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4 Reasons Why Your Flat Roof Has Leaks

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4 Reasons Why Your Flat Roof Has Leaks

A low-slope or “flat” roof can leak for many reasons, such as deferring maintenance that allows small problems to grow large. Four very common problems call for professional prowess. 

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Behind The Scenes Of Flat Roof Waterproofing Products

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Behind The Scenes Of Flat Roof Waterproofing Products

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.

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Behind The Scenes Of Patching Waterproofing Membrane

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Behind The Scenes Of Patching Waterproofing Membrane

Theoretical questions are seldom helpful in the hectic daily work of managing a commercial property. Yet you can hope your facilities crew is asking a rhetorical question if they say, “Can you patch a waterproofing membrane?” That question comes up because, somehow, the waterproofing membrane on your property’s roof has failed. This is a headache you don’t want, often have, and can seldom cure in-house.

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3 Benefits Of Hiring A Waterproofing Company

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3 Benefits Of Hiring A Waterproofing Company

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. 

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What Is The Best Roof Waterproofing?

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What Is The Best Roof Waterproofing?

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. 

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How To Plan Your Roof Maintenance Schedule

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How To Plan Your Roof Maintenance Schedule

The near-perfect remedy for roof leaks is a schedule of roof inspections and maintenance visits twice a year. Commercial roofs take tremendous beatings from Mother Nature, especially in Florida’s changeable, severe weather cycles. 

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5 Steps To Create The Best Roof Maintenance Checklist

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5 Steps To Create The Best Roof Maintenance Checklist

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. 

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How To Budget For Your Roof Maintenance Costs

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How To Budget For Your Roof Maintenance Costs

Rules of thumb proliferate in every industry, including commercial roofing. Planning a yearly budget, most facilities managers or property owners may base the next year’s maintenance budget on last year’s budget. That may not always be the best approach.

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How Often You Need To Do Roof Maintenance 

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How Often You Need To Do Roof Maintenance

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. 

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How to Tell if Your Roofer Cares about Your Education

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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. 

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