The Cost of Deferring Rooftop Preventive Maintenance and Repairs

Budget concerns are a daily challenge for every commercial building owner and managers. Roof maintenance and repairs should certainly be in the budget conversation, as the roof is a critical building component. Here are a few reasons why delaying roof maintenance projects may not be in your best interest. Increased Liability Risk. When your commercial […]

Sustainability and Your Commercial Roofing System

In the world of commercial construction, “sustainability” means that the building has a positive ongoing environmental impact over its lifespan. Commercial roofing can help building owners and managers achieve this goal because of several factors. The first is the most obvious: the capability of the roof to deliver measurable energy savings. Highly reflective “cool” thermoplastic […]

Commonly Asked Questions About Commercial Roofing Systems Unless you spend a lot of time on the roof of your commercial building (which is actually a good practice – more about that below), there may be some important aspects of it that you haven’t thought about. Here are some questions and answers about commercial roofing systems. […]

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 […]