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What are the Benefits of a Silicone Roofing System?

Maintaining the integrity of a commercial roof should always be a top priority. Whether it is multi-family housing or an office building, silicone roof coating provides years of leak-free functionality. It is applied in liquid form and comes in several colors with white being the most popular. The benefits it brings make it a good choice.   Reduced Cost of Maintenance While rain and wind can cause damage over time, the sun is a roof’s biggest enemy. Extended exposure to ultraviolet rays can break down the structural integrity of a roof and eventually make it useless. Using a white silicone…

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3 Things That Are Involved in an Attic Inspection

Roof Ventilation: What’s Involved in an Attic Inspection? You may think that if the roof is not leaking and seems to be holding together, nothing is wrong. The reality is many small problems could be hidden away and ongoing, especially if the ventilation system is not working properly. This is why a thorough inspection of your roof and attic is very important before moving on to repairs or replacement. Hire a Professional While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned and lived in a home,…

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When to Choose Tapered Roof Insulation

Positive drainage, whether in new construction or applied in re-roofing jobs, is just plain good roofing practice. The goal of positive drainage is to reduce, if not eliminate, any standing water that results from what is called “ponding.” This effect is the result of a dead-level roof deck where there is no slope in the design to allow positive drainage. The drainage solution for a flat roof is the latest in modern materials that has produced a professional and effective system design for any project: Tapered Roof Insulation. Benefits of Using Tapered Roof Insulation There are advantages to using tapered…