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Is Your Building’s Roof Bullying Its Air Conditioning System?

Temperatures are soon going to start hovering high, like in the mid-90s and above high. Your commercial building is likely already emanating heat inside just from the use of machinery and everyday warehouse activities. The last thing you want is for heat to be coming down from above too.

Asphalt roof systems are especially notorious for absorbing the sun’s heat and forcing a building’s cooling system to work harder in the summer months. White roofing systems, or cool roof systems, do the opposite.

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Commercial Roof Types [and Cost-effective Roof Systems]

Common commercial roofing types include tar and gravel (built-up roofing), PVC and TPO (thermoplastic), EPDM or thermoset roofing, metal roofing, modified bitumen roofing, green roofing systems.

Most commercial roofs are low-slope or flat.

When commercial roofs start to age or damage occurs that threatens their ability to protect the people and contents of your warehouse or other commercial property, roof membrane coatings may be your best option for repair and restoration.

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What to Expect During a Commercial Roof Inspection

Replacing the roof on a commercial building can be a huge expense. That’s why it’s so important to have a commercial roof consultant inspect your building’s roof to conduct a leak inspection and ensure all personnel, inventory, and equipment are sheltered properly.

If the roofing consultant discovers leaks or other roof damage, a roof restoration might be your best option. Roof restorations are money-saving options that can take care of leaks and other damage efficiently and effectively.

Now more than ever, with the strain of COVID-19 restrictions, capital spending limited, and the economy less stable, roof coatings an ideal solution to budgetary limitations.

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The Best Time of Year for Commercial Roofing Projects

Last winter was mild, and we certainly saw less snow accumulation than years past. Still, a mild winter doesn’t necessarily erase the risk of roof damage.

Now’s the time to inspect your facility’s roof to check for leaks or other damages. Not sure what you’re looking for? One of our professional roofing consultants would be happy to come out and inspect your commercial property for any leaks, potential for leaks, or evidence of damage.

With precautions in place due to COVID-19, our consultants practice social distancing, safety protocols, and offer contact-less updates on projects through the use of CompanyCam.

The upcoming months are ideal for roof projects. In fact, the best time for roof coating applications is between May and October.

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COVID-19: Roofing Companies Are Essential

As Pennsylvania continues to “shelter in place” per Governor Wolf’s orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, essential businesses like Keystone Commercial Roofing may continue to operate. We are thankful to be deemed an essential business during these unprecedented times and want to assure our customers we are still in operation and maintaining regular business hours.

Why Are Roofers Essential?

The roofing industry’s national economic impact exceeds $100 billion and it provides employment for more than 1 million people, according to the National Roofing Contractors Association. Roofing consultants and contractors have been deemed essential because they help sustain infrastructure and provide critical services to help maintain the safety of homes and businesses (including hospitals and nursing care facilities).

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Roofing Consultants Can Save Your Business Thousands! Here’s How

Whether your building is a new facility or the same site that’s decades-old, having to replace its roof is never good news. However, knowing there’s a less expensive way to repair your commercial roof and protect your building’s interior is great news.

Granted, commercial roof replacement costs can vary according to the size of the roof, the condition of the roof, access to the roof, and even weather conditions. Yet the cost per square foot will decrease dramatically when you opt for repairs targeted at only the troubled spots or when you opt for a roof coating.

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