PROJECT PROFILE: IMAGINE BAKING

With well over 100,000 square feet of roofing to tend to, the owners of Imagine Baking had a list of challenges. Over the past several decades, many additions and numerous roof systems had been installed by various contractors. The biggest challenge, however, was the fact that it was a working bakery that could have zero contamination from the re-roof project above. Tusing Builders & Roofing Services became the roofer they could trust. Close coordination became critical throughout the projects and our high level of concise communication fit their style perfectly. We were able to design a roofing plan that addressed their needs and we are proud to be their primary roofer.

 

For more info call 866-584-2712.

Roofing & Springtime

Do you have a roofing project coming up? Have you been waiting until Spring to address it?

Here is our #1 tip: Call us now.

Many building owners put off roofing until Springtime. We understand. No one (but us roofers) really wants to hang out on rooftops during these colder temperatures.

However, the Spring roofing season kicks into a much faster gear the closer we get. As you’d expect, our schedule starts to fill up, not just for a month but for several.

Get a jump on it.

Call us now. We can quote and add you to our schedule – 866-584-2712!

Retrofit: Do not replace your metal roof until you read this…

Every roof system has a life cycle, including metal roofs. Once a metal roof nears the end of its cycle several problems begin to occur. Often the seals begin to break down, fasteners start to back out and the metal begins to rust and erode, in addition to the problems that start manifesting around any rooftop penetrations or equipment.

Tusing Builders and Roofing Services offer a simple, quick and cost-efficient solution for metal roofs.

Consider a Retrofit System.

In this system, insulation is placed between the ribs, another layer of insulation is added on top of the ribs and then the entire roof and all the penetrations are enveloped in a membrane, such as Duro-Last single-ply PVC.

In addition to resolving all leak issues, this is not a “band-aid” fix. We offer retrofit roof systems with 15 and 20-year warranties.

 

 

Tusing Builders and Roofing Services offer free quotes. We know you will find that the metal Retrofit system will be faster to install, less disruptive and will offer a long-term solution. Call for a quote today at 866-584-2712.

 

 

What type of roofing membrane should you choose for restaurants?

You likely already know there are several types of flat roofing, single-ply roofing systems on the market. Materials include ethylene propylene diene terpolymer – EPDM, Thermoplastic Polyolefin – TPO, or Polyvinyl Chloride – PVC.

Each is designed for use on flat roofs, so which one do we consider to be the best, specifically for restaurants? The answer comes down to the material type that each roof system is made up of. Tusing Builders and Roofing Services offer all the roofing systems previously mentioned, however, when it comes to restaurants, our answer is always “PVC”.

PVC or Polyvinyl Chloride is resistant to many substances such as chemicals, but more importantly, in this case, is Animal fats. Nearly every restaurant has roof vent penetrations and out of these vents come greases, oils and animal fats. Over the past couple of decades, we have noticed a trend of degradation surrounding these roof penetrations on EDPM and TPO roof systems. That is, the animal fats eat away at the membrane. We have not seen this on PVC roof systems.

Chemical Resistance

  • Lard (Animal Fats)
  • Phosphoric Acid
  • Zinc Chloride
  • Bleach
  • Copper Sulfate
  • Muriatic Acid
  • Fruit Juice
  • Latex Paint
  • Polypropolene
  • Ferric Chloride
  • …and more

The answer is clear. If you are roofing or reroofing a restaurant, we strongly suggest that you put PVC roof membranes at the top of your list. Contact directly at 866-584-2712 for additional points of consideration.

12 Questions to Consider When Choosing the Best Roof System for Your Job

There is a wide variety of roofing systems on the market. If your building needs a replacement, you’ve likely begun to research these options. You may feel overwhelmed, or even like you need a degree in roofing to understand all the choices. Trust Tusing, we can help. We carry the knowledge and experience to thoroughly explain the difference and recommend the best options for your individual building needs.

12 Questions to consider when choosing the right roof for your project:

  1. What is my budget?
  2. What is the slope of my roof?
  3. How could my roof choice impact the occupants of my building?
  4. Do I need to add more insulation?
  5. How much foot traffic does my roof get?
  6. What are the current building codes?
  7. What type of weather will my roof be fighting against?
  8. How many roof penetrations do I have?
  9. Am I looking to acquire LEED Credits?
  10. How easy is it to repair the roof system?
  11. What are the details of the warranty?
  12. Is the new roof system recyclable?

There no “one roof system fits all” system. Tusing Builders and Roofing Services offer a variety of roof systems to fit your needs. Here are several of those choices.

Tusing Builders and Roofing Services can help you navigate the roofing area.

Call us today for a free consult!  866-584-2712

 

 

 

 

Tips on Choosing the Right Contractor for your Job

Beginning an improvement project of any kind comes with many areas of consideration and even more questions. We’ve listed 7 tips to help you choose the right contractor for your specific project.

  1. Ask around. Ask business acquaintances and ask the contractor for referrals.
  2. Phone Interviews. Conduct phone interviews with those referrals to get a feel for how the contractor runs their business.
  3. Check for licenses and insurance. You’ll want to ensure the contractors’ items are current.
  4. Meet in person. Get a better feel for their company and its processes.
  5. Speak up. Maintaining an open line of communication is vital. We do our very best to promote clear and consistent communication. Don’t be afraid to ask questions about the project or material.
  6. Always look for a detailed, written contract. Your contract should include all materials, timeline, labor, and costs.
  7. Don’t let the price decide. If you have collected quotes and one is unusually low, consider what that could mean. Instead, focus on the contractor that you connected the most with.  You’ll be communicating a lot throughout the duration of your project; you want someone that ‘feels’ right.

Tusing Builders and Roofing services would value the opportunity to set up a phone interview with you. With our 20+ years of experience, we know how to treat our clients right. We specialize in both commercial and residential home remodeling, new construction, and roofing in Ohio.  We value customer satisfaction, so we make sure to provide quality and affordable services.

Call us at (866) 584-2712 or email sales@trusttusing.com. We’ll be happy to discuss our qualifications in detail.

Commercial Roofing and Winter

Certainly, you don’t need a reminder that Winter officially arrives in Ohio in less than 6 weeks.

  • Do you KNOW what condition your roof is currently in?
  • When was the last time you performed an inspection?
  • Is your roof winter ready?
  • Do you have projects that got pushed off and need to be completed?

Winter exacerbates ANY current roof issue.

Gutters & Downspouts – Having a blockage of your drainage system can cause several issues. First, if water can’t properly drain, it could cause water to overflow onto nearby surfaces. This could increase the chance of slip and falls. Second, ice buildup is heavy on any drainage system. The weight of the ice can damage the building and will cause it to start pulling away from the roof. The third issue is icicle formation, which is hazardous for anyone walking below.

Condensation – Even the best-insulated roofs can experience condensation issues.  Any excess water on the roof can cause problems. As a result, mold, mildew, and structural damage can occur.  Inspecting all seams, drains, and ventilation is key.

Ohio Wind – Strong, gusty winds are not uncommon during the Fall and Winter months in Ohio. Inspecting your metal edge detail would be key to reducing the chances of the wind getting under the roof system and lifting it up.

Skylights – Once again, a buildup of snow and ice can be very detrimental to your daylighting systems.  If water penetrates the skylights or pools around the opening, it can damage your structure and the drywall.

Rooftop Stress – It seems that every year we hear a news story about a roof collapsing during the winter months. It seems extreme. It is one of those occurrences that you think will never happen to you. The roofs can only withstand so much weight. We’ll continue to encourage you to partake in routine roof maintenance.

 

We know there is a lot on your plate.  Don’t let the roof fall to the wayside. It has so much potential to stop your business in its tracks if not cared for properly.  Let us take care of your roofing needs for you.

Trust Tusing.  Call 866-584-2712.

Trust Tusing and Our Impeccable Design/Build Process

It’s an exciting time! Whether you’ve built several homes, or this is your first time, it’s likely you are full of anticipation and are ready to get started.

Tusing Builders and Roofing Services would love the opportunity to guide you through this journey. Choosing a contractor is a big, important first step. With over 20 years of experience, we know JUST what to do.  There are many steps to building a brand-new home.

  • Grading and site preparation
  • Foundation construction
  • Framing
  • Installation of windows/doors
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Rough electrical
  • Rough plumbing
  • Rough HVAC
  • Insulation
  • Drywall
  • Underlayment
  • Trim
  • Painting
  • Finish electrical
  • Bathroom and kitchen counters and cabinets
  • Finish plumbing
  • Carpet and flooring
  • Finish HVAC
  • Hookup to water main
  • Hookup to sewer
  • Punch list

Tusing Builders and Roofing Services, Inc. has the knowledge and the precise know-how to plan, design and execute the construction of your new home.

We have consistently maintained high standards for delivering unmatched craftsmanship, using the highest quality materials and friendly customer service. It is just some of the reasons we have an A+ rate with the BBB and more than 80% of our customers are new referrals or repeat customers.

We are committed to building beautiful and functional homes. With Tusing, your needs are our top priority.

Call Tusing Builders and Roofing Services for a free initial consultation.  866-584-2712

Need a room addition or remodel? We can help with that is as well.  

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial Construction: How Tusing Builders & Roofing Services can help.

There is a lot to accomplish and many steps when constructing a new building. You’ve done your research and testing and have purchased the property. The architect has finalized the design plans and now its time for the next phase.

Construction.

Choosing the correct contractor for the job is imperative – The success of the project is wholly dependent on it.

You want to find a contractor you can trust. More than 80% of our work comes from word of mouth and referrals. We will provide an itemized bid and work to ensure our line of communication is strong and clear. You can rest assured that with over two decades of experience, we have built relationships with the best suppliers to make sure the project is completed with the best materials at a great price.

 

 

Trust Tusing. We have worked hard to earn a reputation as a trusted industry resource for the design-build and construction services of today’s high-performance living and working environments.  Schedule with us by calling (866) 584-2712 or email sales@trusttusing.com.

TUSING BUILDERS & ROOFING SOLUTIONS, aka THE SOLUTIONS PROVIDER.

With the substantial number roof systems and types of roofing profiles, Tusing Builders & Roofing Services offers many individualized solutions.

Why say we offer ‘solutions’ as opposed to ‘roof systems’ in this case?

If you have a roof system that is failing, whether that’s because it’s at the end of its life cycle, or the roof was damaged due any number of reasons, then that roof is causing problems.

Problems need solutions.

That is where Tusing Builders & Roofing Services comes in. We don’t simply have just one magical solution that solves all roof problems, no matter the roof system or profile.

You know that’s not how it works.

Instead, we have spent the last 20 years perfecting our craft. That starts by carefully choosing the material and the manufacturers that we use. We have chosen the ones that are leaders in their respective industry. We knew from the start that our company would go the distance in time and success and therefore we needed products that would do the same.

 

Roof Solutions

·       PVC ·       METAL ·       ROOF COATINGS
·       TPO ·       MODIFIED BITUMEN ·       SHINGLES

 

Let assess your individual situation and evaluate your roof problems.  Trust Tusing to provide efficient, economical and long-term solutions.  Call (866) 584-2712 or email sales@trusttusing.com.