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Commercial Roof Maintenance Tips When Reopening for Business

Many facility managers are getting back on a roof maintenance schedule after having recently been closed or open with skeleton crews.  Even with so much these days being described as “the new normal”, some things haven’t changed a bit. For instance, proactive roof maintenance still offers many benefits.   Top Recommendations for Safe, Proactive Roof Maintenance If you’re looking for ways to extend the watertight life of your commercial roof:  Inspect from the inside-out. First […]

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Roof Leaks in Medical Buildings Require Urgent Care

The actions a facility manager takes before a roof leak is spotted are arguably just as important as what they do after one occurs. In medical buildings, hospitals and clinics, timing and preparation are key to minimizing damage and jeopardizing patient safety. An ideal scenario involves being proactive with roofing maintenance and inspections, and being […]

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Roof Leaks Still Spring in Times of Crisis

Roof leaks don’t heed stay-at-home orders. Even during these uncertain times, it’s important to stay on top of building maintenance issues to avoid larger problems – and expenses – when the doors open again. Simon Roofing is deemed to be an essential business so while most of our office personnel is working remotely, our commercial […]

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6 ways that roofing materials can play a role in addressing ponding water

When properly designed, most roofs – even flat roofs – have enough slope to drain water after a rain or snow event. Add to that the fact that evaporation helps to dry up roofs as well. So, if you have water that remains on a roof 48 hours after a rain, you can be pretty sure you’ve got “ponding water” and all that comes with it.

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Water Damage: Addressing ponding water on a heavily penetrated low slope roof

There are essentially two ways water leaves a roof: positive drainage or evaporation. When neither can occur quickly enough, the result is ponding water. Ponding water is defined as any water remaining on a roof 48 hours after a rain. Most commonly occurring on low-slope commercial roofs, ponding water can result from poor building/roof design, […]

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5 beyond obvious consequences of ponding water on your commercial roof

When properly designed, most roofs – even flat roofs – have enough slope to drain water after a rain or snow event. Add to that the fact that evaporation helps to dry up roofs as well. So, if you have water that remains on a roof 48 hours after a rain, you can be pretty sure you’ve got “ponding water” and all that comes with it.

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Winter best practices for your commercial roof: “These are a few of our favorite things…”

As we prepare for the holidays and embark on the snowy and icy conditions that winter brings for many of us, let’s review some cold weather roof maintenance best practices… by framing them up in familiar holiday song lyrics. You can do the job when you’re in town … How do you ensure a successful […]

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Find & Seek! Roofing Style

Find out how many commercial roofing words you can find in our word scramble!

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Simon Roofing Ranks #14 on 100 Largest-Roofers List

There are literally tens of thousands of roofing companies across the United States. But it takes something special to consistently rank near the top on Roofing Contractor magazine’s annual list of Top 100 roofing contractors. This year, Simon Roofing ranks #14 overall. The list is based on self-reported revenue, and includes both commercial and residential […]

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It’s about time we talk about time … or lack thereof for facility managers

Today’s technology allows for building systems to become more integrated with each other, so facility managers know all too well how one decision can affect two or three other systems. As a roofing manufacturer and installer,– we strive to always deliver products and services that are easier to maintain, longer-lasting and less taxing on facility managers’ time. Here are a few examples of how we’re doing this …

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