General roofing industry news regarding new products, roof systems, etc.

How Much Snow Can My Roof Hold?

Are you wondering just how much snow your roof can hold? Did you know that just 1 foot of snow can weigh anywhere from 3 lbs. to 21 lbs. per square foot? A building’s structure is only designed to hold a certain amount of load. So what actually happens when your roof gets too much weight on it and becomes over-stressed? How can you tell if you might be in an unsafe environment? Here is a quick list of a few indicators that you may need to move to a safer place.

Your Tenant, Your Roofer, Your Money – Why Having a Preferred Roofer is Important

Roof replacements can be expensive. So why let your tenants choose who works on your roof? Even if this seems like a good way to reduce your responsibility it can just lead to a bigger headache down the road that will most definitely be your responsibility. Tenant contractors can end up costing YOU more than you might think. Here are 4 reasons to consider having a preferred roofer for your tenants to contact.

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“It’s Not You, It’s Me…” Finding the Right Roofing Contractor

Finding the right roofing contractor can be a little like a first date. Everybody is on their best behavior and you go out of your way to give that perfect first impression. Similar to a divorce, ending a relationship with a bad contractor can also be very costly. Here are 5 tips on how to weed out those frogs and find a Prince Charming for your project so you don’t have to worry about breaking up.

The #1 best solution for high wind roof design

Discover the best solution for high wind roof design...meet the V2T roof system! The V2T roofing system uses the power of the wind to hold the roof in place. The higher the winds get the stronger your roof becomes. This roofing technology allows for a fumeless roof installation with higher wind resistance and less man hours.

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3 Important Reasons to Hire an EPA Certified Renovation Contractor (RRP) When Dealing with Lead-Based Paint

Are you completing renovations to a structure that may contain lead-based paint? Is your contractor certified by the EPA to mitigate the risks presented by renovations to a structure containing lead-based paint? Find out what you need to know! Here are 3 important reasons to ensure your contractor is EPA certified.

Important Things to Consider When Selecting Your Next Roof

Replacing your roof system may seem intimidating. After all, next to the actual cost of constructing the building the cost of replacing the roof system may be one of the single largest expenditures that you can make. When replacing the roof, there are a lot of factors that you will want to consider.

Energy Code Brochure Explains Commercial Roofing Requirements in 2015 IECC

Energy Code Brochure Explains Commercial Roofing Requirements in 2015 IECC The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) with the assistance of the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing and the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) have developed and released a brochure entitled “The International Energy Conservation Code as Applied to Commercial Roofing.” This brochure was [...]