Why is property insurance important? You know the answer: if a fire destroys your Fort Lauderdale business, you need money to start over. Why is hurricane preparedness important? You may not know the answer to that. Every business owner or facilities manager knows the risk of fire, but what are the risks with hurricanes? How can you be ready for what you cannot control? Consider a checklist so you do not overlook anything. Put these items on that checklist. (more…)
You are responsible for maintaining the value and usability of commercial property. That is an enormous responsibility. Who can you enlist to spread the burden? Your local, reliable commercial roofing company can help you protect a business by performing diligent roof maintenance. (more…)
The Pantheon in Rome is one of the oldest buildings on earth, and it has a hole in its roof. It was designed to have a hole, and any rain infiltrating through the 25-foot hole is drained off the slightly slanted floor. No roof lasts forever, and in the Fort Lauderdale area, wind and weather wear down roofs very fast. Here are four tell-tale signs you need a new low-slope (flat) roof. (more…)
The experienced eye of a commercial roofer can spot small details in the largest commercial roof, details which could spell trouble. From small depressions in the surface indicating compressed insulation to oval holes for mechanical fasteners indicating stress movement (and possible water infiltration), a highly trained roofer can see past the large-scale storm damage. Their laser-like focus is one reason to trust a professional roofer instead of your facilities crew with storm cleanup. (more…)
You know you need it. You may not want it, but you know your business needs a new low-slope roof. Before you commit to such a huge capital investment, you want to know what is involved. Your reputation, as well as the structural integrity of your commercial property, ride on this decision.
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.
Cartoon character Homer Simpson may think facts are meaningless, but any facilities manager or commercial property manager makes sound business decisions from facts, not feelings. If you are tasked to compare thermoplastic olefin (TPO) membrane and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) roofing, you need facts about two complex materials.