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 […]


 Three Drainage Solutions for Flat Roofs

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The Proper Flat Roof Drainage System Can Help Preserve Your Roof’s Integrity Flat roofs have a long history in the United States, especially for commercial construction. However, flat roofs depend greatly on proper drainage of rain and snow melt to preserve their integrity.  Without it, pooling water can occur and cause leaks, deterioration in the roof […]


 Keeping Your Data Center Cool with the Right Roof

Data Center

The Right Roofing System for Your Data Center Could Save You on Energy Costs One of the primary logistical problems associated with large data centers is the heat generated by servers and other machinery. The same machines that generate heat need to be kept cool in order to function properly, which leads to a potentially […]


 National Preparedness Month- Building Safety Plan

Emergency Preparedness

Create a Building Safety Plan For National Preparedness Month National Preparedness Month reminds us all to prepare now for the unexpected in the future. The Department of Homeland Security’s “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” theme from last year returned this year with a continuing emphasis on preparedness for youth, older adults, and people with […]


 4 Interesting Ways Green Roofs Have Been Used

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Installing Green Roofs Can Bring More Than Aesthetic Appeal Roof landscaping is taking big cities and small towns alike by storm. Between the environmental savings, energy savings and aesthetic appeal, it is easy to see why installing a green vegetative roof is becoming the popular choice for many businesses. Green roofs can be used in […]


 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 […]


 Hiring a roofing contractor

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Hiring a Roofing Contractor for Your Facility? Keep in Mind These Essentials Climate and time put a lot of wear and tear on the roof of any industrial or commercial facility, but sooner or later it becomes necessary to repair or replace even the sturdiest of roofs. Assembling the funds is only the first step […]


 Benefits of Heat Welded Seams

Heat weld seams

How Heat Welded Seams Can Strengthen Your Roof  Your building’s roof keeps out heat and cold and protects your business against inclement weather.  It works to defend your facility against leaks and moisture infiltration. While there are many types of roofing to choose from, some roofs do not prove as long-lasting as promised, and may […]


 Buying Industrial Facilities

Industrial Facilities

When Buying Industrial Facilities, Don’t Forget the Inspections Purchasing an industrial facility is an exciting endeavor for a growing business. A new industrial or commercial property can expand your opportunities and build your revenue. However, if the proper precautions are neglected, a newly acquired building may prove to be an investment too pricey to maintain. […]


 Executive Insight – Roof Service Contracts

Roof Service Contract

Know what to look for when implementing a Roof Service Contract. We continue to get a lot of response to our blog posts on the importance of preventative maintenance.  Obviously, we are big supporters of taking a proactive and preventative approach to the overall state of your roof specifically because a well-maintained roof is easier […]


 Executive Insight – The Right Candidate

Finding the Right Candidate

Finding the right candidate often requires a different approach. For the past 6 years, the hardest segment of the workforce to employ has been the skilled trades – welders, electricians, machinists, and especially ROOFERS.  And it is not just a problem in the U.S.  The shortage of skilled labor is having a negative impact on […]


 Roofing Consultant: What Should You Look for in a Roofing Contractor?

Roofing Consultant

Roofing Consultants have a difficult job – here’s some tips on how to make it easier. Being responsible for the maintenance of an industrial roof carries with it a lot of work and worry, but as a roofing consultant, the relationship that you develop with a contractor can significantly improve your ability to get the […]