How Faulty HVAC Units Affect Commercial Roofing Systems

HVAC roof problems

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 Cleaning: Why, When, and How it Should Be Done

Roof Cleaning

With spring’s arrival comes the need for commercial roof cleaning for many businesses. Spring is the best time of year to have roofs professionally cleaned and repaired because of the favorable weather conditions. A roof that has been covered in snow and exposed to cold temperatures for so long can negatively impact an organization’s operations. […]


 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 […]


 Evaluating Roof Leaks and Repairing Damage

Industrial Roof Replacement in Progress

Roofs and water are natural enemies. Even small roof leaks can cause damage to interior ceiling tiles, equipment, computers and inventory. When leaks happen, whether from storms, material failure or roof neglect, prompt leak repair is essential for restoring the roof’s watertight integrity. Check Your Warranty Your roof warranty lists the type of roof system, limitations […]


 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 […]


 Protecting Your New Roof Investment – North American Roofing

Advances in the quality of commercial roofing products in the last few years are giving facility owners top-notch, long-lasting roofs. Despite these improvements, no roof is maintenance free. The best way to get the most useful life out of your new roof is to develop a comprehensive plan to prevent damage to the roof and […]


 Identifying and Addressing Roof Problem Areas

Pinpointing roof problems while they are still small and manageable translates into big savings for facility owners. Over time, high winds, torrential rains, snow loads and UV sun-rays take a toll on the best roofs. Some roof areas are more likely to fail before others are, and these areas should be examined regularly for signs […]


 Signs of an Interior Roof Problem

Interior Signs of a Roof Problem By the time you spot evidence of an interior roof problem, you could already be facing costly roofing and structural repairs. Because most roof problems start small and gradually get bigger, moisture and water damage to your facility can reach critical levels before the problem makes its presence known inside […]