Coatings have the ability to reflect sunlight and protect the underlying roof system against the elements. They can be applied to practically any type of roof, except for roofing systems covered in gravel or other ballast. But typically, roof coatings are used in commercial buildings due to one of these three main reasons:
When you’re installing a new gutter system in your home, it’s never recommended that you do it by yourself as doing so can leave you vulnerable to mistakes that are costly to rectify. Instead, it’s best that you leave the gutter installation in the hands of the professionals. However, as the homeowner, it’s also recommended..
Thermoplastic olefin (TPO) was introduced at the beginning of the 1990s as a more cost-effective alternative to PVC roofing products. A TPO membrane is made up of three layers, which are the polymer base, polyester-reinforced fabric center, and the thermoplastic polyolefin compounded top ply. Many roofers and building owners prefer this material due to its long list..
Your gutters and downspouts are meant to catch the rainwater that runs off your roofing system to safely divert it away from your home. Without them, the rainwater could easily run off your roof and into the ground below, which could eventually seep beneath your home and cause foundation damage. Despite its benefits, however, there are some homeowners..
Roof maintenance requires a solid strategy to ensure its success and continual implementation. When creating a commercial roofing management strategy, it’s best to have a professional guide you through the development of a work plan. Moreover, during the planning stages, ensure that all important aspects of your roof will be discussed thoroughly.
Commercial roof coatings are often presented to building owners as an alternative to roof replacement. Generally, these roof coatings are fluid-applied adhered coatings used for roof repair or maintenance. To help you learn more about roof coatings, here is a simple guide from commercial and residential roofing experts at All American Roofing.
Roof leaks are a surefire source of headaches for any property owner or manager. Left to worsen long enough, they don’t only result in unsightly damage but can also promote mold growth, posing health risks to building tenants. Fortunately, it’s possible to prevent leaks on commercial roofing systems.
When it comes to residential roofing projects, you may be shocked to know that there is an abundance of materials and brands on the market for your consideration. While there’s no doubt that almost every brand available can both suit your needs and perform admirably as well, there is one brand that you should especially..
Commercial roof projects are typically extensive, and one of their challenges is scheduling the work when the building is empty. Since this can be nearly impossible, you can expect tenants to be present while roof work is going on.
Nowadays, metal roofs are one of the most popular residential roofing materials. This is all thanks to their affordability, durability and energy efficiency capabilities. Unfortunately, like every roofing material, they do come with their own downsides and the problem of metal roofs just happens to be galvanic corrosion. In this post, All American Roofing discusses the common..