What Every Snowbird Needs to Know About Their Arizona Tile Roof

Arizona-style house design common to the region

Many homeowners relocate to the Valley from colder climes, either for the winter or permanently.  They may be used for roofing options more typical for Northern states, like asphalt shingles, cedar shakes, standing-seam metal roofs or even slate roof tiles. While these roofing materials are used in and around the Phoenix metro area, you’re far…

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Should You Add Insulation During a Roof Replacement?

House thermal insulation with mineral wool

When considering a reroofing project, roofing insulation should be at the top of your list!  Why?  The roof will be opened, and it is the perfect time to make the structure more weather-tight and reduce utility bills.  Insulation is a benefit, regardless of whether you’re looking to re-roof your commercial or residential building. Since insulation…

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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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Installing Foam Roofing on Apartment Buildings

Phoenix rooftop. Foam roofing is a great way to protect your roof.

Managing an apartment building is a fun challenge in many ways, but dealing with emergencies can hold you back from investing in your business.  With so much to handle day-to-day, you want to limit any unwelcome surprises.   At SUNVEK, we understand how much you need to trust the roofing system installed on your apartment building. …

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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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What You Need to Know About Flat Roof Restoration

House with a flat roof.

Did you know that flat roofs have different needs than typical pitched roofs?  If this is your first home with a flat roof, you might wonder what type of maintenance and costs you should expect.  That’s where we come in!  Read on to learn more about residential flat roofs basics from the roofing experts at…

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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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Benefits of Spray On Commercial Roof Coating

Spray on roof coating on a white roof.

Restoring a commercial roof can be a lengthy and intrusive process—not to mention a significant investment for your company. Fortunately, there are a few ways to help improve the integrity of your commercial roof without performing a full restoration or replacement.  Commercial roof coating is an effective solution that may help extend the lifespan of…

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