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New Year, Same Roof! How Maintenance Extends Your Roof’s Life

January 15th, 2018|

You might think since your commercial roof isn’t new, there isn’t much point implementing a maintenance plan. However, getting started with regular maintenance now can offer benefits like minimizing future repair expenses, preserving your building’s energy efficiency to keep heating and cooling costs in check, and preventing leaks that damage the building’s structure, interior and contents like equipment, furnishings or inventory. Putting a roof maintenance plan into action in 2018 can also extend the useful life of your roof and delay the need for a costly replacement by: […]

3 New Year’s Actions to Benefit Your Roof

January 8th, 2018|

The arrival of the new year is worth celebrating, because it means there are only roughly three more months of harsh winter weather that can adversely affect the roof on your commercial property. Taking the following three actions this January can help keep your roof in the best possible condition now and all year long:

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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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