As commercial roofers in Northeast Ohio for more than 35 years, we at Roberts Roofing typically blog about flat roof repairs and replacements, commercial roofing systems, safety, annual inspections and…well, you get the idea. This time, however, we want to discuss what is at the heart of our longevity, and what we want our customers to rely on for decades to come—our top-quality professionals.
Commercial building owners can benefit from new tax rules affecting the expensing of new roofs and other qualified property. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 expanded Section 179 expensing to include improvements to nonresidential buildings and increased the amount that can be expensed on qualifying real property.
While the R-value of your flat roof may not be top-of-mind for commercial building owners, it can be useful to understand how it factors into the overall efficiency and cost savings of your building.
Roofing Contractor recently released its annual State of the Industry Report and Survey 2018. The survey, which has been conducted for the past 10 years to gauge the status of the North American roofing industry, examines trends, products, technology and challenges.
As a commercial building owner, do you recognize signs that your flat roof is in need of repair? How do you determine whether it is more cost-effective to replace your roof? In two brief, animated, whiteboard videos, we answer these questions and more.
If you’re a business owner and you’ve been thinking about replacing your commercial roof, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 passed in December 2017 could make it easier to do so. The TCJA creates certain advantages for commercial real estate owners under its expansion of the IRS tax code.
In the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, there are some clear advantages for commercial real estate owners under the new law’s expansion of Section 179 of the IRS tax code.
It happens all the time—your roofing contractors don’t show, your commercial roof problems remain unresolved or you are thrown for a loop when unexpected charges appear on your bill. As the owner of a commercial building, you should expect full transparency from your roofing contractor.
A commercial roof replacement is a major endeavor, so it comes as no surprise that one of a building owner’s first considerations is cost. Roofing costs can vary considerably, so what should a building owner expect when receiving quotes from commercial roofers?
Commercial roofing is an intricate and technical job. One major piece of equipment necessary for almost every roof application job is an overhead crane called a boom truck. The boom truck is a cornerstone of any commercial roofing company, and the lack of one will likely cost you, the customer, in the long run.