Commercial Roofing: Four Types By Material, And What They Provide

Commercial roofing is pretty straightforward. There are three main types of materials and each type has its own valuable features. If you are looking to replace the roof on a commercial development project, consider each of the following commercial roofing materials carefully.  Flat Roof with Waterproofing Membrane ‚ÄčA flat roof is typically manufactured board with a thin layer of concrete and covered with a rubbery waterproofing membrane. It is the most basic roofing you can put on a commercial building. [Read More]

How To Deal With Ice Dams

Now that the cold storms of winter have started rolling in, it is time to be on the watch for ice dam formation along your home's rain gutters and roof edges. While they may seem harmless, ice dams add unnecessary stress along the roofline and are dangerous for the roof itself.  Since ice dams are formed by melted water that is in constant contact with the roof's shingles, the water will eventually intrude below the tar paper and get into the plywood sheeting and cause dry rot. [Read More]

How To Protect Your Roof During A Big Winter Storm

If you just got a new roof, then you know just how nice it is to have your house in working order. And even though it's nice to have a roof that no longer leaks and that's not going to blow off in the next big winter storm, there are some other things that you can do to avoid running into a hazard. From shoveling off your roof during a big storm to making sure your rain gutters are in good shape, this article will list a few ways for you to protect your roof during a big winter storm. [Read More]

Tips for Dealing with a Leaky Roof

A leaky roof is more than a nuisance. Leaks can result in water damage to items in your house or the house itself. Anyone with a roof above their heads should expect to deal with roof damage at some point. Leaks can be the result of many things, including shingles that have become loose due to strong winds, corrosion along joints, and impact damage from flying debris. Handling a leak properly can save you a lot of problems in the future. [Read More]