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How To Help Prevent Ice Dams On Your Flat Roof

Just like road salt caking the underside of your car or frost forming on your windows, ice dams are a frustrating part of the winter months. But unlike those other winter problems, ice damming on a flat roof can cause severe damage to both the roof and building as a whole. […]

How To Use DSIRE For Your Solar Ready Roof & Solar Energy System

All across the United States, flat-roofed facilities are choosing to power their daily operations with the sun’s energy. Upgrades such as Solar Energy System (SES) reduce a facility’s reliance on utility-generated electricity, help lower the nation’s overall energy usage, and deliver positive environmental impacts. […]

How To Understand Cooperative Purchasing And Its Benefits

To understand Cooperative Purchasing, think of taking a hike on an unknown trail. The path is marked, but having an experienced trail guide is so, so much better. When you tap into the power of Cooperative Purchasing, Vanguard Roofing and Duro-Last® work together to guide you through it. They are there for you at the beginning and end of five simple steps to deliver a beautiful new roof.  […]

How To Plan Well For Your Solar Energy System

As a state-run facility manager, you may have considered converting to solar power to cut down on your energy costs, improve your bottom line, and reduce your facility’s carbon footprint for the long term. Solar systems can also send a powerful message about your organization’s values and priorities to clients, employees, and the local community. […]

Solar Ready Roof: What It Is & Why You Need It

Flat or low-slope commercial roofs have become valuable plots of electricity generation. To convert your roof into a power generator, you must make it solar-ready. A solar-ready roof makes installing a solar power system easier, safer, and cost-effective. Ideally, a roof not designed to carry the additional weight of a Solar Energy System (SES) could result in a nightmare of cost overruns, safety concerns, and project delays.

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How To Best Plan For Commercial Roof Repair Costs

Taking proper care of your commercial roof ensures your building, its occupants, and any valuables therein are protected from the elements. A solid, functional roofing system also enhances business success by improving heating and cooling efficiency and providing a safe, comfortable working environment. […]

Why Solar Energy Is Important For Your Commercial Property

High demand for electrical power, rising electricity costs, and ample roof space provided by commercial buildings make Solar Energy Systems (SES) a sensible investment. Solar energy is a plentiful energy source with significant financial and environmental benefits. Installing solar panels on the roof of a state-run commercial property gives these three benefits: […]

Why Should You Have an Infra-Red Scan of Leaking Roof?

All roofing systems have weaknesses, including commercial flat or low-slope roofs. The moment moisture seeps underneath the protective barrier of your roof, it can cause detrimental problems to your commercial property. Even if there are no obvious signs of leaks right now, your commercial roof could be slowly deteriorating. Without early detection and remediation, even tiny leaks can cause extensive structural damage and eventually require a complete roof replacement. […]

Behind The Scenes Of What Single-Ply Roofing Is

Navigating the complex world of roofing terminology can be challenging. Nowadays, there’s a huge variety of roofing systems available, each specifically suited for certain environments or aesthetic tastes. There are several flat roof replacement options in particular worth exploring. Before you decide, you will want to consider the architecture of the building, the way it will look, and how it will perform long-term. […]

What You Need To Know About Commercial Roof Tax: 2021

If you own commercial property in Wappingers Falls, NY, or the surrounding Tri-State area, then you’ll know how expensive maintaining, repairing or installing a new roof can be. Fortunately, those costs can be considered overhead, which means you may be eligible for certain tax deductions. The following are some of the tax tips for commercial roofs you should keep in mind in 2021 and 2022. […]