Aluminum is often a preferred roofing material for its lightweight, anti-corrosive, and thermal conductivity properties. (Galvanized steel is also commonly used in roofing, however, it’s heavier and more expensive.)
You can easily find several aluminum roof coating products on the market that promise an easy, low-cost fix to roof problems. They’re likely sitting on the shelves of your local home improvement store ready for do-it-yourselfers to purchase and use.
When it comes to the integrity of your commercial roof, we want to warn building owners to keep a few things in mind before deciding to go that route.Continue reading Warning: Aluminum Coatings & Metal Roofs
There are a lot of great things about Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Nearby state parks like Conneaut Lake and Pymatuning make it especially ideal for outdoor lovers to live and visit.
Those who live here year-round, however, know that the climate isn’t for the weak at heart sometimes.
Crawford County gets its fair share of rainfall, more than 40 inches annually. That’s higher than the nation’s average rainfall. According to one report, Allegheny County gets precipitation (snow, sleet, hail, or rain) on average, 166 days per year.
That’s why proper roof flashing is so important. Your local commercial building needs to withstand the barrage of precipitation. Flashing plays a key role in a commercial roof system’s water drainage.Continue reading Why Roof Flashing is Key to Your Crawford County Building
Through our years of experience working on commercial roofs, we’ve come across some common roof issues. If you’re a property manager or building owner, you’ll want to be alert to these signs of roof damage and weak spots. We offer free onsite roof inspections and can help you determine if there are weaknesses in your commercial roof.Continue reading 5 Common Roof Problems Your Building Might Have (with photos)
Building managers and property owners know that preventative roof maintenance can save thousands of dollars when it keeps repairs in check.
Small leaks that are detected early can be a less expensive fix than leaks left unrepaired. Doing so helps you avoid water damage to the contents in your building and avoid risking the health of staff inside the building who could be threatened by mold or rotted framing caused by leaks.
Read: 5 ways a Roof Leak Could Destroy Your Warehouse
Yet any weakness in a building roof is one that deserves attention. The following are a few common areas that pose a risk for anyone repairing or restoring a commercial roof. Fortunately, Keystone Commercial Roofing uses a photo app that helps create awareness of these areas for our installation crew.Continue reading Neglected Roof Maintenance Hot Spots [and a checklist for facility managers]
A roof inspection could end up saving your thousands in future repairs. So how much does a professional roof inspection cost?
Costs may vary, depending on the type of commercial roof you have, its size, the location of your building, and its existing roof materials. Property owners can expect to pay between $200-$500 for a commercial roof inspection, on average.
Some industrial roofing companies offer free inspections to meet potential customers, prove their skill, and build brand awareness.Continue reading How Much Does a Roof Inspection Cost?
Leaks on commercial roofing are often caused by brittle, cracked sealant (caulking) around seams, flashing, and roof units, such as HVAC or drainage systems.
Brittle caulking is an issue on most roofs and often one of the most visible causes of leaks in commercial roofing. Proper sealants can be used to repair weak spots in your commercial roof. Ultimately, commercial roof sealant repair and replacement should be part of a roof restoration to ensure your building’s safety.
Finding the best caulk sealant to use on your commercial roof may depend on the climate and time of year.Continue reading What Is the Best Sealant for Commercial Roof Leaks?
Many commercial and industrial buildings have flat roofs
because they are less expensive to install and maintain than pitched roofs.
Flat roofs, or “low slope” roofs, typically have a slope of 25% or less.
Water pooling, leaks, and membrane punctures are common
issues with flat roofs. Protective coatings can remediate many of these issues.
By far, the most common issue with flat roofs in Northeast
Pennsylvania are leaks, which can be caused by the other flat roof issues.Continue reading Common Issues with Flat Roofs [And How to Solve Them]
Water is a powerhouse. Even small droplets, over a sustained
amount of time, can cause destruction. From barely noticeable intrusion to
all-out water bursts, water’s destruction on your warehouse could be
What commercial roof maintenance plan do you have in place
to help avoid undiscovered leaks in the roof of your warehouse? Our commercial
roofing contractors offer a free inspection so you can get the information you
need and learn about leak-proofing roof coatings through Keystone Commercial
Roofing.Continue reading 5 Ways a Roof Leak Could Destroy Your Warehouse
Professional roofing consultants can provide free commercial
roof inspections throughout the year, but there are a few reasons why you
shouldn’t put off your building’s roof inspection any longer. Our roofing
experts are ready to perform your free roof inspection.Continue reading 5 Reasons to Inspect Commercial Roofing in the Fall
Finding out there’s a leak in your building’s flat roof or
metal roofing is a daunting discovery. While we encourage all facility managers
to conduct roof condition assessments regularly, we know it’s a task that
sometimes gets pushed to the wayside. This year, especially, there were likely
pandemic-related issues that took precedence.
So if your building’s roof is showing any of the signs
of needed roof repair, don’t delay in finding a reputable commercial
roofing company to check that task off your list.Continue reading How Do I Choose the Best Commercial Roofer Near Me?