How to Decide Between a Metal and Tile Roofing System

As a commercial builder, you need to ask yourself what kind of roofing system will serve your building best. Both metal and tile roofs are popular structures for commercial properties. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of each and decide on the best one. Let’s compare the weight, energy efficiency, design and structure of these two roofing systems.


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How HVAC Units Can Affect A Commercial Roof

A lot of commercial buildings conveniently place their HVAC units on top of the roof. HVAC units are crucial in keeping your building cool, with ambient temperatures and refreshed interiors. Rooftop HVAC units are a convenient and efficient option but with the collateral damage of roofing problems. Rooftop HVAC units penetrate the roofing system and the immediate area becomes at great risk for damage and various roofing problems.


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Keeping Your Data Center Cool With The Right Roof

A great concern in large data centers is the logistical problem of the heat that is generated by servers and machinery within the data center. All day long, the heat from the machinery cooks up the bricks and the cumulative effect causes the entire data center to heat up deeper and deeper to the point where even the cool temperatures of the night cannot bring it back to ambient temperatures. The data centers significantly become hotter on the roof where the air con condensers are located when environmental temperatures are high and this is a major concern for shutting down the data center due to temperatures higher than safe operating levels.
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How to Avoid a Roof Collapse

Roof collapses from winter storms are a common occurrence, and one which can lead to great loss of property and even lives. When too much rain accumulates on the roof, the weight of it


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Will Your Roof make it through the storms?

The subtropical climate in Florida is great during the summer months; however, this climate also brings around strong tropical storms, thunderstorms, cyclones and even hurricanes. With this kind of weather, it is crucial to have well-built and maintained commercial roof for
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Reasons Property Owners Should Consider Green Roofs

Roofs are usually designed to act as barriers against natural elements. However with technological advancement roofs can now serve as a growing medium for plants. Green roofs are different from other roofs in the sense that they hold water. Other roofs usually shed the water as soon as it gets on the surface.
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Embrace Cool Roofs for Energy Efficiency

If you want a comfortable, energy efficient home you should consider getting cool roofs. The roofs are designed to ensure that the house stays comfortable when the temperatures are high in summer. During sunny days energy bills go up because of using too much energy to keep the house cool. A roofer will calculate to determine the right temperature for your home before putting up a cooling roof.

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Why Hire a Professional for Roof Tune Ups

Your roof should be tuned up regularly if you want to increase its life cycle, keep it looking good and maintain safety around the building. The roof is a crucial element of any construction; it is what holds the entire structure together. The roof is often exposed to a lot of damaging elements, from extreme weather to heavy loads, falling debris and moisture, things can get pretty out of hand if you do not do regular tune ups. For the best results, you should hire a professional contractor for the job. Many people often turn residential roof tune-ups into DIY activities. The harm in that is that you could miss a couple of crucial indicators to the actual state of your roof.


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