Why Choose Duro-Last Roofing? The Top Benefits for Building Owners
As a building owner, one of the most crucial decisions you’ll make is selecting the right roofing system. The roof protects your entire investment, safeguarding your property, assets, and occupants from the elements. When it comes to durability, efficiency, and peace of mind, Duro-Last roofing stands head and shoulders above the rest. Great Lakes Roofing […]
When flat roofs reach the end of their life-cycle
There are several reasons why a flat single ply roof can fail. Some common causes of failure include: Poor installation: A flat single ply roof must be installed correctly to ensure it performs as intended. If it is not installed properly, it can lead to issues such as leaks and premature deterioration. Weathering: Exposure to […]
Hail! Hail! Go away hail!
Weather of any kind can be a threat to your commercial facility. Tornados, hurricanes, and other high wind, snow, and even light rain – if there are flaws in your roof membrane – can cause problems. Aside from an extreme wind event, perhaps no weather force is potentially more damaging than hail. Storms that produce […]
Environmental Considerations for Commercial Roofs
In recent years, the commercial roofing industry has been trending toward lightweight, reflective materials. This shift has been environmentally beneficial in a couple of obvious ways: 1) lightweight means that less fuel is necessary to transport materials to the job site; 2) reflective means that the roof can deliver summertime energy savings to commercial facilities […]
Get a Load of This: Snow on Your Commercial Roof
It’s bound to happen: a seasonal news story – or many – about a commercial roof collapsing because of the weight of several inches of recently fallen snow. The collapse isn’t the result of a failure of the roof, but the structure beneath it that couldn’t hold up to the additional weight of the snow. […]
A Few Fun Commercial Roofing Facts
Your roof is an awesome component of your commercial building – providing watertight protection, season after season for (hopefully) 15 years or more. Here are a few tidbits of information about commercial roofing that you might find interesting. Your flat commercial roof isn’t exactly flat. At least, you should hope that it isn’t. All roofs […]
Commercial Roofing Options
When it comes to commercial roofing, building owners have lots of options. Built-up roofing (BUR) systems have been in use in the U.S. for more than a century. They are so named because they are essentially “built” on the rooftop by the contractor, by alternating multiple layers of asphalt or tar between layers of felt […]
PVC vs. TPO – Which Flat White Roofing Is Best?
Which type of flat white roofing is best? As a building owner, understanding your roofing system will help you to make better decisions when it’s time for repairs and for scheduling regular maintenance. You may have purchased your commercial building after the roof was installed, so how much do you know about the type of […]