As the seasons change, new weather concerns for your roof will arise. With winter around the corner, you should be aware of the impact – and potential problems – that snow and ice can bring to your roof.
There are three main categories of single-ply roofing membranes: modified bitumen (which evolved from asphalt roofing and has other chemical components added); thermoset membranes (EPDM – essentially, synthetic rubber) and thermoplastic membranes, […]
If you own or manage a commercial building, the time will come when you’ll have to confront problems with the roofing system that’s on your facility. It’s going to come down to choosing between the three R’s: Repair, Re-cover, or Replacement. Which is […]
So, you bought a new roof. What now? New roofs, commercial flat roofs in particular, are an expensive investment and even though you should have a warranty, letting the roof sit without regular inspections is probably not a good idea and can lead to […]
Does the thickness of a single-ply membrane matter? Commercial roofing membranes can range from thinner 40-mil, to thicker 90-mil. A common misconception about single-ply membranes is that thicker is always better. While the thickness of a membrane […]
Getting a new roof is a big investment for an important component of your commercial building. Even if you get the “best roof” and the “best roofing contractor,” there still may be some problems that arise. After all, there is no 100 percent guarantee […]
Grid parity (when an alternative energy source can generate power at a cost that’s comparable to the price of purchasing it from the electricity grid) has made solar electricity economically competitive in some locations. So, commercial building […]