Moisture damage is one of the leading causes of premature roof replacement. Water, regardless of its form, generally causes wood decay and is a catalyst for metal corrosion. Its destructive power doesn’t always have an immediate effect, but it ultimately renders non-resistant construction elements structurally unsound in the end.
Proper drainage is key to commercial roof longevity. However, the flatter the slope, the more prone it is to pooling water. Considering that a one-inch pond can weigh 5.2 pounds per square foot, it can put a great strain on the roof. When left unchecked for 48 hours, the roofing system can collapse due to hydrostatic pressure.
We are Proud to add the Able Pump Station in Dallas, TX. (Part of the Trinity River Corridor Project) to our Portfolio. This Standing Seam Architectural Metal & Metal Panel structure is Stunning. And a Sparkling addition to the ever-growing Dallas Architectural Community!
Your roofing system doesn’t only keep your home safe, cozy and dry all year round; it also helps maintain comfortable indoor temperature. Most roofs nowadays have a high solar reflectance, which helps control heat gain. Alpine Roofing Construction, a residential roofing company in the area, discusses the importance of solar reflectivity to your roof’s performance and energy efficiency…. Continue Reading