commercial Roof Problems

If your commercial roof is doing its job – protecting your facility from Mother Nature – congratulations. Other building owners and managers aren’t so lucky. According to some estimates, up to 75% of new roofs experience leaks within five years of installation. Perhaps more sobering is the fact that although the initial cost of a […]

The Impact of Strong Winds on Your Roofing System

Every season of the year presents its own unique weather challenges for your commercial roof to handle. In the spring, along with increased precipitation in much of the country comes more intense wind. Strong wind can have a significant impact on the integrity of your commercial roof system in several ways: Wind uplift. This is […]

3 Reasons for Installing PVC Commercial Roofing

PVC roofing is a popular choice for commercial facilities of all types throughout the US, for several reasons. Here are three: Proven rooftop performance. PVC systems have been installed in the US since the 1970s, and some PVC roofs have been in place for 25 years or more. PVC roofing systems are durable and flexible […]

Handling Snow on Your Commercial Roof

Winter has arrived in the northern part of the US and with it, accumulating snow. As a responsible building owner or manager, you’ll take the necessary steps to keep your property clear of snow to allow access for staff, customers, and other visitors. But what about snow on your rooftop? It’s not visible, so you’re […]

Make Your Commercial Building Watertight with Single-Ply Roofing

Commercial facilities with flat roofs require a different roofing solution than steep-sloped buildings that traditionally use asphalt shingles or architectural metal systems for protection from the elements. Built-up roofing (BUR) systems are so-called because they are literally constructed on the rooftop by “building” alternate layers (plies) of asphalt and reinforcement fabric. They’re usually topped with […]

Tusing Builders lends a hand to FRMC

The team at Tusing Builders and Roofing Services has roots that run deep within our community. Many of our members volunteer their time in a variety of ways. From the company perspective, we have engaged in many opportunities to make our community even stronger. Most recently we, along with a few other local businesses jumped […]