5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Roofing Contractor
Commercial Roofing Contractor

5 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Roofing Contractor

While it might sound daunting, finding a quality contractor for commercial or industrial roofing repairs or replacement really comes down to a handful of key factors. In this article, we provide a helpful checklist you can use as you search for the commercial roofing contractor to best fit your needs.

Reasons to consider roof restoration

Ten Good Reasons to Consider Commercial Roof Restoration

When you are experiencing problems with your commercial roof, repair and replacement are not your only options. Restoration offers many attractive benefits that will allow you to cost-effectively gain more life from your existing – and still sound – roof. As we often write in these blogs, minor flat roof issues today can become major, expensive repairs when left unattended. Yet before you make the decision to undertake repairs or replace your entire roof, consider the following 10 benefits of roof restoration.

Single Ply Commercial Roof

Why a Single-Ply Commercial Roofing System May Be Best for Your Business

As people begin to emerge from the fog of 2020, there is an eagerness to get back to the “luxury” of planning. For many businesses, that means thinking in terms of capital improvements. Improvements that may have been necessarily delayed in 2020 could be addressed, and 2021 is a great time to put a refresh of your commercial roof back on the table.

Winter Flat Roof

How Snow and Ice Impact Your Flat Roof

This past winter in Northeast Ohio was a difficult one. As a commercial building owner or facilities manager, you likely spent considerable effort during the winter months clearing snow and ice to provide safe access for your employees, customers and tenants. But with spring on the horizon, you should also consider what winter conditions may have done to the top of your building. Flat roofs are far more susceptible to damage from snow and ice.

Short-Term Fixes for Winter Roof Leaks

Short-Term Fixes for Winter Roof Leaks

Northeast Ohio winters can be hard on any commercial roof, no matter what shape it is in. For example, constant freeze/thaw cycles can lead to trapped moisture in seams that can eventually cause leaks. When drifting snow melts, it can create great pressure on the roof, especially in seams.

Overall, flat roofs are more susceptible to leaks because they don’t allow snow to easily slide off. Additionally, ice can be a real problem on flashings, seams and downspouts. So, what do you do when you spot signs that your roof is leaking this winter?