tiny pinholes on a rubber roof

Cannot Locate Leak on Commercial Roof: What to Do?

Greg PalyaRoof Maintenance

Summary: You want to seal the entire roof with a fluid-applied roofing system, such as a roof coating system or spray polyurethane foam. Perhaps you have a commercial roof leak and you have no idea where it’s coming from. You’ve done patch after patch and repair after repair. Water is still coming in from somewhere. Now what do you do? …

spray foam being installed on a commercial roof

8 Ways Spray Foam Roofing Saves Money

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

A new or restored commercial roof isn’t a small purchase. The installation can be costly. Then after the installation, there are other costs that your roof plays a part in, such as: And several other factors. In this article, you’ll learn the 8 ways spray foam roofing saves you money. Here’s what’s covered: We’ll get into more detail on each …

spray foam over an existing gravel roof

Ballpark Cost to Restore a Commercial Gravel Built-up Roof

Greg PalyaSpray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Summary: The ballpark cost to restore a commercial gravel built-up roof is $6.50 – $10 per square foot. Many factors affect cost, such as how much gravel needs removed, how much wet insulation is present, and what warranty length the building owner desires. So, you have a commercial building with a gravel-built-up roof. It’s leaking, super old, or on the …

spraying and installing spray foam roofing

How to Easily Raise Low Spots on a Commercial Roof?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings, Spray Polyurethane Foam Roofing

Installing a spray foam roof is the easiest and most cost-effective way to raise low spots on a commercial roof. There are two reasons why: If you’ve never seen spray foam installed, please watch the video below: Other commercial roofing systems, such as TPO, EPDM, and BUR, are flat. The slope of those systems is created using different heights of …

Valtronics - hybrid system of foam and coatings

How to Get an Existing Commercial Roof Under New Warranty?

Greg PalyaSilicone Roof Coatings

Short answer: Install a roof coating system. Doing so can get you a brand new, renewable, 10-20-year warranty. So, you manage a commercial roof and notice that your warranty is about to expire. Now, what do you do? You can call the contractor that installed it and see what they say? Hopefully they are still around. And hopefully they offer …

an Ohio school with a newly installed spray foam roofing system

9 Out-of-the-Box Considerations Before Selecting a Commercial Roofer

Greg PalyaRoofing Contractors

We all know experience, reviews, certifications, etc. are important. But let’s dive a little deeper. Experience means they most likely can install the commercial roofing system correctly. But experience also means the company is healthy enough to stick around for the length of the warranty. You wouldn’t sign up for a 15-year warranty with a company that’s only been around …

roofing system that minimizes business interruption

Which Roofing System Minimizes Business Interruption?

Greg PalyaUncategorized

Quick Summary: A spray foam roofing system or a silicone roof coating system minimizes business interruption. The reason is that during the installation, tear-off can be minimized (in most cases) by going over the existing roofing system. Since they are fluid-applied, they reduce project time as they are easy to install around penetrations, such as HVAC units, skylights, and drains. Penetrations …