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April Showers Bring May Flowers. And Roof Leaks.

Water intrusion can quickly lead to damaged insulation, equipment and inventory inside a building. Roof leaks any time of the year can be frustrating, damaging, unsafe and costly to any facility. This is especially so in the springtime when rain showers are a common occurrence. Knowing what causes leaks can help you identify the problem and determine the best solution.

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Winter Effects Lead to Spring Defects

Springtime cannot come soon enough for many parts of the country. Along with the warmer temperatures and nature’s awakening, however, late winter/early spring is also a time when many commercial roofs incur thermal shock from dramatic temperature fluctuations. Temperature swings can actually cause the roof to move in and out from contraction and expansion. It should […]

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February is a great time for a new coat – on your roof

Commercial roof restoration coating products have come a long way in the past several years. They now offer excellent tensile strength and elongation properties, and some even include a polyester layer for added durability. These solutions bring your problem roof back to watertight condition and often times back under full warranty. All this while avoiding […]

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First 3 steps to take when you see a roof leak at your facility

If you or someone at your facility suspects a roof leak, the first three steps you should take include: Risk assessment: It’s important to quickly identify any potential damage or safety hazards that might result from the leak. Move inventory and equipment to avoid water damage. Put up cones and signage in high-traffic areas to […]

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Winter Forecast for Your Roof: Freeze. Thaw. Repeat.

In a year full of uncertainties, one thing is for certain – winter is coming. Many people enjoy the beauty of the winter season, but the bad news is it typically brings extreme cold temperatures, increased precipitation and high winds. Those weather elements are tough enough on us, but they can be even tougher on roofs.

A Dollars and Sense Approach to Commercial Roof Maintenance

Many facility managers follow the run-to-failure “don’t fix it unless it’s broken” roof maintenance plan, which ends up costing them more in the long run. Practicing proactive roof maintenance is gaining in popularity because it has proven to be more cost-effective over time and allows for a much longer lifespan for commercial roofs. Proactive roof […]

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Think you know roofing defects?

Test your knowledge of roofing defects and damage. Let’s say you’re walking the roof doing a quick inspection, which we recommend following any major weather event, and you spot one or more of the following types of damage. How would you describe to your roofing contractor what you saw? Let’s see how many you can […]

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The 4 do’s and don’ts of a commercial roof self-inspection

We all know the importance of roof inspections, but we all like to save money whenever and wherever we can. Many of today’s facility managers are very experienced and have “seen it all” when it comes to building exterior maintenance, so it may naturally beg the question. Can I just do the roof inspections myself? […]

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Commercial Roofing System Pros and Cons for your Building, Business and Budget

Advances in commercial re-roofing systems give building owners and facility managers many viable options. They also now have access to a lot more data to make smart, calculated decisions.

Choosing the right roof system means it’s the best fit not only for your budget, but for your building and everything housed within it as well.

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