No matter the climate, location, or building type, if your roof is a of shingle, flat, or metal rooftop, then it will require some form of maintenance. While some will likely require more than others, routine maintenance and checkups are highly encouraged to elongate your roof's lifespan, regardless of material type. This blog aims to provide some helpful tips that any home or business owner can utilize when maintaining their roof!
The Rhinobond flat roofing system works by attaching the membrane to the same screw and plate that holds the roof insulation or cover board in place. Rhinobond does not use adhesives, which takes far fewer fasteners and is the fastest way to have a building dried-in and protected from the weather during a flat roof repairs / replace project. Here's what the process looks like:
At first glance it seems like there are literally hundreds of flat roof repair options and products on the market. It can be a daunting task to sort through page after page of information about the features and benefits of each product and each commercial roofing company has a different solution as to how to best repair your flat roof. But at the end of the day, there are really only three options.
Advances in flat roofing technology have let building owners with more choices than ever when deciding which flat roof repair option is right for their building. The development of fabric re-enforced roofing membranes have allowed for an attachment method that eliminates the need to glue down or fully adhere rubberized roofing membranes. The more advanced and stronger way flat roofing membranes can be installed is by using an attachment method that is called mechanically attached meaning to be screwed down.
Don’t replace your leaking metal roof, Re-cover it!
Metal roof repair made simple with a metal roof recover system by Exterior Pro.
A metal roof recover is a effective, long term way to eliminate leaks on aging metal roofs. The system’s simple design keeps installation cost low and building disruption to a minimum.
99% of our repair calls involve some sort of leak but this repair call was for noise. Earlier this year a customer reported a whistling noise and the sound of metal touching or rubbing against metal coming from the top of their metal roof. The homeowner had done several checks to see if any of the metal roofing had come loose or detached but each time he looked everything seamed to be normal.
Many wonder about the roofing contractor that installed their shingle roof because 5 years later or so they are needing to repair or even replace it. Sometimes it can be that the roofing contractor did not install it right. Always do your homework on the contractor you call to do your roof. But the other fact is that shingles do not have a definite lifespan. There is more research to do when you are remaining with or wanting a shingle roof.
There are signs that you can look for that will indicate that you may have a problem with your roof whether it is leaking or damaged. Sometimes signs can be very noticeable but you may look at your roof and think there are no problems; but without regular maintenance checks and knowing what to look for, there could be a problem and you just do not see it yet. It could start off as a small issue that you do not notice and can in turn become a major problem.
There are several things all commercial roofers should know in order to maintain a safe working environment. Simple things like setting up your ladder properly as well as fire prevention and proper safety gear are all factors in an accident free work site. Let’s go over a few of them.
If your building’s flat roof just started leaking after 2013’s winter you’re not alone. For many Indiana building owners that had been putting off flat roof repair or replacement because of the economic down turn and uncertain business climate, the cold and long winter of 2013 was the last straw. As spring arrives and rain with it, many business owners are suddenly having to deal with multiple leaks on roofs that had otherwise been reasonably dry until now. So why all the leaks?