Many commercial property managers are unfamiliar with the roofing material that protects their business. If you do not know the difference between PVC and TPO, this message is for you! Today we dive into the popular waterproofing flat roof materials. What are they? What are the benefits each one provides? Who manufactures them? Let’s go behind the scenes to uncover the story behind each protective covering.(more…)
Potato, po-tah-to; tomato, to-mah-to. Some words seem different just by their pronunciation, but with roof waterproofing, silicone is not silicon. And silicone is the absolute best rooftop waterproofing for low-slope roofs. It is not right for steep-slope roofs, however. The answer to, “What is the best waterproofing?” is really two answers: low-slope and steep-slope roofs.(more…)
Unless you are in the enviable position of being a facilities manager for a municipal government facility, OSHA always looms large. When determining safe and easy rooftop access for roofing maintenance, what do you need to know?(more…)
No commercial property owners have ever complained about having idle time on their hands. You have a lot to get done, never enough time, and never enough resources. So for keeping on top of roof maintenance, consider these five steps to building a better roof maintenance inspection checklist.(more…)
Several factors affect how frequently you arrange roof maintenance from your local, reliable commercial roof contractor. Experts will tell you the age of your roof, your typical weather patterns, and the composition of your roof all mesh to dictate whether you arrange annual or semiannual maintenance and inspection visits.(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…)