Rooftop with convenient HVAC placement.

Having a commercial HVAC system in front of your building can detract from the aesthetic of your property. However, installing an HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) unit on a flat roof removes the undesirable and bulky ground units from eyesight.

Besides aesthetics, there are many benefits to moving your air conditioning system from the ground to the rooftop. Not only will your HVAC unit be out of sight and out of mind but the challenges associated with ground units will also be eliminated. Even better, your commercial building will gain back usable space while the unit itself can be easily maintained. 

Learn why these rooftop HVAC units are gaining popularity and how your commercial building can benefit from the move.

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Commercial roofing contractors replacing a roof.

Commercial roof repair and replacement can cost thousands of dollars. Because it can be such an expensive investment, it is vital to find a professional commercial roof repair company to help.

Want to learn more about what to look for in a roof repair company? Keep reading this article to get help choosing a commercial roofer! Read more

Commercial roof system awaiting replacement.

Have you been looking at commercial roof replacement for your building, but think it sounds way too complicated? Or, are you worried about the cost?

Having a safe and functional roof is necessary for your employees and clients. And, it can be done faster than you realize, depending on your type of roof.

But, finding a roofing contractor that understands your business needs is crucial. Are you concerned that getting a commercial roof replacement will impact normal day-to-day business functions?

It is easier than you think if you stick with the professionals. Keep reading this guide to learn the steps involved in the roof replacement process!

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Sagging commercial roof with multiple areas of ponding water present.

The average lifespan of a commercial roof varies from 10–40 years, depending on the materials used to construct it and how well it’s maintained.

But that doesn’t mean that a newer roof can’t become damaged or start to sag. In fact, much to a business owner’s dismay, many people find themselves facing a sagging roof sooner than they’d like.

If the roof of your commercial building is sagging, this article will cover the topics you need to know, including potential causes of a sagging roof, how a sagging roof can be fixed, and the cost of repairing a sagging roof.

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Roof Leak Requiring Commercial Roof Repair.

Even though the severe weather season in Ohio was off to a slow start this year, that doesn’t mean that the storms we had didn’t cause major damage to roofing systems across the region. If you have a retail store, check for signs that commercial roof repair might be needed on the horizon. Afterall, being proactive could mean saving money down the road!

If you’ve noticed issues like missing shingles, large pieces of debris or water spots on the ceiling, keep reading to see if your commercial roof needs repairs right away.

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Commercial roofers performing a roof replacement project.

A solid roof system is your building’s first line of defense against weather-related damage and potentially costly leaks. But even durable, well-maintained roofs eventually require new commercial roof installation.

There is a wide range of factors that can determine the timeline. This article will explore the elements that affect cost and overall timeline of roof installation. Read more

Damaged Roof Requiring Emergency Roof Repair.

A damaged or leaking roof can be detrimental to any business–and no matter what type of business you run, losing revenue or equipment due to leaks or roof damage is a huge issue.

Unfortunately, emergency roof repair is something most businesses eventually face. Weather damage (like hail storms), aging, and normal wear and tear eat away at your roof. But, knowing what to do when this issue pops up helps you protect your assets and keep your business running smoothly.

True emergency roof repair services are required when your roof stops offering interior protection. Here are a few things you can do to help protect your assets (and bottom line) when roofing issues arise.

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Flat elementary school roof where school system inquired about emergency roof repair.

Your school system is the heartbeat of your community. Without it, your town loses its attractiveness to newcomers, and a worn down elementary school, middle school or high school can have a long-lasting impact on the economic climate of your local area.

A great, well-maintained school system, on the other hand, will help keep people there!

Taking care of a school’s structure is an investment in the community, and new school buildings indicate that your leadership cares about the community as a whole.

So when the building starts to fall apart, it’s time to call in the experts. How do you know, though, when you need emergency roof repair? These are seven signs that your school administrators need to call an expert in emergency commercial roof repair services.

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How Often Should You Schedule a Commercial Roof Inspection?

The primary goal of a commercial building’s roof inspection is to keep your roof system well-maintained and in good standing with any warranties that may be in place.

Without a structurally sound roof, your entire business is exposed to the elements and could become hazardous for employees, too. But, how often do you need to get a roof inspection, and what should you expect from one Read more

Comparing Contractor Bids for Your Commercial Roof

When obtaining bids for roof repair, replacement or an entirely new roofing system, your business is putting its trust in the expertise of multiple commercial roofing contractors. So, it’s imperative to do your due diligence, reviewing each company’s scope of work along with the bid price that gets submitted.

Unfortunately, when comparing bids for commercial roof projects, many developers end up choosing the roofing contractor with the lowest (but not necessarily the best) bid, which can be the source of many issues down the line. The cheapest option is almost never the best option, and today, we’ll dive deeper into the importance of comparing bids by going beyond just the price you see on paper.

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