Coating your commercial roof system can be a less expensive and logical alternative to roof replacement assuming the proper criteria is met. In some cases it makes perfect sense to coat, but in other cases it is not the best option. So how do you decide?
How can you tell if your commercial roof needs maintenance? Can you recognize the warning signs of damage? As a business owner you have plenty of other expenses to think about, so it can be helpful to know what to expect from your roof warranty and how to get the longest possible life out of your roof.
Roberts Roofing Company has assembled a free guide to help building owners understand what to expect from their professional roofing contractors when it comes to repairs and maintenance, and also to recognize the earliest signs of damage.
Believe it or not, spring arrives in less than two weeks, and there is no better time to schedule an inspection of your commercial roof. While it has been a relatively mild winter for Northeast Ohio, we have experienced high winds, snow and ice, and the many freeze/thaw cycles we’ve had can result in wear and tear on your commercial roof.
Do you know how well your roof fared over the past four or five months? There is no better time to find out! Spring is an ideal time to check for any winter damage or necessary general maintenance so that you can address any problems now and expand the lifespan of your flat roof.
The application of commercial roof systems is an acquired skill, and like any craft, it must be honed. Many contractors can install a new commercial roof system, but only trained, certified professionals can do it correctly and secure the coveted manufacturers’ warranties, which range from 15 to 35 years of complete coverage.
Autumn is a beautiful time of the year. As the leaves continue to fall and the temperatures begin to drop, those of us who make Northeast Ohio home know that the crisp fall days will soon give way to snow, wind and cold temperatures. For commercial and industrial building owners, there are steps you can take now to help ensure your flat roof can survive the winter ahead.
A commonly used analogy in the roofing business is that building owners should treat their commercial roof like their automobile. Routine maintenance is not only encouraged, but expected.
When commercial building owners consider the investment in their commercial roof, they often look at the initial cost of installing or replacing the roof and the warranty that comes with it at installation. However, there are many factors to consider when looking at the overall life cycle of a commercial roof. Let’s look at a few of most important factors affecting the performance and expense of a flat roof. They generally fall into three phases: new roof, maintenance and restoration/replacement.
As a building owner, your commercial roof is one of your most expensive investments. Just as you schedule regular maintenance checks for your car or home, regular maintenance of a flat roof will help to prevent costly and premature repairs. Just think, your roof not only protects your building—it ensures Read more…
Commercial roofs are made to withstand varying weather elements. Depending on the roofing materials used, a well-maintained commercial roof should last anywhere from 20 to 30 years. However, certain external factors can affect the wear and tear on the roof, leading to leaks and damage from materials coming loose. While Read more…