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What to Know about Protecting and Fixing Your Skylight

August 6, 2018
What to Know about Protecting and Fixing Your Skylight
Skylights are a popular feature of many commercial buildings. They are a great way to bring pleasant, natural lighting into commercial spaces that may necessarily have few windows, and they can help save on energy costs. However, as with any roofing fixture, skylights can be weakened by weather, age, or improper installation, compromising the integrity of your roof and exposing your building to the elements. In this article, we'll talk about the various hazards to skylights, how to repair a leaking skylight, and how to protect your skylight from damage and leaks.....

Protecting Your Commercial Roof from the Sun

July 10, 2018
Protecting Your Commercial Roof from the Sun
When we think about how nature can deliver a beating to our commercial roofs, we usually think about rain and wind. But in dry, hot climates, roofs face another of nature's challenges, one that can be just as devastating over time: the sun. Prolonged exposure to hot sun can take a serious toll on commercial roofs, weakening them through thermal shock and UV breakdown, and heating the building beneath them.....

How to choose the best elastomeric roof coating

May 16, 2017
How to choose the best elastomeric roof coating
An elastomeric roof coating is an elastic coating applied to a variety of roof types to protect and seal the underlying roofing material, help stop and prevent leaks, and limit future weathering. They are designed to move with your roof and be more forgiving rather than remain rigid, a quality that makes them especially durable. Some coatings are also designed to cool the building. The term elastomeric comes from the coating’s elastic quality to stretch and move. Elastomeric roof coatings can be used on many industrial and commercial roof types such as metal roofs, concrete roofs, bitumen, modified bitumen or BUR roofs, EPDM roofs, or as a sealant over new PUF roofs.....

Why do I need a roof maintenance program for my commercial roof?

February 28, 2017
Maintenance pays! The most important reason for performing maintenance on your commercial roof is to protect the capital investment you already have in that roof. When you buy a car, taking it in for service helps keep it in good shape and running smoothly. Plus, if there's a problem, a good mechanic will identify it before it gets to bad and causes too much damage, which can be costly. The same principle goes for roof maintenance, where your car is your roof!....

Why does it take more than one coat of roof coating to properly seal a commercial roof?

February 28, 2017
Good question. It is difficult, if not impossible to spray one coat evenly on your commercial roof. When you apply just one coat of roof coating....