How Do Ice Dams Damage Roofs?

In winter, heavy snow and cold temperatures reign supreme. To make it worse, most of this snow lands on roofs, leaving them weak or wholly damaged. Aside from putting pressure on your roof, the heavy snow will cause ice dams, leading to leakages. This article explains how ice dams can damage your roof. What Are … Read more

What Roofing Materials Work Especially Well in Hot Climates?

When choosing roofing materials, you have to consider the prevalent weather conditions in your region. If you live in a reasonably warm area, your roofing materials should be able to reflect heat to keep your interiors cool. This article offers roofing materials suitable for hot climates. Roof Overlays Overlaying your roof means installing an extra … Read more

Deciding to Repair or Replace a Commercial Roof

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Although every property owner hopes that their roof will last for decades without signs of deterioration, many external factors can affect the lifespan of a commercial roof. For instance, you could have chosen the wrong system for your roof, or perhaps your commercial roof was not installed correctly. Harsh weather conditions can also lead to … Read more

Types of Residential Roof Gutter Systems

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Rain gutters that run along the base of your roof are designed to do more than just keep rainwater from drenching you as you enter or leave the house on a rainy day. By directing water out and away from the foundation of your home, gutters eliminate the risk of flooding in your basement and … Read more

What is TPO (Thermoplastic Olefin) Roofing?

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A thermoplastic olefin (TPO) roof is a roof made of single-ply roof membranes designed using ethylene propylene rubber. These membranes are meant to combine the sturdiness of EPDM rubber with the exceptional performance of the hot-air sealable closures. TPO membranes have proved to be reliable roofing materials with excellent resistance against ozone. They are also … Read more

When Should I Have My Commercial Roof Inspected?

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Although the thought of inspecting your commercial roof regularly may seem like a bother, it becomes worthwhile when you consider the benefits you will get from a strong, reliable, and long-lasting roof. Replacing a roof now and then is a costly undertaking that can easily be avoided by ensuring that your roof is always in … Read more