Smart Building Managers Do These 3 Things First

Smart Building Managers Do These 3 Things First

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 …

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3 Ways Poor Maintenance Causes Industrial Roofing Problems

3 Ways Poor Maintenance Causes Industrial Roofing Problems

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 …

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How to Fight Back Against Rain Destruction

How to Fight Back Against Rain Destruction

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

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

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 …

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What You Need to Know About Reflective Roofing For Your Building

What You Need to Know About Reflective Roofing For Your Building

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 …

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The Worst Kind of Snow for Your Roof

The Worst Kind of Snow for Your Roof

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.

How to Best Time Your Industrial Roof Replacement

How to Best Time Your Industrial Roof Replacement

The ideal time for industrial roof replacement is when all your clients have paid their bills, all your employees simultaneously head out for vacation, and your commercial roofer has a surprisingly clear calendar. Such a time does not exist, so how do you properly time the necessary industrial roof replacement? Seasonal Spring and summer are …

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How Weather Impacts Your Industrial Roof's Life

How Weather Impacts Your Industrial Roof’s Life

In many ways, western Massachusetts is an ideal environment. Industrial roofing does not face the stifling heat and humidity of America’s southeast, or the blazing sun and ultraviolet damage of America’s southwest. Still, Massachusetts does have tough winters. The weather takes an enormous toll on any industrial roof, no matter its location. Not Getting Any …

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