Winter is almost here. This means colder temperatures and snowfall. As a business owner, you may be asking yourself the effects snow can have on your flat roof. Flat roofs have a lot of advantages, but they may suffer during the winter months. At...Read more
How To: Identify your Type of Membrane or Roof Coating
Roof coating and membranes serve a vital purpose for buildings and enclosures with flat roofs. Membranes and coatings are designed to create a strong seal to prevent leak when water begins to build. The different types of coverings can be...Read more
Do You Need a Roofer to Fix your Ponding?
Flat roofs by definition are not going to drain as well as slanted roofs. However, this does not mean you should allow water to accumulate or puddle on top of your roof. When ponding water on a flat roof starts to develop it is time to start...Read more
Ponding Water & Rooftop HVAC Units: Is There a Connection?
Ponding Water & Rooftop HVAC Units: Is There a Connection? If you’ve got one or more rooftop HVAC units sitting atop your flat commercial roof, there’s a good chance you’ve also got ponding issues. Every owner of a building...Read more
ASTM Testing on Auxiliary Sloping Materials
ASTM Testing on Auxiliary Sloping Materials: The Tests Involved and Why They’re Needed Creating proper slope on your roof is absolutely essential to prevent standing water issues. Your drainage system perhaps isn’t working...Read more
6 Signs That Your Flat Roof Has a Low Spot
Flat commercial roof low spots can lead to damage, leaks, and expensive repairs if they are not dealt with in an effective and timely manner. So, how do you know if you have a low spot? What are the signs that there is a low spot on your roof?...Read more
How To Detect Ponding Water Issues
How To Detect Ponding Water Issues: Signs Without Immediate Roof Inspection As a business with a flat roof, you probably knew the risks that come associated with this design. While you no doubt wanted a flat roof for aesthetic purposes...Read more
Estimating Material Needed to Level Low Spots
Estimating Material Needed to Level Low Spots: From Depth to Coverage Rate After enjoying a flat roof on your business for years, you’re probably noticing a big problem: Low spots. If you’re new to this problem, it means your roof no...Read more
Pros & Cons of Placing HVAC Units On Flat Roofs
Pros & Cons of Placing HVAC Units On Flat Commercial Roofs A flat commercial roof can become a great convenience when you have little interior space within a business. No doubt it’s why you created a commercial flat roof when first...Read more
Why Did My Flat Roof Develop Low Spots?
Why Did My Flat Roof Develop Low Spots? A flat roof is a roof that is nearly level; it will have a very slight angle to it to allow water to run off. They tend to be the most cost efficient roof shape and are more readily accessible for...Read more
Flat Commercial Roof Membrane Options: Similarities and Differences
Flat Commercial Roof Membrane Options: Similarities and Differences When you decided to build a flat roof, did you make a concerted effort to think about the roof membranes you’d use? The options available for roof membranes are...Read more
Ponding Water Sources Other Than Rain: Leaks From Cooler Lines to Structural Issues
Ponding Water Sources Other Than Rain: Leaks From Cooler Lines to Structural Issues Building a flat roof can bring considerable advantages for your commercial roof, primarily in providing more interior space. You may also use your flat roof to...Read more