When it comes to roofing materials a few decades ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who would recommend metal roofing for your property. After all, back then, it was only often seen in barns and industrial buildings. Nowadays, however, installing a standing seam metal roof in your property is a worthy investment due to the various benefits they can bring.… Continue Reading
Whether it’s for your commercial or residential roofing system, roof inspections are a maintenance step that homeowners such as yourself should always keep up with. After all, by having your roof inspected on a regular basis, you can ensure it remains in good condition and prolong its lifespan at the same time. This is especially true for commercial roofing systems, which can be more difficult to care for due to their size and lack of slope. When you’re having your commercial roof inspected, however, experts recommend that you ask your roofer a few questions to learn more about the roof.… Continue Reading
According to experts, commercial buildings tend to come with a wide variety of materials when it comes to roofing materials, such as PVC, EPDM, or TPO. While these are all good materials to consider, roofers say that there is another one that you can use for your commercial roofing system: modified bitumen roofing.… Continue Reading
Flat roofs are roofing systems that are often seen in areas that don’t experience much rain. This is because they tend to experience water accumulation and leakage issues if they aren’t outfitted with a proper drainage system and covered with a good waterproofing material. With that in mind, if you’re considering installing a flat roof for your property, it’s strongly recommended that you be cautious in its installation. In terms of materials, meanwhile, property owners can choose between two types: Built-Up Roofing (BUR) and single-ply roofing membranes.
Here, commercial and metal roofing expert Alpine Roofing Construction gives you a quick comparison between BUR and single-ply roofing membranes.
It’s incredibly easy to ignore the maintenance needs of your roofing system, contacting commercial roofers only when there are conspicuous signs of a problem. This approach to roof care can be problematic. For one thing, emergency roof repairs can be very expensive. What’s more, neglecting regular inspections and maintenance puts the rest of the building unnecessarily at risk.