Ponding water is detrimental when allowed to sit for a period of time on a flat commercial roof. This means it’s up to you to use tools to remove ponding water. It can improve drainage and ensure you don’t experience problems down the...Read more
Leaving Water on a Flat Roof: How Long is Too Long?
There’s a problem with flat roofs. Water does not run off of it very easily. Particularly with commercial roofs, there’s more of a chance for them to be flat because that is the most common design. It’s affordable and easy to build...Read more
Flat Commercial Roof Mold: What To Do About It
Flat Commercial Roof Mold: What To Do About It When you have a flat commercial roof, you need to be careful about the various issues that can arise. There is generally poor drainage, and this can lead to ponding water. If the water sits long...Read more
Winter Maintenance Guidelines for HVAC Units on Flat Commercial Roofs
Winter Maintenance Guidelines for HVAC Units on Flat Commercial Roofs HVAC units are often installed on flat commercial roofs. Properly maintaining the HVAC system is crucial, and it’s particularly important during winter. One off the main...Read more
Ponding Pumps: How They Work And When You Should Use Them
Flat roof commercial roofing gets a bad reputation, and that’s because of all the water ponding that can take place. If too much water accumulates, it can send a roof crashing down, destroying a significant amount of commercial property...Read more
Addressing Roof Rot on A Flat Commercial Roof
Addressing Roof Rot on A Flat Commercial Roof Roof Rot (aka dry rot) is a roof condition to avoid at all costs. It’s ugly, it’s unhealthy, and it’s costly to repair the damage it causes. Roof rot breaks down roofing materials...Read more
Repair, Repatch, Replace: What Are Your Options?
Repair, Re-patch, Replace: What Are Your Options? When there is damage to a flat commercial roof, your goal is to get it repaired as quickly as possible. However, depending on the extent of damage, there may be a few different options available...Read more
Steps You Can Take to Improve Flat Roof Drain Systems
Steps You Can Take to Improve Flat Roof Drain Systems A roof that’s completely flat is a defective roof. Why? Because without a slight slope to direct water to the perimeters or a central drain system, it will develop a ponding problem. A...Read more
6 Most Common Flat Roof Maintenance Mistakes
6 Most Common Flat Roof Maintenance Mistakes A flat roof is common on many types of commercial buildings and businesses. While flat roofs have a lot of advantages, they do require correct construction and maintenance in order to stay functional...Read more
Roof Membrane Options for Flat Commercial Roofs: Life Spans and Other Considerations
Roof Membrane Options for Flat Commercial Roofs: Life Spans and Other Considerations Flat roofs offer several advantages, especially for commercial buildings. For example, they’re affordable, easy to construct and convenient. Covering a flat roof...Read more
When Is a Professional Roofer Necessary?
When Is a Professional Roofer Necessary? Most commercial buildings have flat roofs. But just as other roofs, a flat roof is prone to certain conditions that need to be repaired. While you may not need a roofing contractor to fix some types of...Read more
How To Improve Flat Roof Maintenance
How To Improve Flat Roof Maintenance Flat roofs, often called shed roofs, tend to require higher levels of maintenance than traditional pitched roofs. This means that you will need to focus on maintenance because they are subject to damage from...Read more