Flat roofs are extremely popular for many commercial properties. They instal quickly, require minimal maintenance, and are less expensive than steep-slope roofing. Just because flat roofs require minimal maintenance, it doesn’t mean that as a property manager you can just forget about them. There are still signs & symptoms that can indicate you should call a professional to get yours looked at. Here are three things to keep in mind when managing a flat roof so it can have the longest life.
Help wanted: Position requires standing on commercial property’s rooftop 24 hours a day, seven days a week; no holidays, no sick days, no time off. Few people would apply for such a job, but to fully protect your company’s roof, such a job is needed. A roof monitor can fulfill that, plus provide other benefits. For employee protection, safeguarding against lawsuits, and structural integrity of your business, consider a roof monitor. (more…)
Re-roofing is a preferred method of minimizing infrastructure expense on your commercial property since it is more substantial than roofing over an existing roof or simply making patchwork repairs. Knowing when to re-roof your property is difficult; work with your commercial roofing contractor to schedule re-roofing but learn some of the signs for yourself, so you know when to call in the pros. (more…)
Water degrades commercial roofing; the big question any facilities manager needs to ask is not if it does, but how fast it does. The rate of degradation dictates the level of response you need. We will look at both extremes: fast degradation from weather emergencies and the insidious, slow degradation from standing water accumulating without calling attention to itself. (more…)
A commercial roof is usually thought of as an ongoing expense. You are expected to spend money on installing commercial roofing, keeping it watertight, repairing it and planning for its replacement. You can, though, save money without compromising your roof’s structural integrity or quality if you consider these three strategies. (more…)
You know your Fort Lauderdale commercial roof needs flat roof repair. Your professional roofing contractor identified several areas that call for money, time and attention. How should you prioritize the flat roof repair work your building needs? The worst way is to go with the small-ticket items first; the best way is to consider the effect the repairs will have. (more…)
Autumn in Fort Lauderdale may not seem much different from other times of the year, but autumn weather is not identical to the area’s sun-drenched summer months. What effect does fall weather have on your roof? As a leading commercial roofer in the Fort Lauderdale area, we at PSI Roofing can tell you first-hand what to expect. (more…)
Nature reserves her most interesting displays for the edges, such as the edge of the ocean, where it meets gentle sands or steep mountains. Edges on commercial roofs are a different issue altogether. Roof repairs that seem simple can sometimes be problems, like work at roof edges.
Do you know why we’re one of the best contractors in the Miami, Florida area? In 2015 we were honored to receive the highest contractor award given by GAF: the President’s Club Award, and we were super excited to receive it again for 2016. This is the third year in a row PSI Roofing has been honored to receive this award.