roofing basics and choosing replacement materials

Four Commercial Roof Issues That Can Be Encountered

The problems that your business's roof is the most likely to experience will vary depending on its design, the local weather, the materials used and the quality of the maintenance that was done to it. If you own the building where your business is located, it will be up to you to undertake the repairs that may arise the most frequently. Unwanted Heat Gain Heat gain through the roof can severely increase the temperature inside the structure.   Read More...

Holiday Decorations Installed By Roofers? Here's How

As long as the job at hand has something to do with roofing and you pay the roofers, just about any job is fair game. This includes installing holiday decorations on a roof. If this sounds like a service you can use, here is more about it and how you can get it. Contractors That Provide Holiday Decoration Installation on Your Roof It started a few years back when elderly people could not decorate their homes for the holidays.   Read More...

Buying A Commercial Building? Reasons You Should Invest In A Roof Inspection

When you are looking to buy a commercial building, you will likely hire a commercial building inspector to complete an inspection. This is similar to a home inspection. As part of their inspection, they will briefly look at the roof. As such, you may think that you don't need the roof further inspected before purchasing unless they advise you otherwise. However, there are many reasons why it is wise to invest in a commercial roofing inspection regardless of whether the building inspector recommends it or not.   Read More...

Concrete Roof Styles To Consider

Concrete is one of the most diverse impractical construction materials. It is a great product for roofing shingles, especially on commercial buildings. There are many different shingle and tile styles that are made out of concrete. This article explains a few the most popular concrete roofing styles, and why they are so practical. Spanish Tiles Spanish style shingles are very popular in sunny environments. They originated in Spain, but you can now find them everywhere from the suburbs of New York, to commercial buildings in Southern California.   Read More...

3 Helpful Tips When Maintaining An Asphalt Shingle Roof

Installing an asphalt shingle roof on your home is a great idea because this material is affordable and comes in many different styles. It does require some maintenance, though, which doesn't have to be difficult if you remember these tips.  Keep Branches Away When branches get close to your asphalt shingle roof, significant damage could result when the wind picks up. Heavy storms move the branches back and forth, ripping apart asphalt shingles in the vicinity.   Read More...