Strong, persistent winds put roof coverings to the test and can cause devastating and costly damage. This is especially true in Florida, which can be prone to extreme winds during hurricane seasons. As such, choosing the best roof for high winds is crucial for protection against high wind scenarios.
Florida is a unique state for many reasons. It’s a no-income-tax state, it has fantastic weather, and it happens to have some of the most stringent roofing laws, especially for commercial flat roofs. The state has a long history of hurricanes and strong winds. It has regularly updated its building codes and roofing laws to ensure commercial roofs can withstand the pressure of the winds, protect the tenants and save building owners from losses. One of those requirements is regular commercial roof maintenance and inspections.
A good night’s sleep is one of many benefits of hiring a roofing contractor and one not to take lightly. The Centers for Disease Control point to a harsh reality affecting owners and managers alike: 1 in 3 American adults don’t get enough sleep. Do you really want to toss and turn worrying over the roof repair done on your commercial property? (more…)
Sunny Florida is actually all wet. Oakland Park, for example, gets a staggering 62 inches of rain a year according to Sperling’s Best Places. All that water has to go somewhere, and your commercial building’s roof is a big target. Mold, mildew, ruined roofs — these are just three of the many problems water can cause in your commercial property. When you hire a roofer with expertise in waterproofing, you get three big benefits that protect your building.(more…)
When did you stop learning? We hope the answer is, “I haven’t,” because a commercial property manager must keep up to date on every aspect of the job. Does your commercial roofer care about your education? Does your commercial roofer try to help you, or does the roofer take advantage of your ignorance? Here are some ways to measure the respect your roofer has for your knowledge.
What makes a commercial roofer exceptionally good? Is it longevity, reliability, or quality? Is it a combination of great customer service, superb workmanship, and quick response time? What should you be looking for in an exceptionally good commercial roofer?(more…)
What does your company hope to achieve? How would a secure, watertight roof help you achieve that goal? One way to further your own company’s vision is to partner with vendors who themselves are driven to achieve great things. Integrity is the most important measure of a man, a woman, or a company.(more…)
Residential homeowners in the Fort Lauderdale area have it easy compared to facilities managers, don’t they? A homeowner shops for the roofer then buys a new roof and that’s that. If the job is not first-rate, the only ones to grumble are family members. But what of the facilities manager? The fiscal health and survival of an entire company rides on the selection of a trustworthy roofing contractor. Consider these three tips when selecting the right professional.
Is a roof always a roof? It sounds silly, but for some residential roofing contractors, any ol’ roof will do — commercial or residential. Yet a commercial roof is completely different from a residential roof, and a good commercial roofer knows this. Among West Palm Beach commercial roofing companies, the best ones strive to know three things about your industrial or business property before starting any job. (more…)
As the building owner or property manager bearing all the responsibility for selecting a roofing contractor for commercial roof repair, new roofing, or maintenance, how do you find the right roofer? Roofing contractors throughout south Florida are plentiful and easy to find; finding a qualified roofing contractor is much harder. (more…)