What You Should Know About Thermoplastic Olefin Roofing

Posted on: 6 August 2015
Thermoplastic olefin roofing or TPO roofing is a popular commercial roofing option. The substance is still relatively new, but it has a lot of advantages that make it desirable. If your building needs a new roof, consider switching to a TPO roof. Check out these six important facts to help you determine if it's the right roof for you. They're More Than Just Rubber Made from ethylene propylene rubber, TPO roofing membranes are far from just being rubber.
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3 Questions To Ask About Your Commercial Roof Repair Needs

Posted on: 16 July 2015
Many commercial buildings feature flat roofs as a means of optimizing internal space, but these structures can present questions not commonly associated with ordinary residential roofing needs. Here are three questions you should have ready for your building's commercial roofer. 1. "Why Is Our Flat Roof Flooding?" A flat roof can easily become a flooded roof due to the fact that it can't simply shed water the way a sloped design can.
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New Acrylic Roof Restoration Systems Offer Benefits For Your Business And The Environment

Posted on: 24 June 2015
Traditionally, when a commercial roof wears out, it is torn up and replaced with a new one. That may be about to change, thanks to the development of new acrylic roof coatings for flat-roofed commercial buildings. These coatings are designed to be sprayed on damaged, existing roofs. They adhere tightly to the roof's surface, forming a waterproof membrane and protecting the building from moisture, thermal shock, and wind -- just like a completely new roof would.
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Diverting Water From Rooftop Curbs: An Overview Of Crickets

Posted on: 15 April 2015
Having a sound and secure roof is the first step in preventing water intrusions. Most roofs only last, on average, half of their expected lifespan, and are one of the main causes of water intrusion, which makes up approximately 40% of all building-related problems. Rooftop curbs and the intersection where the chimney and the roof meet are some of the more vulnerable parts of a roof. Roofing crickets can secure these areas to divert water away.
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