Expensing Rules for Commercial Roofs in 2020

The expensing rules for commercial roofs in 2020 have changed. If your business has purchased a new roof in the past, you may have had to write off the cost of the roof over several years, perhaps even 39 years. Many roofs need to be replaced a second time before this depreciation period was even [...]

By |2020-01-09T22:52:57+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Much Weight Can a Roof Support?

There are plenty of situations where you may need to know how much weight your roof can support. If you own a commercial flat roof you may be curious if it can support a new packaged HVAC system, or the weight of your maintenance crew. Homeowners may be concerned that their roof won’t support them [...]

By |2019-12-03T12:34:11+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Who is Responsible for Roof Repairs in a Townhouse?

As a townhouse roof covers more than one dwelling and townhouses are often owned by organizations and landlords, you may be a bit confused about who is responsible when you need roof repairs. Does the HOA or a co-operative foot the bill? Or do you and your neighbor have shared roof responsibility? There is no [...]

By |2019-11-15T18:40:53+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Much Ventilation Does a Flat Roof Need?

You know that roofers install vents on residential roofs, but what about your commercial flat roof? How much ventilation does a flat roof need? The answer depends on the type of roof you have: a cold roof or hot roof. Any type of roof, from TPO to EPDM, can be either hot or cold. It [...]

By |2019-11-05T12:13:28+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why are Flat Roofs Common on Larger Commercial Buildings?

On your home, you have a sloped roof. Why are flat roofs more common on larger commercial buildings? There are a few advantages of flat roofing that make it ideal for commercial buildings. For one thing, commercial roofs can be much, much larger than homes. On these kinds of buildings, creating a sloped surface and [...]

By |2019-10-24T18:47:25+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Steel vs Aluminum Roof Installation: Which Should You Choose?

Not all metal roofs are made of the same material, or even from the same manufacturing techniques. There are many metal options, but the two most popular options are steel and aluminum. We install both steel and aluminum standing seam metal roofs, so we frequently advise customers as to which material is best for them. [...]

By |2019-10-08T17:55:43+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|