Single-Ply Roofing

Which Single-Ply Roofing System Is Best for Your Facility? (PVC, EPDM or TPO?) Choosing the right singly-ply roof system for your facility is important to the structure of your building. Before you dive into a decision, consider a few key details about your roof. How severe is the slope? Will there be lots of foot […]


 Roofing Seasonality

Taking advantage of the seasonality of the roofing industry   It’s a pretty well known fact that the easiest time to replace a roof is when the weather is perfect – sun is shining and there is no impending threat of rain.  It’s really just common sense.  Similar to any company in the construction industry, […]


 Checklist of Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Roofing Contractor

  A new roof is a major investment, so before you hire a roofing contractor, it pays to ask a few questions. Getting estimates from contractors is the easy part, but the contractor who promises to get the job done the fastest and cheapest, isn’t always the best choice. When you’re looking for a reputable […]


 Tips to Guarantee Successful Roof Installation

When frequent maintenance on an aging roof can no longer keep pace with leaks and deterioration, it’s time for a new roof. Facility managers are notorious for putting off roof replacement because choosing a roof system and the right contractor to install it, can be complex and confusing. At North American Roofing, we understand the […]


 Ballasted EPDM Roofing Systems: How Cool Are They?

When you think of  single-ply EPDM roofing systems, you probably think about the membrane’s superior weatherability, its remarkable resistance to deterioration and its capacity to remain strong and flexible even in frigid temperatures. You might already know that rubberized EPDM membrane is recyclable and that it often comes with one of the longest warranties in […]


 Case Study: Corporate Disk Company

Corporate Disk Company McHenry, IL l 2013 22,926 sq. ft. l 60-mil, Non-reinforced EPDM Ballasted Roof After 20 years, the 22,926 sq. ft. roof on the Corporate Disk Company’s facility in McHenry, Illinois, needed to be replaced. The company, which manufactures digital media products and accessories, was looking for a long-term solution. The facility’s existing […]


 Single-Ply Roofing: Installation Considerations

Because they’re flexible, durable and amazingly weather-resistant, single-ply roofing systems have grown in popularity with low-slope facility owners and managers. High quality EPDM, TPO and PVC membranes, manufactured under strict quality controls, are suitable for both new roof and re-roofing projects. Installation methods vary, depending on the type of single-ply system selected and other criteria, […]


 Choosing the Right Roofing System

Choosing the right roofing system for your facility can be difficult without some help from the pros. Because new roofs and re-roofing projects are expensive propositions, getting the most bang for your buck requires careful assessment. Fortunately, North American Roofing specialists are trained to evaluate your building’s physical aspects, your business goals and aesthetic desires, […]


 Advantages of EPDM Roof Systems

Not all roofing systems can brag that they’ve been around for more than four decades. Technically known as “ethylene propylene diene terpolymer,” EPDM is an exceptionally strong and resilient roofing system that can last 30 years or longer when installed and maintained correctly. If you’re in the market for a new facility roof or you […]