What should you do if you have a granulated modified bitumen roof and it’s leaking?
You might think the only option is to rip it all off and install a new system.
What if you could get a new roof installed for...
So, you’ve heard of spray foam roofing before but are unaware of how long it can last.
I mean, what good is a roof for your commercial building if it’s not going to last very long?
From a spray foam roofing company...
When I bring up spray foam roofing to a friend or someone new that I meet, they always have a strange look on their face.
They say, “I’ve never heard of that before” or “I’ve never seen that on a roof”.
Two comments last month have come in about avoiding a complete roof tear-off.
Do any of them sound like you?
“Lately experiencing leaks. I'd like an estimate for a cost-effective solution avoiding a complete tear-off and rebuild if possible.” – June 2,...
Are you a building owner who has a leaking commercial roof?
Are you unsure which roofing system would be best to install?
This educational article is designed to provide building owners with general knowledge of today's four basic roofing systems.
The four roofing...
So, you have a metal roof and it’s leaking.
Your first thoughts might be “how much is it going to cost to rip all these panels off and install new ones?
You wonder if there are other cost-effective options?
The good news is,...
So, perhaps you’ve heard the term “Monolithic” or “Seamless” roofing systems?
You may be thinking, “Who cares if it’s monolithic, as long as the roof doesn’t leak, that’s all that matters.”
You’re right! We all want a roof that does exactly what...
So, you’ve heard the term “roof recovery” and how it’s a cost-effective alternative to a complete roof replacement.
The short answer is…you’re right!
Why would you throw away 80-90% of an existing roof if it’s in good condition?
But sometimes, there are scenarios...
Do you have an existing smooth built-up roof?
Or do you have an existing built-up roof with loose rocks/gravel on it?
Either way, if it’s leaking (or is very old) you need a cost-effective repair option.
To get right to the point, if...
So, you have a single-ply commercial roof that’s leaking, and you want to know the best solution.
The short answer is that it depends on the current conditions of the roof, along with what your goals are.
Some single-ply roofs are...
So, you’re thinking about TPO roofing and you wonder, what happens if there’s a tear in this thing?
It’s a big concern.
Roofing systems cost a lot of money to install, and it would be devastating to have any issues.
The short answer...
A website visitor asked us, “What is the R-value of silicone roof coatings?”.
I replied, I think it’s pretty close to zero, but let me reach out to some of the top coating manufacturers and I’ll get back to you.
So, you’re a property management company. One of your main objectives is to keep the roof leak-free so that it doesn’t create an issue with tenants.
Let’s say that your roof is 25+ years old and it’s time to install a...
So, you have a flat roof and it’s leaking. What repair options do you have?
Remove and install the same roofing system you already have
Add coating over an existing roof
Install spray polyurethane foam over your existing roof
Summary: If there’s standing or ponding water on a commercial roof, your roof will not last as long if that water was removed. To remove standing water, you need to install a roof system that can customize the slope. A...