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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.....

Preparing Your Commercial Roof for Hurricane Season

June 25, 2018
Preparing Your Commercial Roof for Hurricane Season
Hurricanes are a serious threat to the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Historically, roughly three major hurricanes hit the United States every five years, and in recent years that average has increased. In 2017 alone, hurricanes caused roughly $282 billion in damage to the United States and the Caribbean, with one storm, Harvey, accounting for almost half that total in Texas and Louisiana. As hurricanes continue to threaten coastal states, property owners in these regions must reckon with the damage they can cause. No part of your building is more susceptible to hurricane damage than your roof, and special considerations should be made to help your roof weather the storm. Below, we'll talk about how to prepare your roof for hurricane season, and what to do if a major storm hits your area. ....

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!....

IR Scans - ALWAYS Recommended for Membrane Roofs

February 28, 2017
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