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 […]


 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 […]


 When Elastomeric Roof Coating is a Good Option

When your facility roof needs a pick-me-up but you’re not ready to shell out the big bucks to replace it – applying an elastomeric roof coating  might be the best option. Roof coatings can extend roof life and they are suitable for many types of roofs, including single-ply, metal, built-up roofing (BUR) and modified bitumen […]


 Polyiso Roof Insulation Payback

As climate-control costs skyrocket, facility managers are constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce utility bills without sacrificing the comfort of their workers or tenants. Polyisocyanurate, or polyiso, insulation is versatile, durable and offers a high level of thermal performance. A study conducted by the trade association of the Polyiso industry (PIMA), indicated that by […]


 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 […]


 Andy Fort Joins North American Roofing as Director of Estimating

NEWS RELEASE June 23, 2014, Asheville NC – North American Roofing continues to build their national presence and reputation as the “most trusted and respected roofing company in the U.S.,” with the hiring of Andy Fort, as Director of Estimating. Fort will manage the Estimating, CAD and Roof Tech teams from the company’s headquarters in […]


 North American Roofing’s IKEA Project Recognized for Excellence in Energy Management

North American Roofing has been a pioneer in commercial and industrial roofing systems for more than three-and-a-half decades. Recently, one of our cutting-edge projects, the installation of 36,000 solar laminate panels on the IKEA distribution center in Perryville, Maryland, earned recognition by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing. The Center’s recent Excellence in Design […]


 Welcome Mary Michael, Director of Training!

As Director of Training, Mary Michael oversees North American Roofing’s training and staff development program. Mary directs and implements our technical and specific skill training for new and current employees. With more than 17 years of directorship expertise, she brings a wealth of strategic experience to her position. Mary graduated from Appalachian State University in […]


 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 […]


 Kicking Off the Holiday Season of Giving

Last Thursday, December 12th, was not business as usual here at North American Roofing. Instead, it was a day of shopping, wrapping and delivering happiness to local families in need during the holiday season. There was no shortage of laughter and good cheer as more than 120 North American Roofing employees, from across the country, […]