Selecting the optimal roof for your commercial facility is an important decision that can greatly influence the operating expenses of your building. Given the multitude of options, each tailored to specific requirements, it is imperative to thoroughly assess your facility's precise needs before reaching a decision. This guide offers valuable insights into diverse commercial roofing types, enabling you to make well-informed choices based on the unique challenges of your industry, location and specific requirements.
As the price of labor and materials continue to rise, it is important to focus on long-term strategies regarding roof systems in order to maximize your budget. For example, proper maintenance and regular inspections can go a long way in preventing costly repairs or even premature roof replacement. Here are some of the top strategies to protect your facility's roof:
When it comes to commercial roofing, making the right choices is crucial to the longevity and performance of your facility’s roof. We understand you might have questions about selecting the best roofing strategy for your commercial property. Here, we address some of the most common inquiries we receive from our customers to help you navigate this important decision.
The world of commercial roofing is rapidly evolving and technology is at the forefront of this transformation. In an industry known for its traditional methods and high-risk endeavors, innovations such as drone inspections, infrared moisture scans, green roofing, CentiVision and online portals are paving the way for more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable roofing solutions with a spotlight on safety and customer education. In this article, we'll explore how these technological advancements are shaping the future of commercial roofing and how they're subtly preparing the industry for a digital transformation.
Your facility's roof is the first line of defense against the harsh elements of nature. Its role in protecting your business assets and your associates is of vital importance. Therefore, when partnering with a commercial roofing contractor, here are five key considerations that should be taken into account to ensure an informed decision is made and your investment dollars are prudently spent:
The commercial roofing industry is no exception in an ever-evolving world of technology and innovation. Here at CentiMark, we took a giant leap forward in July 2021 with the launch of CentiVision, a groundbreaking roofing configurator. This advanced tool marks a significant shift in how our customers engage with their roofing projects. It empowers them to visually explore various roof configurations, gaining a comprehensive grasp of both the current state and proposed solution or replacements. With over two years of successful implementation, CentiVision remains a trusted solution for businesses across North America, eliminating uncertainty in their roofing projects.
Out of sight out of mind, your facility’s roof may often take a back seat to other operational priorities. Yet, allocating resources for it in your annual budget planning can lead to savings in the long run. Overlooked roof damage caused by harsh weather or aging can lead to unexpected expenses and problems such as roof leaks. Preventing such issues starts with learning everything about your roof and planning ahead.
Given that your facility's roof serves as the primary protection for your business operations, it may require repairs or maintenance to ensure it's performing at its best and is 100% watertight. Numerous defects with commercial roofs often remain undetected for an extended period of time, escalating into significant damage. Let's explore these frequently overlooked items that may be lurking just above you.
This summer unleashed scorching temperatures across North America. On July 3rd, we witnessed the record-breaking hottest day ever documented on Earth. As the sweltering heat takes its toll, your commercial facility's cooling expenses may spiral out of control. So, how can you better adapt to these blistering conditions? The solution might be your facility's roof.
Navigating roofing projects during uncertain economic times requires careful planning and strategic decision-making. As prices rise and unexpected factors like storm damage may impact your maintenance budget, it is essential to look into various solutions to stretch that budget a bit further.
Roof warranties can be confusing. There are different warranty structures, terms of the warranty and warranty exclusions. Furthermore, different parties are often responsible for different aspects of the warranty at various times throughout the roof's life. Confused yet? Let us help you clear some of the confusion. Why Warranties Are Written Before...
It's time to look into your roof's energy efficiency.
The cold months are behind us and the summer heat will be here before we know it. If you are considering ways to lower your facility's electric bills and take some pressure off your air conditioning system this summer, there are a few solutions to explore.
Your commercial roof is your first line of defense against the elements, protecting everything below - your associates, equipment, inventory, property and much more. In addition, it plays a massive role in your building's energy efficiency and resale value. With so much on the line, ensuring you make correct, educated decisions regarding your roof condition is crucial.
This is the age old question in the roofing industry similar to the Chicken and the Egg question. Building owners constantly wrestle with the question of whether to repair or reroof? Unfortunately, this is often a question that only partially has to do with the condition of the roof. Most importantly it has more to do with the building owners tolerance for risk. Let’s look at some familiar adages or euphemisms and how they help answer the age old question of reroof or repair.
Wow, what a winter we had in North America! Millions coast to coast were impacted by storms, excessive snowfall, high winds and floods. What does that mean for your roof, your building's first line of defense against the elements? There may be damage you need to address before it escalates into more significant issues. With a busy roofing season ahead of us and summer storms just a few months away, repairing and servicing your roof system after winter is paramount. Here are a few quick things to look for:
More and more commercial and industrial facilities across North America choose metal roofing and siding as their ultimate solution to stay watertight and fire-resistant. Let's look at some benefits that drive the interest in metal solutions.