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Does Your Commercial Roof Need a Makeover? How to Tell

May 8th, 2017|

 

 

Commercial roofs in general are designed to last for many years, but every one is unique. Because your commercial roof is custom-made, there are a number of variables that can contribute to its current condition, including the type of roofing material, the quality of installation, the weather conditions it has been exposed to, as well as its maintenance and repair history. […]

Commercial Roof Tax Tips You Need to Know

May 1st, 2017|

Your firm’s fiscal year may not mean that April 18, 2017 is tax day for you, but knowing a few tips and tricks is a good strategy for getting your commercial roof to give back to you at tax time. As a leader in commercial roofing for southeast New York, we know most business owners view their roofs as — no pun intended — overhead. Capital repairs, however, are tax deductions, though you can depreciate some roof work while taking the full deduction for other work. […]

Smart Building Managers Do These 3 Things First

April 3rd, 2017|

As the owner or manager of a commercial property, you spend a significant amount of time keeping the building well maintained and in good repair. The roof is one building component that deserves extra time and attention, even though it only represents approximately 5% of the building’s value. Why? Because this single structural component safeguards about 95% of the entire asset, so its condition directly affects virtually all of the building systems. […]

How to Make Your Roof’s ROI Soar

March 20th, 2017|

A primary goal of commercial building owners and managers is maximizing the ROI on each of their property’s assets, but many fail to realize that the roof is one valuable asset that can help pay for itself. To realize the full potential ROI of your property’s roof, you need to manage the asset effectively and this requires a sound roof maintenance strategy. […]

3 Ways Poor Maintenance Causes Industrial Roofing Problems

March 13th, 2017|

Maintaining the roof on your industrial building is vital to counteract the daily abuse it takes from the elements. Timely maintenance can also minimize the extent of any necessary industrial roof repairs and maximize the longevity of the asset, which saves you money over the long term. Here are three ways that you can negatively impact your roof and budget by ignoring its maintenance needs: […]

How to Fight Back Against Rain Destruction

March 6th, 2017|

The serious harm that water does to a commercial roof isn’t always swift and catastrophic – in fact, it’s often slow and stealthy. Usually, a roof retains or absorbs water because of deficiencies like seam separations, punctures in the membrane, damaged/missing flashing or drainage and slope problems that aren’t noticed and corrected quickly enough. […]

3 Reasons Metal Roof Replacement is the Best Move for Your Commercial Building

February 6th, 2017|

Most businesses intend to stay in business. Think about it: do you invest in a building, hire employees, create products, and then hope to go out of business in a decade? Unlikely. Everything about your business should suggest you intend to be in the game for the long haul. Durability is just one reason to consider metal roof replacement for your Hudson Valley commercial property. […]

What You Need to Know About Reflective Roofing For Your Building

January 30th, 2017|

Astronauts wear white space suits. They do this, NASA tells us, to reflect the sun’s direct, radiant heat. If you think the roof of your Westchester County industrial or commercial building gets hot in August, consider the surface of a space suit exposed to direct sunlight: 240°F! The white reflects heat back into space, helping to keep the astronaut cool. The same is true of your building’s rooftop. For expert installation and maintenance of reflective roofing, Westchester County businesses turn to local expert roofers, such as Vanguard Roofing. […]

Make Sure Your Industrial Roof Inspection Includes These 3 Things

January 23rd, 2017|

The roof on your industrial building endures a yearly onslaught from the elements that leaves it vulnerable to damage. If the roof starts to leak from this weather-related wear and tear, the building’s structure and its contents are also at risk. To fully protect your investment and safeguard the structure and everything inside […]

The Worst Kind of Snow for Your Roof

December 21st, 2016|

Which is worse for your Amherst-area commercial roof: a blanket of fresh snow, or snow from a few days ago? If you face the logistics and cost of rooftop snow removal and do not have a good idea about the snow load, you could be in for an unpleasant, costly, and possibly dangerous surprise. […]