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EPDM Roofing: Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to commercial roofing systems, there are a world of options at your disposal. In order to help you narrow down your search, we want to discuss one of the most popular roofing systems on the market – EPDM, or rubber roofing. Ultimately, while your selection in commercial roofing systems is heavily dependent on your properties’ particular needs, EPDM roofing should definitely be up for your consideration. In this article, we explain and weigh the advantages and disadvantages of EPDM or rubber roofing.

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What is TPO Roofing? (Material, Cost & More)

You may have noticed that many commercial buildings display a bright white roof – and that’s no coincidence. As a result of boasting some of the highest energy savings on the market, TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin) has become one of the most commonplace commercial roofing solutions in industry.

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What Happens If I Don’t Replace My Roof Within 20 Years?

While you could put forth the notion that older roofs have “more character”, aged roofs aren’t considered a good sign for potential buyers and insurers alike. If homeowner insurers notice that your roof is older than the StoneHenge, they may simply forfeit coverage. What’s more, a plethora of potential issues can arise if your roof’s maintenance is neglected or if your roof isn’t replaced within the recommended timeframe – from skyrocketing energy bills to structural and interior damage.

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Commercial

An Easy Guide to Commercial Roofing Systems

A grapefruit may look identical to an orange at first glance, but take a closer peek and the differences become obvious – the same goes for residential and commercial roofing. While everyone knows that your roof’s primary function is to protect your property from the elements, commercial roofing also serves additional requirements. This is because, depending on your business, novel fixtures, vents and appliances need to be installed on your roof. As a result, most commercial roofs are flat as opposed to the sloped roofs of conventional residential homes.

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The Advantages Roofing Underlayment Provides

Just like the forward infantry of any army, your roof is the first line of defense from unwanted heat or moisture compromising your home. One crucial aspect of your roof, that you may not be familiar with, is the roofing underlayment. While you may be generally unaware of its existence, if roof underlayment is insufficiently or improperly installed, a whole host of issues can ensue. That’s why it’s important to know more about why roofing underlayment is a critical component of your roof and the need for its continued maintenance.

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What is a Roof Drip Edge & Why Do I Need One?

Installed at the edges and corners of your roof, drip edges are essentially L-shaped metal sheets that funnel water away from the fascia and into the eavestroughs and gutter. Damaged or absent drip edges allow water to seep underneath the shingles of your roof which may ultimately result in structural damage to your home.

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What To Do in the Event of An Emergency Roof Leak

An unexpected roof leak is definitely what some may consider a nightmare scenario – not only can it pose a risk of potential structural damage, but it can also trigger the growth and spread of mold and mildew throughout your home. Fortunately, there are measures you can take that will temporarily mitigate the detrimental effects of an unexpected roof leak until you can get a professional roofer out to your home.

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Why You Should Have a Skylight Installed

A natural light source can be transformative in how a home can look or function. Installing a skylight serves to brighten up interior spaces and add some much-needed feng-shui to your surroundings. However, the utility of skylights go beyond just looks.

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