The Roofing Resource Blog

What Roof is Best for You? Pt. 2

Sat, Nov 10, 2018 @ 02:26 PM | Cutshall

Last time in part one of the "What Roof is Best for You?" blog series, we covered both slate rooftops and shingle rooftops, as well a few different options when it comes to the color and type! Now in this blog, we'll continue with two different roofing types that may be exactly what you're looking for!

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Flat Roof Repair- 4 Common Types of Flat Roofs We Recover

Mon, May 30, 2016 @ 08:00 AM | Perry

Many building owners are surprised and optimistic when they find out about how their existing roof could be recovered with a PVC membrane saving the cost and mess of tearing off the old roof. The substantial cost savings of recovering your existing roof with a PVC membrane as opposed to tearing the old roof off and replacing it is enough for even the most skeptical building owners to give it a second look.

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Rubber Roof Repair

Tue, Feb 9, 2016 @ 10:15 AM | Perry

If you manage or own a  building that has a rubber roof covered with rock you know first hand how frustrating it can be to find roof leaks. Ballasted rubber roofs are very common in Indiana and found throughout the Midwest. The large stone or ballast does protect the rubber roofing from the sun’s rays but its main function is to simply hold the rubber roofing down. Ballasted rubber roofs aren't glued down but loosed laid. The only part that is glued is the seams between the rubber sheets and even then the rubber is only glued to itself and not the roof deck, the exception being parapet walls are usually fully adhered or glued on. 

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Simple Ways to Extend The Life of a Rubber Roof

Wed, Nov 26, 2014 @ 11:48 AM | Perry

Rubber roofing can provide years of service when properly cared for and maintained. And even though advances in flat roofing are pushing the market towards thicker, re-enforced and white rubberized roofing membranes, getting the most out of your existing EPDM rubber roof just makes good business sense.

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Rubber Roofing Replacement-Low Cost High Value Option

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 @ 04:43 PM | Perry

 

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Rubber Roofing: 4 Not so Obvious Signs your Rubber Roof is Leaking

Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 08:30 AM | Perry

You don’t need anyone to tell you the rubber roof is leaking after you’ve changed stained ceiling tiles or mopped up water off the floor. However not all roof leaks make it into to the building right away but can cause big and expensive problems down the road if left unchecked. 

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Benefits of EPDM Rubber Roofing You Probably Didn't Know About

Tue, Mar 25, 2014 @ 08:37 AM | Exterior Pro Roofing

If you own a commercial building, you may be wondering why you should consider EPDM rubber roofing to help protect it. Here at Exterior Pro, Inc., we are often asked this question, which is why we would like to ensure you know the benefits.

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Indiana Roof Damage And Insurance Claims - Do’s and Don’ts

Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 03:14 PM | Exterior Pro Roofing

Each year intense Indiana weather leaves many homeowners  and building owners with roof damage. But most Hoosiers are unfamiliar with the insurance claim process. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts of filing an insurance claim in indiana should your roof sustain damage from hail or high wind.

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Where to Inspect on a Rubber Roof

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 10:57 AM | Exterior Pro Roofing

Each year approximately 6 million sq. feet of rubber roofing are installed in Indiana and it’s not only because Firestone, a major rubber roofing manufacture, is located in Indiana, a properly installed and maintained rubber roof can last  for many years. EPDM Rubber roofing is typically installed in Indiana in one of three ways, loose laid and held down by river stone or Ballasted, Mechanically attached with screws and bars, or fully adhered or  glued down. Regardless of how your EPDM roof was installed, these tips will help you do a better job inspecting your flat roof.

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Flat roofing -PVC Single Ply Membrane

Thu, Feb 28, 2013 @ 08:55 PM | Perry

Flat roofing systems are used all over the world for industrial and commercial properties. There are many options for the surfacing of flat roofs such as concrete or masonry. Other options include tar/tar paper coating or membranes. Membranes are usually applied in strips of sheets and have been used as long as 60 years. An alternative that does not come in strips is a custom fit, Duro-Last PVC membrane.  This system has been installed in nearly a million roofs, including industrial, commercial and institutional applications.

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