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How Snow and Ice Impact Your Flat Roof

Winter 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.

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2021 Tax Deductions for Commercial Roof Repairs Can Enhance Cash Flow

Commercial Roof Tax Deduction

As the 2021 tax filing season gets underway, now is a good time to remind commercial building owners of their ability to achieve tax savings for improvements they have made to their buildings—including their commercial roofs.

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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?

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Well Wishes for the New Year and Your Commercial Roof During Winter

It’s not a stretch to say that 2020 was one of the most challenging years any of us have experienced. Once COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in the U.S., most businesses were forced to shut down and the economy took a severe blow.

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