3 Options – Flat Roof Replacement

So it’s time to replace your roof. But do you even know what kind of roof you have or what kind of roof you want? There are generally three possible options for your existing flat roof: single-ply, a coating, or built-up. Each is chosen for specific reasons and provide optimal results in different situations. Get …

Red Flags that you may have hired the wrong company

There’s a lot of responsibility involved in putting a roof over someone’s head. Roofs provide us shelter, safety and warmth; so we shouldn’t trust just anyone to provide and install this complex component of a construction project. A good roofing contractor provides not only skilled craftsmanship, but honest, open communication, plus a commitment to get …

How Do I Know If I Need A New Roof Replacement?

Nothing lasts forever – not even the most solid and professionally maintained roof. At some point in the life of a large commercial or industrial building, the roof will need to be replaced. Most roofs come with a life expectancy of about 20 years and, while that life expectancy can be extended with regular maintenance, …

How Much Maintenance Does My Roof Require?

For many potential buyers, kitchen is often a deciding factor before purcha sing or declining a house. Hence it is a smart move to renovate the Kitchen before putting your house for sale. More often than not, it can earn you about 70 percent return on investment once the sale is through.

The 5 Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Most roof leaks are caused by one of five common factors: people, issues with seams, neglect, rooftop equipment, and weather. Prevention is of course better than repair. Once you get to know the main offenders, you can develop a strategy to avoid problems before they arise. People: It’s OK to walk on your roof. Roofs …

Which to Choose? Fully Adhered or Mechanically Attached

Roofs are typically fastened to commercial buildings in one of two ways: Mechanically attached or fully adhered (there are others but these are the most popular). Virtually all roofs—fastened through either method—sit on top of a layer of insulation that rests between the roof and a metal deck, which is fixed to the structure below. …

Tear Off or Re-Roof? The Answer Depends on What Lies Beneath

When it’s time for a new roof, your options are to re-roof over the one you have or tear the old one off and start from scratch. Choosing the right strategy will save you money and make sure that the roof you get matches your buildings needs. If your roof already has two layers, you might …