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What You Need to Know about Snow and Your Roof

December 18th, 2017|

A typical New England winter produces a lot of snow, and this kind of precipitation can cause significant problems on a commercial or industrial roof. Here are some of the most common snow-related issues that can wreak havoc on your roof: […]

What You Need to Know about Snowload and Flat Roofs

December 14th, 2017|

Winter weather can take a toll on your commercial building’s flat roof, and the amount of snow we get here in the northeast is particularly concerning because of the stress that its weight puts on the roof. Learning about your roof’s snow load and the potential impact it has on the structure can help you avert costly damage to your roof and the building it protects.

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Why Your Roof Needs a Maintenance Plan

November 30th, 2017|

 

As a commercial property owner or manager, one of your main priorities is protecting the value of your property’s assets. Since your roof is a costly building component that shields the entire structure from the weather, it makes good fiscal sense to develop a sound strategy for roof care. An experienced commercial roofing specialist is your best source for advice on the exact care your roof needs, but in general, an effective strategy includes regular inspections, routine maintenance, timely repairs, effective preservation measures and planning for a future replacement. […]

Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Winter Now

November 27th, 2017|

 

If you’re not prepared, our Connecticut winter weather can wreak havoc on your commercial roof and cause structural deterioration, water damage or even a devastating roof collapse. While you can’t control the weather, you can minimize the harm it does to your roof, building, and contents by taking these steps: […]

Avoid Disaster with a Well Thought Out Maintenance Plan

November 20th, 2017|

The term “roofing disaster” might bring to mind a sudden and catastrophic event like a roof collapse under a heavy snow load, or a large section of the roof membrane torn being off in a windstorm. While these events certainly qualify as disasters, the costly damage that stems from a lack of roof maintenance can be equally disastrous to your bottom line. The good news is that implementing a well-thought-out roof maintenance plan can protect your commercial property and help you avoid the expense and headaches of preventable disasters caused by:

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How to Prepare for Commercial Roof Installation

November 2nd, 2017|

If the roof on your commercial property has reached the end of its useful lifespan, you’re likely facing a new installation. Learning what to expect and how to you can best prepare for the installation can ensure that the project goes smoothly with minimal stress and inconvenience. Here’s some helpful advice on how to make your Amherst roof installation a success:

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4 Ways to Manage Your Commercial Roof Efficiently

October 26th, 2017|

Your commercial property’s roof is a costly and critically-important asset, and its value goes well beyond the cost of replacement because it protects the entire structure from the elements. Managing your commercial roof efficiently is the key to ensure it reaches its full useful lifespan with a minimal amount of time and cash investment on your part. Here are four effective strategies that you can implement for efficient roof management:

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Tips for Being Prepared for Snow Removal

October 2nd, 2017|

With another winter on the way, the roof on your commercial property will soon have to endure considerable stress from snow, ice, and slush. The time to get prepared for winters worst is now, well before the first flakes of snow begin to fly.

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3 Ways Thermal Imaging Your Roof Saves Big Money

September 28th, 2017|

 

As a commercial building owner or manager, the premature failure of a key structural asset like the roof can have a big impact on your bottom line. Managing your roofing asset with timely inspections is the best way to avoid unexpected roof-related expenditures. Unfortunately, you can’t count on visual evaluations alone to pinpoint areas where subsurface moisture is causing slow and steady roof deterioration. […]

What You Need to Know about Stellar Roof Maintenance Plans

August 28th, 2017|

 

The roof on your commercial property sits in a vulnerable position, so it’s particularly susceptible to aging and wear. If you don’t maintain the roof it won’t stay watertight, and the roof and the building beneath are going to deteriorate. The result can be water damage to the roof decking and insulation, as well as the interior walls, ceilings and electrical and mechanical systems, and a decline in indoor air quality. Developing a stellar roof maintenance plan can let you avoid these costly consequences and help preserve the value of your commercial property. […]