In Northeast Ohio, we are subject to unpredictable weather like hail, high wind, snow and more. Knowing that your commercial roof is going to experience freeze-thaw cycles that can be damaging to your roofing materials, what steps can you take to minimize damage to your commercial roof?
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It’s autumn in Northeast Ohio. Along with the beautiful leaves and fall activities, we also experience a substantial amount of rainfall. If you haven’t had your roof inspected lately by a certified commercial roofing contractor, a torrential downpour may result in some telltale signs—and potentially more expensive repairs.
As states across the U.S. grapple with finding solutions to the skilled worker shortage, it is up to those industries most affected to find ways to recruit and train new employees. From real estate and construction to commercial roofing, contractors and job foremen are in demand, and it will take the right combination of onboarding and training to begin to change perceptions of careers in these industries.
As a commercial building owner, you might be surprised to learn that some capital improvements to your building are more affordable under the current tax code. Over the past five years, three changes in federal tax rules actually work in your favor when it’s time to replace your flat roof.
As Northeast Ohio prepares for another cold and rainy season, fall is the ideal time for commercial and industrial building owners to schedule a roof inspection. Roberts Roofing Company recommends two inspections per year. Why is fall an ideal time for an inspection?
Fleece-back membranes have been used in the commercial roofing industry for adhered and mechanically fastened applications over a wide variety of surfaces, and they are gaining traction as an efficient, durable alternative to other membranes.
Given the needs of the population they serve, hospitals must depend on round-the-clock facility operations. When the roof of a health care facility needs replacement, the job must be done by commercial roofers who have experience in working around the hospital’s schedule and unusual specifications.
Roofing consultants can play an important role on complex roofing projects but in many cases, you can achieve considerable cost savings by working with a qualified commercial roofing contractor who can serve as a consultant for your roofing job.
The skilled labor shortage that is prevalent across many industries in the U.S. also affects the commercial roofing industry. As senior workers retire, there is a smaller pool of available talent from which to hire. The following Q&A explains what a foreman can expect by working for us, and the requirements we need in an individual for the position.
Tight working spaces. Quick turnaround times. Specialized equipment. These are just some of the conditions that we at Roberts Roofing are accustomed to working with, and sometimes they present themselves all in one project.