Why Do Flat Roofs Fail?

Flat roofs represent a significant investment and protect the rest of your building. When they fail, they cause a huge scramble for professional help and replacement—which also costs you too. So, avoiding flat roof failure is an important part of caring for any building. To avoid failure, you need to know what causes it in [...]

By |2022-10-13T11:25:50+00:00October 13th, 2022|Categories: General|

Are Flat Roofs More Likely to Leak?

Are flat roofs more likely to leak than pitched roofs? No, not when properly installed and maintained. While those might seem like big caveats, there are simple steps you can take to ensure that your flat roof is properly installed and then well-maintained. We’ll discuss what you should know about the potential of flat roofs [...]

By |2022-09-22T13:25:07+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: General|

Are Flat Roofs More Energy Efficient?

On a commercial building, flat roofs are often included as a matter of efficiency. On such broad buildings, including a sloped roof would require a very large amount of materials, and the weight of the pitched roof might also be design-prohibitive. It is more cost-effective and more convenient to install flat roofs instead. As a [...]

By |2022-09-23T19:19:25+00:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: General|

What is Roof Flashing and Why Does it Matter?

Roof flashing is one of the most critical parts of a roof. Unfortunately, it is also one of the least understood. Some homeowners, and inexperienced roofers, might just dab some roofing cement on leaking flashing and call it done. However, this is only going to stop the leak temporarily. Roof flashing needs special treatment and, [...]

By |2022-07-05T14:20:59+00:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Roof Installation|

The Pros and Cons of a Tile Roof

Tile roofing is a traditional roofing material that you can often find on historic homes in the South, mission style homes on the west coast, and other classic architectural styles. While they were once composed of simple clay, modern material science has enabled manufacturers to make even more durable, consistent and beautiful tiles from concrete [...]

By |2022-06-09T19:40:02+00:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: General|
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