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 […]
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.
Mold in a commercial building can develop in either visible ways or behind the scenes, such as underneath a roof when moisture penetrates. Either way, it is damaging to a building, can cause serious health problems for building occupants and can be […]
Even in the workaday world of commercial roofing, technology is making an impact. For example, although they can’t totally replace a contractor’s on-the-roof assessment, drones can provide a good idea of a roof’s condition using still or video […]