Does Reflective Roofing Make Sense for Northern Facilities?

Reflective Roofing

The Advantages of Reflective Roofing for Northern Facilities Advances in technology are changing the way buildings are constructed or remodeled, and roofs are no exception. The use of reflective roofing, which can protect the building from the sun’s rays, is steadily rising. An increasing number of business owners are opting to install a reflective commercial […]


 TPO vs. PVC: Which Roofing Membrane Will Withstand Punctures?

Which Commercial Roofing Membrane is Right for You As a facility manager, you might already be aware that TPO and PVC are viable options for commercial roofing membranes, but what you may not be so aware of is which of them is better able to withstand punctures. The truth is that your flat roof can become […]


 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, […]


 Metal Roofing Retrofit

Replace Your Metal Roofing System with a TPO Flute Fill System Metal roofing systems are known for their architectural beauty and their ability to withstand most elements.  But even metal roofs, over time, can show signs of wear.  Extensive exposure to extreme weather, UV exposure, and debris buildup will eventually take their toll on even the […]


 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 […]


 Benefits of a White Thermoplastic (TPO) Membrane Roof

If you’ve been thinking about a cool roof for a while, you’ve undoubtedly come across the term “TPO,” which is short for Thermoplastic polyolefin. One of the fastest growing roofing systems around, white thermoplastic membrane offers reduced cooling costs and energy savings for facilities located in warm climates. White and light-colored thermoplastic roof membranes feature […]


 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 […]


 Benefits of a White Thermoplastic (TPO) Membrane Roof

If you’ve been thinking about a cool roof for a while, you’ve undoubtedly come across the term “TPO,” which is short for Thermoplastic polyolefin. One of the fastest growing roofing systems around, white thermoplastic membrane offers reduced cooling costs and energy savings for facilities located in warm climates. White and light-colored thermoplastic roof membranes feature […]


 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, […]


 TPO Maintenance Best Practices

When it’s in good condition, a thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roof reflects harsh UV rays and resists heat and chemical damage. Like all roof membranes, however, over time, TPO’s integrity can be affected by structural stress and environmental exposure, resulting in surface degradation, thinning and shrinkage. No roof lasts forever, but with a good maintenance plan, […]