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

Asphalt roof. Learn about common issues and how to remedy them.

Sometimes, you may notice odd shapes or distortions on your asphalt shingle roof, particularly on scorching summer days.  Commonly known as “roof blisters” or “roof ridges,” these distortions originate from installation or quality issues.  While a new asphalt shingle roof may last for decades, a poor quality (or improperly installed) roof could experience problems early…

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What Every Homeowner Should Know About Their Roof Eaves

Close up of roof eaves. What do you need to know as a homeowner about this section of your roof?

Your pitched residential roof consists of more than just the metal, tile, or shingles covering the surface or the underlayment below.  Where water drains from the roofs, commonly referred to as eaves, are more than just the end of a roof.  Eaves consist of two main components — the soffits and the fascia — which…

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How a Leaking Roof Damages Your Commercial Building

Roof leak in a commercial building, with white walls and mold growth.

Any indications of a leaking roof spell trouble.  But when you notice them in your commercial building, it’s particularly alarming.  After all, a leaking roof can impact your staff, customers, inventory, and business hours.  If you notice the tell-tale signs of a leaking roof, it’s time to act fast.  You want to immediately address the…

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Dead Leaves and the Threat They Pose to Your Roof

Leaves can cause extensive damage to your roof if not properly cleared.

Having trees growing next to or in front of your building certainly has its upsides.  For one, they provide shade in summer.  They offer a picturesque aesthetic.  But unfortunately, trees shed leaves.  Deciduous trees shed their leaves in the fall and blossoms in the spring.  Evergreens shed all year round.  It can be a lot…

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The Ultimate New Year Roofing Checklist

Overview of Arizona residential roofs.

Now that we’ve entered a new year, it’s time to plan out your annual roofing checklist.  Staying on top of your commercial roof maintenance means you’re less likely to deal with an unforeseen roofing emergency that interrupts business. Here is a list of roofing tasks you can expect, and how often they should be performed.…

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Use Your Budget Surplus for a New Commercial Roof

Commercial roof. Use your budget surplus to repair or restore your commercial roof this year!

If you’ve managed to keep expenditures lower than income, you may be looking at a budget surplus, especially now that the year is coming to a close. If you’re in that enviable position, congratulations! And if your budget is “use-it-or-lose-it,” then you’ll have several options on how you can use that surplus.  Your first instinct…

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How to Replace a Roof When You Have Tenants

Woman looking up at a ceiling that's cracked.

As a landlord, you want to maintain your rental property and keep generating rental income.  Tenants want quiet enjoyment of the property.  How do you juggle serious repairs while minimizing disruption to tenants?  What should you do if you have to do something serious, such as replace the roof? Fortunately, we have some insight on…

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Manage Your Business During Roof Replacement

A crew working on a commercial roof replacement.

Owning a commercial building or renting space in one requires a lot of patience, organization, and communication.  When you are hands-on in managing your company, there are inevitable roadblocks and necessary tasks that may disrupt your business’s daily routine.  Construction projects are a good example.  Best Practices During Your Commercial Roof Replacement Despite the relative…

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Prepare Your Residential Roof for Summer Storms

A tiled roof In Arizona with impending storm clouds rolling overhead In Arizona,

Summer is right around the corner!  While summertime often means jam-packed days of fun, it also signals the beginning of Arizona’s monsoon season.  Prepare for the upcoming summer storms by investing in your residential roof maintenance and lengthen your roof’s lifespan.  Not sure how?  At SUNVEK, we’ve broken down 4 easy steps to keep your…

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Should I Add Insulation When I Reroof?

Adding Insulation to Roof

When beginning a reroofing project, roof insulation should be at the top of your list! Insulation is an absolute necessity, regardless of whether you’re roofing your commercial or residential building. Insulation saves energy by keeping cold air in during the summer, and warm air during those cooler days. And because this will make your space…

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