What Is An R-Value?

Commercial roof; R-value

When you consider what makes a commercial roof more energy efficient, the first thought should be how well insulated it is. Ask yourself this: does my commercial building stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter, without driving my HVAC bills through the roof? If the answer is “no”, then the next step…

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When to Replace Your Commercial Roof

Exterior of commercial roofs.

In 2020, there’s a lot competing for your attention. But your roof is not something you want to leave neglected. Replacing a commercial roof is an integral part of keeping your business in tip-top shape. Whether you’re experiencing interior water damage from a roof leak, or you’re looking to stay ahead of the curve before…

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How the Color of Your Roof Coating Can Save Energy

Commercial building with cool roof.

On beautiful summer days, there’s nothing better than soaking up sunshine. But when we’re trying to beat the heat, we put away the winter blacks and wear our whitest whites. Why? Because white reflects sunlight, keeping us cooler. Roofs are affected in the same way. Cool Roofs The process of building and maintaining a structure…

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A Comprehensive Look at Spray Foam Roofing

Large buildings with flat roofs typically are roofed with some type of a roll product. Such roofing is relatively easy to apply and inexpensive. The concern with these products centers around the number of seams and lap joints that must be sealed to maintain a watertight roof system. There is an option for roofing that…

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Roof Flashing: All About This Important Roof Component

Metal flashings are an important component of a roof. While roof flashings may not cover large areas of your roof, this component performs the task of helping to keep your roof leak-free around the perimeter. Read on to learn more about roof flashing and how to keep yours in good condition. Roof Flashings Function Roof…

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3 Metal Roof Problems to Watch For

A metal roof is one of the more durable roofing options you can place on your home, but it is not immune to problems. Fortunately, you can reduce or eliminate issues by knowing the most common problems that can occur with your roof. A watchful eye combined with a quick call to a roofer can…

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5 Reasons to Choose Metal Roofing for a Rental Property

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Metal roofing is an interesting product – it heats quickly when exposed to heat, and cools quickly once the heat source disappears. This can be of benefit in reducing utility bills. Metal can also be aesthetically pleasing, improving the appearance of property.  Attractive properties are easier to rent, and tenants tend to stay longer. A…

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Dangers of a Leaking Roof in Your Commercial Building

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Any building with a leaking roof is bad news. However, the issue is exacerbated when the leaky roof is attached to a commercial building because more people may be affected. Everyone from your staff to your customers might suffer from effects of the leakage. Below are some of the main dangers from a leaking commercial…

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What Causes Blisters, Wrinkles, and Ridges on Your Asphalt Roof?

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While a new asphalt shingle roof may last for decades, a poor quality roof, or one that’s improperly installed, could start to experience problems very early on. Wrinkles, blisters, and ridges are some of the problems often caused by installation or material quality issues. The following are common issues to be aware of that can…

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3 Facts About High Temperatures and Asphalt Shingles

high temperatures asphalt singles

The Phoenix area experiences high temperatures that routinely exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the hottest months. If your asphalt shingle roof system is looking a little worse for wear, high heat may be the cause. Here’s what you should know about hot weather and asphalt shingles.

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