Did you know that roof failure is the most common type of hurricane damage? It's true, and it's also scary that hurricane-force winds can literally lift a roof off a building. They can do plenty of other damage too. And now that it's the thick of the […]
Ballasted commercial roofs have been around for decades, and there are many reasons why. Ballast – and the waterproof membrane it holds in place beneath – can handle building movement well. Ballast, which is a natural material, aesthetically […]
Rooftop penetrations are a necessary evil for commercial buildings as they accommodate critical components, such as HVAC equipment, pipes, skylights, communication equipment, cables, wiring, hatches, safety rails and various other paraphernalia. […]
If you’re in the market for a new commercial roof there are a lot of questions you’ll need to get answered first, including how long the company has been in business, what materials they use, and their reputation.
Budgeting for a new commercial roof? The installation cost of materials and labor that your contractor charges will certainly be significant – probably the costliest “line item” you’ll incur over the life of your roof. But keep in mind that there are […]
Regardless of the type or slope of your industrial or commercial roof, a ventilation system is an integral part of ensuring the roof’s proper functioning and longevity. It’s vital that the roof is properly ventilated to prevent damage to the roof and […]
It’s well-documented that commercial facilities with white roofs save energy. The combination of high reflectivity and high emissivity provides a real return to the bottom line for commercial building owners.
Whether your commercial building has traditional gutters, inner drains, scuppers or a combination, it’s important to understand how vital their role is in protecting your structure. Cleaning the drainage system regularly is essential to keeping it […]