Fall is commonly seen as the best time of year for commercial roof replacement.

Holding off maintenance because you’re wondering what the best time of the year is for a complete commercial roof replacement? While each season has their own pros and cons, the best time to schedule your roof replacement is when you need it! Don’t wait for a better season if a replacement is needed right away. 

If you have the luxury to plan and schedule your roof replacement though, here are the seasons ranked from worst to best to get that new roof you’ve been considering for your business or commercial space. 

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Managing roofing assets for multiple facilities can delay full roof replacement.

Get the most out of your metal roof! Commercial metal roofs are known to last over half a century, but don’t take this for granted! A poorly maintained metal roof will deteriorate much faster than those that receive regular care and maintenance. 

Metal roofing systems are proven to last longer than your average shingle or flat roof, but still need the same attention. Whether you are considering the switch to a metal roof for your commercial building or have one already, see why regular maintenance is crucial. Read more

A commercial roof fall checklist can prevent damage from heavy leaf buildup.

Fall means back to school and haunted houses, but it also means changing weather conditions; and changes in temperature (and extreme weather) are just some ways that your commercial roof system can face damage.

While many people spend time doing fall activities like consuming anything pumpkin spice, commercial roof maintenance should be a high priority, too. Afterall, your roof protects your entire building, so make sure it is taken care of properly! 

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Commercial roof replacement is more affordable with the improved tax deductions.

There’s never been a better time to replace your roof, because in 2021, tax code Section 179 was updated to have an even better tax deduction for commercial building owners.

Since commercial roofs typically have a large square foot coverage area, the cost of a full roof replacement for commercial buildings can get steep (which leads to many building owners putting off when they need a new roof). But, procrastinating on roof replacement can cause additional problems that compromise the integrity of your entire building!

Sure, repairing damage and performing preventative maintenance on your roof helps prolong its lifespan, but all roofs will need to be replaced eventually. As of 2021, this became a lot more affordable for business owners with an extended tax code adding improvements to commercial roofing to the qualified list.  Read more

Commercial roof leaks being addressed quickly to avoid bigger issues.

About 40% of building-related problems are due to water intrusion, usually through the roof. If your commercial roof has sprung a leak, don’t wait. Instead, make sure to follow these six steps for addressing roof leaks right away to minimize damage and other complications. Otherwise, you’ll have to deal with a long list of losses and expensive costs in your future. 

Roofs usually last about half of their designed lifespan, due to the building owner’s lack of preventative roof maintenance and repair of minor issues. It pays off to be diligent, because regular roof inspections for a potential point of entry can postpone full roof replacement. Keep reading to discover how to handle commercial roof leaks today and protect your roof! Read more

here are many advantages of cool roofing systems, including decreased energy costs and extended lifespan.

Did you know you can improve the energy efficiency of your business, save money, and keep your office buildings more comfortable with just one change? Cool roofing systems provide an easy way to gain these benefits with just one switch.

Why should you consider cool roofing for your building? There are many advantages of cool roofing systems for commercial roofing. See why cool roofing might be the best option for your commercial roofs! Read more

Locate and fix leaking commercial metal roofs.

Metal roofs are durable, dependable, and can last up to 40 (or even 70) years. With such a long lifespan, commercial buildings can certainly get a lot out of a metal roof. But, metal roofs can leak just like any other type of commercial roofing system and tend to be a little more difficult to fix as compared to leaks on traditional asphalt roofs. So what do you do when/if a leak happens? 

If you’re struggling with a leaking metal roof, the following solutions are often utilized by professional roofing companies to address metal roof leaks. But before we talk about repair options, let’s first take a look at how you can spot a leaky metal roof! Read more

5 factors play a major role in commercial roof replacement cost.

Are you afraid that it’s time to get a new commercial roof for your property? Are you hoping to set a realistic expectation for how much the roofing quotes might be for a new roof? If so, learn all about the cost factors that determine the price.

As you may expect, commercial roof replacement costs have a wide variety of prices. 

Let’s take a deeper dive into the factors that dictate the overall price for a new commercial roof, which will help you better understand the process overall. Read more

Managing roofing assets for multiple facilities can delay full roof replacement.

Good roof asset management is oftentimes an overlooked component for many businesses and building owners. But the truth of the matter is that the old “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” frame of mind is not a viable mentality for a proactive roof management plan. 

Unfortunately, many brick-and-mortar businesses tend to put this important aspect of their facility management on the back-burner. With all the difficulties that come with overseeing multiple facilities, there’s a good chance that managing roofing assets isn’t always at the forefront of concern.

However, that doesn’t make it any less crucial.

The good news is with the right knowledge about key components, you can gain a stronghold over these little nuances in your businesses, which will make it inordinately easier to manage and maintain your rooftops.

Here are some common challenges facility managers face in maintaining the roofing systems of multiple facilities (and what you can do to handle them). Read more

Extreme heat's effect on commercial roofs is worse than you think.

Every building owner relies on their roof for protection. Unfortunately, roofs themselves aren’t indestructible.

Because roofs are the first line of defense for your building’s occupants, they need to be monitored and maintained. Proper attention and maintenance can ensure that your roof continues to protect the facilities (and people) inside.

However, have you ever thought about the effect of high temperatures on rooftops? Recent heat waves might make this question even more pressing to answer. Even just one 90-degree day can cause damage, let alone day after day during the summer months.

It’s important to understand the effects of extreme heat on your commercial roof. Learn why it’s important to maintain and replace your roofing materials as needed to prevent roof leaks and any other kind of potential damage! Read more