Commercial Roof Maintenance – Keeping Gutters and Drains Clean in the Fall

In the last few weeks, we’ve talked a lot about the importance of inspecting your facility roof, performing periodic maintenance and making vital repairs before cold weather sets in. Today, we’re going to focus on just how damaging natural debris can be. All those beautiful autumn leaves can wreak havoc on a facility roof. Debris […]


 How Faulty HVAC Units Affect Commercial Roofing Systems

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Roof Problems Caused by HVAC Units Pose Potential Risks to Your Roof’s Integrity. Facility and plant managers have a lot on their plates, and keeping everyone who spends their days inside comfortable is a top priority. On top of most commercial buildings, you will find multiple HVAC units (hopefully) humming along nicely as they work […]


 Roof Moisture

Types of Moisture in Low-Slope Roofing Systems The owners of commercial and industrial buildings owe it to themselves to learn as much as possible about the dangers that can impact the overall performance of their flat roofs. Roof moisture is just one of those dangers, and it’s one that appears in a few distinct ways. […]


 Commercial Roof Leak

Signs of Commercial Roof Leaks at Your Facility If you own or manage a facility, it is important to have your roof checked on a regular basis to ensure it is fully operational. Such maintenance tasks are key to the smooth and safe daily operation of any enterprise. However, unless you have previous roofing contractor […]


 Winter Effects on Your Commercial Roof

Heavy snows, cold temperatures, and other winter effects send most facility managers indoors to focus on maintaining a comfortable interior climate. However, snow, ice and thermal shock cannot be ignored. Commercial buildings with flat roofs are at increased risk because of their wide spans and their low-slopes. Those two factors can prohibit snow to slide […]


 Pre-Winter Roof Inspections Can Reduce Utility Costs

There’s still time to reduce your seasonal utility costs before Old Man Winter sets in for good. Many parts of the country won’t succumb to the Big Chill until January or even February, but waiting that long to have your roof inspected is a gamble. Energy costs are at an all-time high, and if your […]


 How HVAC Units Can Hurt Your Roof

No one wants to stay in a sweltering-hot building — so keeping workers and tenants comfortably cool is high on most facility managers’ lists. Although they make the climate bearable indoors, rooftop air conditioning units are among the biggest culprits when it comes to roof-related problems. Since  rooftop HVAC units penetrate the roof system, the […]


 Escape Winter Roof Woes with Fall Maintenance Measures

Fall is the perfect time to prepare your facility roof for the coming cold. In many regions of the U.S., winter brings frigid temperatures, icy winds and heavy snow loads, all of which stress building roof systems. During repeated cycles of snow and ice melt, water can seep into tiny roof cracks and refreeze, expanding […]